BorgWarner Chairman and CEO Tim Manganello Honored by Automotive Hall of Fame

Jan 19, 2010, 08:30 ET from BorgWarner Inc.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Automotive Hall of Fame recently awarded BorgWarner Chairman and CEO Tim Manganello its Distinguished Service Citation. Presented in conjunction with the Detroit Economic Club, the coveted award was conferred on just five individuals this year.

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"Tim's passion for product leadership, technological focus and financial discipline has led BorgWarner to continuously outperform the industry, even in difficult times. His outstanding leadership drove our decision to present him with this distinguished honor," said Stephen Polk, Chairman, Automotive Hall of Fame. "We are pleased to present Tim with the Distinguished Service Citation for his outstanding service to BorgWarner and the motor vehicle industry."

"For decades, the Automotive Hall of Fame has been recognizing those who have labored to improve the auto industry. I am truly honored to be counted among them with this prestigious award," said Manganello. "We face many challenges on the road ahead. Reflecting on the achievements of automotive pioneers should inspire all of us to accelerate innovation and drive growth in our industry."

Established in 1939, the Automotive Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement in the automotive and related industries, preserving automotive heritage, and educating future generations of industry participants. Each year, nearly 30,000 visitors experience automotive history through visual and interactive exhibits, automobiles and authentic artifacts at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Michigan.

Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide.  The FORTUNE 500 company operates manufacturing and technical facilities in 60 locations in 18 countries. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota, Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW, Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. The Internet address for BorgWarner is:  

SOURCE BorgWarner Inc.