Ford opts for BorgWarner's turbocharger technology

BorgWarner, a US automobile component supplier, will provide gasoline turbocharger technology for Fo

It is scheduled for a worldwide launch in early 2010.

The direct-injected 1.6 and 2 litre gasoline engines reportedly combine turbocharging and fuel injection technologies to offer 20 per cent higher fuel economy.

According to BorgWarner, the combination enables the engine to deliver better torque and prevent turbo lag.

BorgWarner is a producer of turbochargers, exhaust gas recirculation valves and other engine air management systems for passenger cars, light trucks and commercial vehicles.

The company had earlier stated that it will also supply turbochargers for rear-wheel drive trucks featuring Ford's 3.5-liter, V6 EcoBoost engine.