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New Piston Ring Developments from Federal-Mogul Reduce Friction in Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has significantly reduced the friction of heavy-duty diesel piston rings by a combination of technologies, materials and designs, enabling vehicle makers to achieve lower CO2 emissions and improved fuel economy. In a breakthrough for ring performance, while reducing friction, the company has simultaneously improved scuff resistance and durability. The focus on reduced ring[Read More…]

Federal-Mogul completes purchase of Honeywell Friction Business

Federal-Mogul completes purchase of Honeywell Friction Business

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation today announced that its Motorparts Division has completed the previously announced acquisition of certain business assets of the Honeywell Friction Materials business. The Honeywell Friction Materials business is headquartered in Glinde, Germany, with significant operations in Romania and China.     “The acquisition of Honeywell’s friction business substantially strengthens the manufacturing and engineering capabilities of Federal-Mogul Motorparts’[Read More…]

BorgWarner’s New low-friction HY-VO Chain Drives Transfer Cases for Toyota and Lexus

BorgWarner’s New low-friction HY-VO Chain Drives Transfer Cases for Toyota and Lexus

Global auto component major BorgWarner has introduced its next-generation HY-VO chain drives transfer cases for the Lexus GX and the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, 4Runner, Tacoma and FJ Cruiser. Specifically engineered to reduce friction, the chain improves efficiency and helps increase fuel economy. BorgWarner produces HY-VO chain for these applications at its facility in Japan. “Using our state-of-the-art testing and[Read More…]

by June 13, 2014 Globescan, News, Web Exclusive