BorgWarner (BWA) Chosen To Supply Technology For ZF 8-speed Automatic Transmission For BMW

BorgWarner just announced that it has been chosen to supply its friction materials and plates for BMW’s new ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. BorgWarner’s technology will be used at key clutch points in the new transmission to improve fuel economy and enhance performance on the 2010 BMW 760i.

In a press release, John Sanderson, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Drivetrain Systems, commented on the news:

“The ZF 8HP automatic transmission shifts gears in only fractions of a second. BorgWarner’s superior friction technology meets these demanding performance requirements consistently. We value our long-standing relationship with ZF and are pleased to contribute to the performance and efficiency of this remarkable new state-of-the-art transmission.”

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