WINNER: Folded-tube process speeds manufacturing
What: Delphi thermal multiport folded tube condenser for refrigerant
Innovation: Delphi uses a single metal strip folded numerous times to replace complex and heavy extruded condenser tubes. The folded-tube process reduces the number of manufacturing steps and cuts by 90 percent the time required to make the condenser tubes.
First customer: General Motors, May 2007
Web site: delphi.com