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Honeywell's plan to spin off its turbocharger business will create a stand-alone company with annual revenue of about $3 billion.
Honeywell will spin off its turbocharger business in the coming year, and CEO Olivier Rabiller is ready to take it in new directions.
Nissan engineers have succeeded in commercializing variable compression engine technology for the new Infiniti QX50.
Net profit for supplier BorgWarner soared 123 percent to $185 million, driven by sales gains and sharply lower expenses compared with last year.
Honeywell plans to spin off its turbocharger business into a new publicly listed company by the end of 2018. The turbocharger business is expected to generate annual revenue of about $3 billion.
The supercharger — long ago blown away by the technology of turbochargers — finally may be on the verge of finding its place in the rapidly changing world of powertrain technology.
Craig Balis, Honeywell's chief technology officer for transportation system business, says electrification is coming to turbochargers in regular passenger cars.
Toyota Camry's chief engineer sings the virtues of V-6 power as rival Honda switches to a downsized turbo.
Vehicles with turbocharged engines accounted for about 23 percent of GM's U.S. sales last year, up from about 12 percent in 2010.
Honda's retooled 2018 Accord will follow an industry-wide trend of using turbos and multi-speed transmissions to aid power and performance without sacrificing mpg when it goes on sale this fall.
GM charges up turbo lineup; FCA dealers told to stockpile Grand Caravans; U.S. to get Benz A class; Porsche hat trick at Le Mans; Turning accidents into crash course in safety.
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