Volvo Enters a New Era of Product Development


The Volvo Group a leading manufacturer of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines for markets around the world. Delivering a high level of car and truck quality, safety, and optionality is made possible through engineering’s collaboration strategy and use of PLM technology.

Customers are given the ability to choose from a variety of different options so they can have an optimized product tailored for their specific need.

In order to achieve this level of customer satisfaction, Volvo works with a substantial team, globally dispersed. This brings with it a level of complexity that is not a problem for Volvo to master. Teams gather, work on and share information at a rate which enables data to be managed throughout the complete product lifecycle; from design to recycle.

By connecting knowledge across the engineering organization, the Volvo Group is able to achieve high levels of innovation, time loss reduction and IT cost reduction. The company´s ability to manage complexity differentiates their product in a global market where competition is fierce.