Volvo Car Group and CATARC of China enter strategic partnership
3 September 2013
Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) and the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) have entered a strategic partnership. The parties have agreed on joint research and discussions on enhancing the exchange of knowledge about safety and environmental technologies, as well as the development of relevant automotive industry regulations.
Under the agreement, Volvo Cars and CATARC will work together and share know-how in three key areas: safety, environment, and well-being (cabin air quality solutions), thereby taking into account the environmental situation, traffic conditions and consumer demands in China.
In the cooperation, Volvo Cars will share its global experience and knowledge with CATARC in order to promote better understanding of new possibilities in automotive safety, new energy solutions and interior air quality. Both parties will co-host seminars to discuss common goals and a technology roadmap with regards to new solutions, standards, regulations and policy development in the industry.
The China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) is a government body that was established in 1986 at the behest of China’s Central Government to further research into both the Chinese and global automotive industry. CATARC is directly supported by the Chinese Central Government and is focused on offering technical support, developing automotive standardization and the formation of regulation within the automotive industry. The institute also offers substantial product certification testing, information services, and quality system certification for the Chinese automotive industry.
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