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BorgWarner Inc. Pledges Continued Support to SAE Foundation

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 28, 2010 - BorgWarner Inc. will continue its support and funding for the SAE Foundation through 2012.

The support and monies provided by BorgWarner Inc. will be used to help promote the continued awareness, funding and distribution of SAE International’s education programs. With such unrestricted funding, the SAE Foundation can take advantage of emerging opportunities, ideas and innovations related to its mission.

“We are very pleased that BorgWarner will continue their support of the SAE Foundation,” Matthew Miller, Director, SAE Foundation and Pre-College Programs, said. “The SAE Foundation is a recognized leader for innovative programs supporting the advancement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, and that only can be done through the support of our corporate partners. BorgWarner serves as an excellent example of that support, and we very much appreciate their willingness to help.”  

“As a leader in powertrain innovation, BorgWarner recognizes the importance of investing in technical education for the next generation of engineers who will transform the auto industry,” said Timothy M. Manganello, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BorgWarner. “Encouraging achievement in science and mathematics, as well as providing opportunities to apply these skills through engineering, is critical for creating the environmentally friendly, efficient, powerful and sustainable vehicles of the future. We are proud to continue our support of the SAE Foundation and its many innovative programs.”

Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide. The 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: http://www.borgwarner.com.  

The SAE Foundation is the charitable arm of SAE International that strives to encourage and increase student participation and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.

 

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