Volkswagen Selects Honeywell Turbo for New 1.6L Engine


Turbo Technologies’ latest variable geometry turbocharger, the GT12 VNT™, will be fitted on the new Volkswagen Golf 1.6L TDI, which was launched recently in Europe. This new 1.6L turbocharged engine will also be fitted on numerous models throughout the Volkswagen group, including the Audi A3, Seat Leon, Skoda Octavia, and Seat Altea. Honeywell’s new turbocharger offers better performance, reliability, and fuel efficiency.

“Volkswagen’s selection of Honeywell to boost their most popular vehicle is an acknowledgement of our leadership in developing the latest turbo technologies to meet and exceed emission standards,” said Alex Ismail, president and CEO, Honeywell Transportation Systems. “We have a long and proven track record of innovative collaboration with Volkswagen and are delighted to partner with them again on this world-leading application.”

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