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James R. Verrier President and Chief Executive Officer

In addition to a cleaner, more energy efficient world, BorgWarner’s commitment to social responsibility extends to the communities in which they do business.

For the automotive industry, there is no more important challenge than building vehicles to support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. BorgWarner develops innovative propulsion system solutions and gets them on the road quickly — driving consumer demand for efficient technology, providing meaningful work for employees and sustaining local economies.

A Cleaner, More Energy-Efficient World

For the automotive industry, there is no more important challenge than building vehicles to support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. This requires a commitment to constantly improve the transportation of people and things.

Accelerating Innovation

BorgWarner made the commitment to a cleaner world a long time ago, striking the intricate balance of saving fuel, reducing emissions and delivering powerful performance. Combustion, hybrid or electric — we’re accelerating innovation in all propulsion systems because the purpose of every vehicle is the same: getting from point A to point B.

Here are just a few examples. For electric and hybrid vehicles, our high-voltage electric motors provide propulsion and help charge the battery when braking or moving downhill, and our eGearDrive® transmission delivers torque to the wheels with more than 97 percent efficiency. For stop/start systems, our Eco-Launch™ accumulator primes the transmission in as little as 0.33 seconds for quick, smooth restarts. For hybrid and combustion systems, our 48-volt eBooster® electrically driven compressor produces bigengine power from smaller, more fuel-efficient engines. Our clutch and motor modules convert a combustion-powered vehicle into a hybrid without changing the engine or transmission.

Nurturing Talent for Tomorrow

As a technology-driven company, BorgWarner ignites the spirit of innovation in students of all ages. With the SAE Foundation, we make science hands-on fun for grade school kids. College students roar around the race track in Formula-style race cars built with financial support from BorgWarner and technical guidance from our engineers. Graduate students tackle 14-week challenges to improve material flow, quality and logistics in our plants around the world.

Building What We Believe In

Our commitment to a cleaner world begins in the facilities where we design and produce our products. Our plants use a variety of green building techniques including natural lighting and LED lamps to save energy, flow-limiting technologies to conserve water, recycled rainwater to water landscaping, and charging stations to encourage sustainable transportation.

BorgWarner’s ability to quickly develop and mass-produce clean technologies increases consumer demand; provides meaningful work for our employees; sustains local economies; and drives change toward a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. I invite you to learn more by reading our Sustainability in Review 2016 report.