BorgWarner’s turbo division believes it will
cash in on the gathering trend for engine
downsizing in China’s petrol dominated Light-vehicle
market by saying that it scooped a
turbo-supply deal from China’s BYD for its first
in-house developed petrol engine
Punishment by taxation, which already has a familiar ring with Europe’s car buyers and owners, is seen as no less of a pain by their Chinese cousins.
Not only in Europe or the US, in China too, engine downsizing has emerged as the automotive trend of the moment.
In short, the combination of fewer cylinders, allied to lower capacity engines boosted by well-understood latest turbo-charging technology have made a name for themselves as cost-effective antidotes to otherwise spiralling CO2-linked vehicle taxes
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