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Volvo's India R&D developing trucks for global market

India is the third biggest R&D centre for Volvo after Sweden and France in headcount

Ajay Modi  |  New Delhi 

Bengaluru is gaining a distinct identity on the global map of Swedish bus and truck maker Volvo. About 800 engineers, mostly Indians, are busy developing a truck the company’s Bengaluru research & development (R&D) centre that will be sold only outside India. India is the third biggest R&D centre for Volvo after Sweden and France in headcount. “We design global trucks in India. A lot of R&D work on truck technology is done here. We are very proud that India is involved in a big way there. Volvo also has an IT wing that has 1,500 people doing global IT work for the Volvo ...

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