By CHARLES CHILD
May 21, 2012
Gasoline at $4 a gallon and government-mandated fuel economy targets are creating vast opportunities for many big global suppliers.
In North America, those suppliers are selling turbochargers, direct injection, stop-start equipment, eight-speed transmissions and many other systems that save fuel.
“If you bring a real idea to an OEM to improve fuel economy or lower emissions, they will seriously listen,” says Tim Manganello, CEO of BorgWarner Inc., a top maker of turbochargers.