SKF Automotive to supply bearings for Volvo V40


Leading motor vehicle parts supplier SKF Automotive, announced here today that it has signed a seven-year deal with the Volvo Car Corporation for the delivery of rear wheel bearing units and front suspension bearing units for its newly launched Volvo V40 car.

The contract covers the full production volume for the model, a company release said.



"We have customised rear wheel bearings with our recently developed high performance seal for the newly launched V40 model," SKF Automotive President Tryggve Sthen said.

SKF has developed rear wheel hub bearing units specifically designed for the V40, the company said, adding that these, along with the MacPherson suspension bearing units are reliable technical solutions developed for tough requirements of the automotive market.