SKF Tech for next gen Scania

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SKF Technologies will supply a range of bearings and linear actuation technologies to Scania’s new generation S and R series of trucks, claim industry sources. They add, the supplied components include gearbox bearings, propeller-shaft bearings and engine-bearings apart from seals. The tailor-made wind deflector, which uses linear actuation technology to allow for ease of adjustment is also claimed to be supplied by the company. Also supplied are the front and rear-wheel truck hub units. Stephane Le Mounier, President of Automotive and Aerospace, SKF, is known to have said that it is not the first time that such a collaboration between two companies has taken place. He is known to have also expressed that Scania and SKF have a long history of collaboration, and it has often revolved around the prospect of putting the drivers’ needs in focus. Deliveries of parts to Scania have already commenced.