BorgWarner opens expanded facility in Chennai
BorgWarner, a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, has opened its expanded facility in Kakkalur, in Tiruvallur district, about 30 km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. With its leadingedge production line for advanced engine timing and variable cam timing (VCT) systems, the expanded plant meets the increasing demand on the steadily growing Indian automotive market, meeting BS VI norms, while preparing to supply the growing Southeast Asian automotive market.
With a total area of 43,300 sqft (4,023 square meters), the facility now includes engineering, manufacturing and office areas as well as warehouse space. BorgWarner’s expanded facility provides class-leading design, simulation, testing and manufacturing capabilities. A highly-skilled inhouse engineering team supports customers from initial design through production, enabling the production of optimised, highperformance engine timing and VCT systems. In the newly-built area of the plant, BorgWarner will begin a new production line for the company’s VCT technology to help vehicle manufacturers improve fuel economy, reliability and engine efficiency. BorgWarner has manufacturing and technical facilities in 66 locations in 18 countries and employs approximately 29,000 persons worldwide.