BorgWarner Turbo Systems recently received first prize as one of 10 Porsche Supplier of the Year Award winners at a ceremony held at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
The turbo company was honored for its high quality, reliability and outstanding performance, as well as its innovative partnership with Porsche in the development of the world’s first mass-produced variable turbine geometry (VTG), according to a BorgWarner press release.
“We are very proud to receive this prestigious award from Porsche, honoring our efforts to provide state-of-the-art turbocharging technology and meet Porsche’s high quality and reliability standards,” said Frederic Lissalde, president and general manager of BorgWarner Turbo Systems passenger car products.
VTG turbocharging technology has been used to improve the performance, fuel economy and emissions of diesel engines for years. The combination of BorgWarner’s advanced turbocharging technology and Porsche’s engine design expertise produced the world’s first mass-produced gasoline engine boosted by a VTG turbocharger, the release stated.