BorgWarner Supplies Latest Alfa Romeo Gasoline Engine With Advanced Engine Timing System

BorgWarner's Engine Timing System with Silent Chain Technology Reduces Friction and Improves Engine Efficiency and Performance

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner's advanced engine timing system drives Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) all-new aluminum 2.0-liter gasoline engine. This Alfa Romeo exclusive engine debuts in the new Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan and will also be available for the brand's upcoming SUV. BorgWarner's state-of-the-art engine timing system includes the company's next-generation silent timing chain for direct-injected, boosted engines, and helps FCA reach its challenging engine performance goals.

"We are very pleased to expand our successful business with FCA by supplying Alfa Romeo with our sophisticated engine timing solutions, as we have for other FCA engine series since 2010," said Joe Fadool, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Morse Systems. "At BorgWarner, we understand how various complex engine timing components interact with each other. This enables us to deliver leading integrated systems solutions specifically tuned and optimized for each customer application."

BorgWarner's engine timing system is designed to reduce mass and friction for improved fuel economy and engine efficiency. The advanced chain has high-quality finishing links and optimized chain link profiles and pins for improved wear performance. Featuring a precisely designed geometry to reduce mass, BorgWarner's silent timing chain offers best-in-class strength and durability as well as the lowest noise, vibration and harshness on the market. As a systems supplier, BorgWarner delivers numerous components for engine timing systems such as chains, tensioners and cam phasers, facilitating a highly tuned engine for optimal timing.

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