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Today’s Analyst Ratings Roundup: Upgrades Of SPWRA, ERII, RBCN, ITRI, BWA

Auriga has reversed its call after last week’s selling, upgrading SunPower (SPWRA) from Sell to Hold.  “Shares of SPWRA are now trading below our price target of $15 and are essentially 1.0x book value of $14.26.”  The firm expects the company’s presentation following its earnings report tomorrow to be optimistically bullish.  While demand for solar continues to improve, the still believe that margins will erode due to increasing competition and maintain the $15 price target.  … Read the rest

BorgWarner (BWA) Will Provide Turbochargers To JCB Power Systems For Off-Highway Use

BorgWarner just announced that it has been chosen by JCB Power Systems to provide turbochargers for use in vehicles made for off-highway applications, such as construction and agriculture. JCB Power Systems will use BorgWarner’s astegate and variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers in the newest Dieselmax 4.4-Liter engine models beginning in 2012. BorgWarner’s technology will help JCB Power Systems produce engines that have the necessary power for off-highway applications and that meet new emissions requirements mandating … Read the rest

Friday’s Analyst Roundup: AIXG, RBCN, ENOC, BWA, MXWL

It’s always a real challenge to keep up during earnings season and I burned out a bit by Friday.  I’ve got a bit of catching up to do today and I start with Friday’s analyst alerts.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the analyst comments.

A couple calls on Rubicon Technology (RBCN), the emerging LED play, following its earnings report last week…

Canaccord Adams reiterated a Buy and raised the price target from $30 … Read the rest

Borg Warner (BWA) Swings To Big Profit On Autos Recovery, Shares Soar

Borg Warner (BWA), which manufacturers auto parts to make cars more efficient, soared over 10% today after reporting strong earnings results as the US auto industry continues its remarkable recovery and the China auto industry remains red hot.  The company smashed Wall St EPS estimates of .42/share by posting a non GAAP profit of .65/share, a whopping 642% increase over the year ago quarter.  Revenues bounced back big over the year ago quarter too with … Read the rest

BorgWarner (BWA) Technology Used In New Hyundai-Kia Engines

Borgwarner just announced that its variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers will be used in the new 4 cylinder diesel engines on the new Hyundai ix35s and Kia Sportages.

BorgWarner’s new turbochargers provide a variety of enhancements that help these vehicles operate more efficiently, using less fuel and producing fewer emissions.

In a press release, Roger Wood, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems, commented on the  news:

“BorgWarner’s latest advancements in turbocharging technology for modern … Read the rest

Borg Warner (BWA) Turbocharger Technology Selected By Ford (F) For EcoBoost Engine

It was announced this morning that Borg Warner (BWA) will provide the turbocharger technology for the new Ford (F) fuel efficient EcoBoost engine to debut this year.  The combined turbocharging and fuel injection technology aims to increase fuel efficiency by 20%.

“Pairing BorgWarner’s advanced turbocharging technology with Ford’s gasoline direct injection on the EcoBoost engines allows drivers to experience the benefits of up to 20% better fuel economy without sacrificing performance or comfort,” said Roger … Read the rest

BorgWarner (BWA) Turbochargers Used In CNG Engines From Opel and Volkswagon

BporgWarner turbochargers are being used to improve performance in new compressed natural gas (CNG) engines from Opel and Volkswagon. BorgWarner’s technology is currently being used in the Opel 1.6-liter compressed natural gas (CNG) engine and the VW 1.4-liter TSI EcoFuel engine.

With the help of BorgWarner’s turbochargers, both engines were able to achieve 150 horsepower, so they have the pickup that previous CNG engines lacked while still providing great fuel economy and low CO2 emissions. … Read the rest

BorgWarner (BWA) To Provide Energy And Drivetrain Tech For 2010 Ford Fusion And Mercury Milan

BorgWarner just announced that its energy and drivetrain technologies will be used in the 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. The company’s contributions include Cam Torque Actuated (CTA(TM)) variable cam timing (VCT) technology, the first of its kind, which improves the efficiency and fuel economy of the engine. BorgWarner also designed chain timing systems for the 2.5 and 3 liter engines. For the model 6F35 6-speed automatic transmission, BorgWarner contributed the HY-VO chain, friction plates … Read the rest

BorgWarner (BWA) And UQM (UQM) To Collaborate

BorgWarner and UQM just announced that they will combine their powers to develop electric powertrain products for HEVs and EVs. They intend to start out their partnership by working on a mashup of  UQM Technologies’ PowerPhase® electric propulsion system and BorgWarner’s 31-03 eGearDrive™ transmission for the Coda electric car.  The Coda is expected to be out in California next year.

This combo should provide the Coda with 2,000 Nm (1,500 ft-lbs) of torque with a … Read the rest