BorgWarner Turbochargers Power New Series Of Diesel Engines For Commercial
BorgWarner's Turbocharging Technologies Help Increase Fuel Economy, Reduce
Emissions and Improve Performance for New Medium-Duty Engines
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 21, 2013
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --BorgWarner supplies its
latest turbocharging technology for a new generation of medium-duty engines
from Mercedes-Benz, the first commercial vehicle manufacturer to achieve Euro
VI compliance for all of its medium- and heavy-duty engines. Replacing the
successful 900 series, the new OM 934 and OM 936 engines are available in
different output variants and used in a wide range of on-highway applications
such as medium-duty trucks and urban buses. Equipped with the latest B-series
turbocharging technology for standard power outputs and an award-winning
regulated two-stage (R2S^®) turbocharger for top outputs, BorgWarner's
advanced technology helps the engine significantly reduce emissions while
improving performance and fuel economy. In addition, BorgWarner also supplies
its advanced fans and fan drives for this new engine series.
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"Compared with current standards, Euro VI emissions standards challenge engine
manufacturers to reduce nitrogen oxides by about 80 percent. BorgWarner's
latest turbocharging technologies help satisfy these standards with the added
bonus of improving fuel economy and engine performance," said Pete Kohler,
President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems Commercial Diesel
Products. "Our highly-efficient turbocharging technologies provide OEMs with
state-of-the-art powertrain solutions for on-and off-highway applications."
The new Mercedes-Benz medium-duty engines cover the 5.1-liter four-cylinder OM
934 engine and the 7.7-liter six-cylinder OM 936 engine with a power range of
115 kW (156 HP) to 260 kW (354 HP). Both engines are equipped with variants of
BorgWarner B-series turbochargers. The standard variant of both engines comes
with the latest B-series turbocharger while the high-performance variant
features BorgWarner's R2S turbocharging technology, featuring a small
high-pressure turbocharger and a larger low-pressure B2 turbocharger.
BorgWarner's recent B-series turbocharging advancements include titanium
compressor wheels as well as electric actuators for the wastegate and turbine
bypass control. BorgWarner also integrated parts of the exhaust manifold into
the turbine housing of these applications for improved thermodynamics, compact
packaging and simplified installation during the engine build. Powered by
BorgWarner's turbocharging technology, the new Mercedes-Benz medium-duty
engine generation is a powerful and highly economical solution for various
applications, delivering durable and reliable operation in even harsh
commercial diesel powertrain environments.
Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a technology
leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applications
worldwide. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 57 locations in
19 countries, the company develops products to improve fuel economy, reduce
emissions and enhance performance. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota,
Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW,
Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. For more information, please visit
BorgWarner's R2S^® turbocharging technology helps increase fuel
economy,reduce emissions and improve performance for new medium-duty engines.
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