Leading components manufacturer, Borgwarner announced that it has developed a dual volute turbocharger that has been designed specifically for petrol engines used in light-duty vehicles. This turbocharger can meet aggressive transient response targets.
The company mentioned in a press release that when accelerating from a low speed, the new turbocharge can deliver a quicker response time and the dual volute geometry allows facilitates complete segregation of engine exhaust pulsations. Borgwarner had commenced development of dual volute
Commenting on the new turbocharger, Robin Kendrick, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems said that the company leveraged its history and expertise in creating advanced engine boosting technologies to develop the right turbocharging solution for customers by taking a system approach in technology development.
Kendrick added, “Our engineering team recognized that a dual volute turbocharger could provide quicker engine response times for light-duty vehicles that require superior transient behavior. We are excited to bring this new solution to the market.”
The company had begun working on the development of dual volute turbocharging technologies for petrol engines back in 2012. Currently, BorgWarner is working with an OEM on its first dual volute turbocharger meant for light-duty vehicles, which will be used in a full-size pickup truck.
Hamid Moaref has always been fascinated by cars and the automotive industry. His family has a longstanding association with the industry and has been in the tire business for the past 35 years. Raised in Dubai, Hamid attended Capilano University in Vancouver where he graduated with a BBA in marketing before attending an intensive course in magazine publishing in 2005. He has been the publisher and chief editor of Tires & Parts magazine for the past ten years.
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