SKF signs significant agreement with Volvo Cars
Gothenburg, 29 January 2015: SKF has signed a significant agreement to supply Volvo Car Corporation with wheel hub bearing units for their future car lines.
Stephane Le-Mounier, President, Automotive Market, says, “Working with Volvo Cars in the development of solutions that meet their high demands has been a successful team effort. Our focus is on developing solutions that support high performance and improved energy efficiency. Combined with our global manufacturing and technical support footprint, this was instrumental in securing the agreement announced today.”
SKF’s wheel hub bearing units with low friction grease have been specifically developed to meet Volvo Cars demands on performance, weight reduction and stiffness, contributing to a more comfortable driving experience and lower fuel consumption.
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