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of Letchworth, British subsidiary of a US company, makers of automatic transmissions.
1901 Warner Gear company was founded in USA
1903 Borg and Beck Company founded in USA.
1909 Warner Gear began manufacturing a manual transmission for cars.
1919 Became private company in UK.
1928 The Borg-Warner Corporation was formed - including Borg and Beck, Marvel-Schebler, Warner Gear and Mechanics Universal Joint.
1929 The US parent acquired Morse Chain.
1955 establishment of plant at Letchworth to make automatic gearboxes
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Transmissions.
1987 Leveraged buy-out of Borg-Warner Corporation; Borg-Warner Automotive Inc., is created as a subsidiary of a new Borg-Warner Corporation
1993 Borg-Warner Automotive Inc. was spun-off from Borg-Warner.