SKF powering Citroen C4 Cactus and Peugeot 2008
2015 March 19, 14:00 CEST
Gothenburg, 19 March 2015: SKF is supplying PSA Group with wheel hub bearing units, for front and rear wheels, MacPherson suspension bearing units, clutch bearing units, engine seals as well as selected gearbox bearings for the recently launched Citroen C4 Cactus and Peugeot 2008.
Virgine Dinca, Strategic Account Manager, Automotive Market says, “These latest small SUVs have impressive new design features. SKF is equipping these models with several solutions to support the performance requirements for more power, while improving fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. SKF has a long partnership with the PSA Group and has successfully provided them with valuable solutions to optimize vehicle handling and fuel economy”.
These small SUVs are equipped with wheel hub bearing units and MacPherson suspension bearing units that help to optimize the driving performance in different road conditions. In the engine valve stem seals and PTFE crankshaft seals support the overall fuel consumption and CO2 reduction targets. SKF’s specific design for clutch bearing units, installed in the manual gearboxes, offers consistent “best in class” response over the life time of the application.
For further information, please contact: Press Relations:
Monique Turner, +1 267 436 6836; +1 215 801 8722; Monique.Turner@skf.com
SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2014 were SEK 70 975 million and the number of employees was 48 593. www.skf.com
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