BorgWarner Supplies Ward's '10 Best Engines 2009'

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 19 -- The BorgWarner Engine Group supplies systems and components for five of the "10 Best Engines 2009" presented by Ward's Auto World at the North American International Auto Show, including:

o Audi 2.0L TFSI turbocharged DOHC I-4 (A4 Avant)
o BMW 3.0L DOHC I-6 Turbodiesel (335d)
o Chrysler 5.7L Hemi OHV V-8 (Dodge Ram/Challenger R/T)
o Ford 2.5L DOHC I-4 HEV (Escape Hybrid)
o Volkswagen 2.0L SOHC I-4 Turbodiesel (Jetta TDI)

Turbochargers, engine timing systems, viscous fan drives, glow plugs and control modules, and instant start systems are some of the technologies BorgWarner produces for the engines on the distinguished list.

"Fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced performance -- these important benefits drive advances in BorgWarner's industry-leading engine technology," said Tim Manganello, BorgWarner Chairman and CEO. "We are proud to contribute to the success of these notable engines. Congratulations to our winning customers -- Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford and Volkswagen."

Ward's 10 Best Engines program has built a reputation as the auto industry's annual barometer of powertrain expertise. Nominations for the award are limited to engines that are available in regular-production, U.S. models on sale no later than the first quarter of 2009 with a base price of no more than $54,000.

Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide. The FORTUNE 500 company operates manufacturing and technical facilities in 64 locations in 17 countries. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota, Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW, Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. The Internet address for BorgWarner is:

SOURCE BorgWarner Inc.

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