Volvo in new seating partnership

July 15, 2005
Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) has formed a partnership with Volvo 3P, the business unit within Volvo AB, to help design and develop a global modular seating platform for Volvo’s medium and heavy duty trucks

New Albany, OH-based Class 8 truck component supplier Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) has formed a partnership with Volvo 3P, the business unit within Volvo AB responsible for development and purchasing for Mack Trucks Inc, Renault V.I and Volvo Truck Corp., to help design and develop a global modular seating platform for Volvo’s medium and heavy duty trucks.

CVG said the project is designed to satisfy ever increasing global expectations for safety, ergonomics and durability, with the new modular seat systems designed to meet Volvo’s Best in Class Engineered Product (BICEP) criteria. CVG said the seating partnership is initially expected to launch in Europe and further expand into Volvo’s other global production sites.

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