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LTTS to set up a HUB Development Center for shared Engineering Services

Bengaluru, NFAPost: L&T Technology Services Limited, a global leading pure-play engineering services company, announced that it has been selected to provide engineering services for Tenneco’s DRiV original equipment (OE) Ride Control business group.

LTTS will set-up a HUB Development Center to provide DRiV with additionalengineering capacity in conventional damper and component development. 

The HUB Development Center will also provide a hybrid, unified engineering business model for supporting established domains such as mechanical, product lifecycle management (PLM) and digital engineering. LTTS will also work with DRiV to modernize and upgrade engineering tools and create a global benchmarking framework for product lifecycle analysis.

DRiV Ride Control Group Vice President and General Manager Nik Endrud said the transportation industry has witnessed a dramatic revolution in recent years mainly driven by digital technologies.

Suspension tech

“Our engineering teams play a crucial role in designing and developing new- and next-generation suspension technologies that help our OE customers differentiate themselves in an extremely competitive and fast-changing market,” said DRiV Ride Control Group Vice President and General Manager Nik Endrud.

LTTS is a well-known leader in engineering services with robust infrastructure for automotive engineering including 11 dedicated labs, a track record of working with leading OEMs and the ability to create exciting patents and solutions for customers.

DRiV Ride Control Group Vice President and General Manager Nik Endrud said LTTS will develop design automation and back-office support tools that will help increase efficiency for our global engineering organization.

“We expect LTTS’ services will help strengthen our focus internally on developing and launching innovative suspension technologies in our engineering centers of excellence in Europe and the US, as well as offer an efficient capacity management service to flex to the growing needs of the global suspension market for conventional damper and component engineering,” said DRiV Ride Control Group Vice President and General Manager Nik Endrud.

L&T Technology Services Global Head of Ground Transportation Shailendra Shrivastava said LTTS looks forward to taking up challenging opportunities in engineering programs pertaining to product lifecycle management.

Engineering tools

“This new engagement will help set the stage for us to create engineering tools to support DRiV engineers in developing intelligent suspension technologies and innovative passive solutions. LTTS looks forward to working with DRiV and capitalizing on prevailing trends such as new hybrid mobility models and the evolution of intelligent cars,” said L&T Technology Services Global Head of Ground Transportation Shailendra Shrivastava.

Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with 2019 revenues of $17.45 billion and approximately 78,000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. 

The company’s four business groups – Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, deliver technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket. Visit www.tenneco.com  to learn more.

L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) is a listed subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited focused on Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services. LTTS offers consultancy, design, development and testing services across the product and process development life cycle.

The company’s customer base includes 69 Fortune 500 companies and 53 of the world’s top ER&D companies, across industrial products, medical devices, transportation, telecom & hi-tech, and the process industries. Headquartered in India, we have over 16,600 employees spread across 17 global design centers, 28 global sales offices and 51 innovation labs as of June 30, 2020. For more information please visit https://www.ltts.com/

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