Scania signs development agreement with Porsche

Scania has selected Porsche Engineering Group GmbH as its partner in the development of the next generation of truck cabs.

“In Porsche Engineering we have found a partner that shares Scania’s values and views on development and production. We will develop a cab frame together that is optimised for Scania’s requirements on styling and functionality, as well as for rational production,” says Per Hallberg, Executive Vice President and head of Research and Development, Purchasing at Scania.

Porsche Engineering Group GmbH provides highly advanced engineering services in areas such as material analysis and structural testing, as well as design of production equipment and logistics. Customers include both automotive companies and other industries.

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