The Future
Starts Here

Focusing on what lies ahead begins with looking at where we’ve been. Our proud
heritage and reputation drive us every day.

In 2017, Dover Corporation sold its interests in WARN Industries, Inc. to LKQ Corporation including its rights in the WARN brand but excluding certain rights to use the brands WARN AUTOMOTIVE and WARN AUTO and technology related to certain torque transfer devices which were acquired by Warn Automotive, LLC, a subsidiary of Dover Corporation.

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A New Company with a Long Product History

Warn Automotive can trace its beginning back to 1948, when Arthur Warn invented the first disconnecting four-wheel-drive hub for surplus World War II vehicles. Since that time, our products have continued to lead the industry with a history of innovation in Powertrain Disconnect technology.

Almost 75 years later,our products are sold to OEMs around the world, enhancing the performance, traction and capability of their vehicles while reducing fuel consumption and emissions to create a more mobile and efficient future. Warn Automotive offers engineering services such as product design and consultation. We manufacture mechanical and electronic disconnects, decoupling devices, and torque transfer systems within powertrains/drivetrains that can be found on vehicles ranging from heavy trucks and pickups to SUVs and passenger cars.

Operating from our headquarters and manufacturing facility in Milwaukie, Oregon and our customer support center in Livonia, Michigan, Warn Automotive is proud to be part of Vehicle Service Group (VSG) a Dover Company.

We know where you need to go and how to get you there

By constantly driving innovation, Warn Automotive knows the business of both today and tomorrow through innovating and working with the best in the industry. We continue to use our experience to collaborate and build trust with our partners and develop technologically advanced solutions for OE manufacturers that help position their vehicles’ capabilities above the rest. When you need to get to what’s next, Warn Automotive can take you there!

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Purpose built for the future of efficient mobility

Warn Automotive envisions a future of efficient mobility with an array of transportation options that support a combination of personal use, recreation, commerce and adventure. As vehicle populations and miles travelled increase, total energy usage will decline through improvements in efficiency. The next generation of vehicles will use a variety of power sources – from internal combustion to pure electric – and Warn Automotive products will continue to maximize the capability and efficiency of those vehicles.

Our Value Proposition

We know where you need to go and we know how to get you there, We invented the 4WD disconnect and will continue to use our expertise to collaborate and build trust with our partners and innovative, technologically advanced solutions for OE manufacturers today and in the future.

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Our Mission

To deliver safety, freedom and adventure by collaboratively building the world’s more efficient 4WD and AWD systems.

Our Vision

Warn Automotive envisions a future of efficient mobility with an array of transportation options that support a combination of personal use, recreation, commerce and adventure.

To support this vision, Warn Automotive will be the "go to" partner in 4WD and AWD products and solutions for both existing OE manufacturers and emerging players, whether that's with existing manufacturers or emerging technology leaders.

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Our Values

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Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit

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Winning Through Customer Focused Innovation

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Respect and Value of People and Partners

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Continuous Expectations of Impactful Results

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High Ethical Standards for Openness and Trust


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Ford Motor Company, World Excellence Award - Gold Winner

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SEMA International, Product Award - Global Media Award

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Nifty50 Product Award - ProVantage 4500s, PowerSports Business Magazine

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About VSG

Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is part of Dover Corporation’s Engineered Product segment and is the holding company for the most trusted names in the vehicle service industry, including Rotary, Chief Collision Technology and Warn Automotive. Headquartered in Madison, Indiana, VSG designs and produces best-in-class products and solutions to keep vehicles safe and moving. Our industry-leading brands offer vehicle lifts, wheel service and collision repair equipment, diagnostic and calibration technology, and OEM 4WD/AWD systems from our global operation centers. Add CTA (link to VSG site): Learn more about VSG



Dover Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $8 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Clean Energy & Fueling, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Climate & Sustainability Technologies. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 65 years, our team of over 25,000 employees take an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what’s possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.”