AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, supplies HY-VO chains for the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid and Malibu hybrid. Offering greater efficiency and lower noise than gear drives, BorgWarner's HY-VO chains transmit torque from the two-motor electric drive unit to the differential and front axles.
"Drivers expect a quiet ride and appreciate efficient propulsion. Our proven HY-VO chain technology delivers both with the high quality and durability automakers count on," said Joel Wiegert, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Morse Systems. "This new application of our HY-VO chain technology is another example of BorgWarner's solutions for electric propulsion systems."
BorgWarner's tunable HY-VO chain technology features two unique link profiles assembled in a specific pattern to reduce noise. BorgWarner's HY-VO chains drive a variety of applications, including front-wheel drive transmissions; part-time and all-wheel drive transfer cases; hybrid electric motor applications; and reverse and primary drives for power sports such as snowmobiles, scooters and all-terrain vehicles.
In addition to HY-VO chains, BorgWarner supplies mini direct-acting variable force solenoids and thermostats for these applications.
BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. With manufacturing and technical facilities in 62 locations in 17 countries, the company employs approximately 27,000 worldwide. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.
Optimized for high-efficiency, durable performance, BorgWarner's HY-VO® chains offer quiet, efficient performance for the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid and Malibu hybrid.
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