Etteplan and Volvo Car Corporation to deepen cooperation in testing of future proof air condition systems Press release - Published: 28.02.2013 - 07:00:00 Back to Releases - Etteplan awarded business from Volvo Car Corporation for testing of air condition systems in electric and hybrid cars Etteplan, specialists in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions, and Volvo Car Corporation have signed a 5-year contract according to which Etteplan provides a comprehensive air condition (A/C) test system facility and testing services for Volvo’s next generation A/C systems. Etteplan’s services to Volvo include the design, construction, installation of the test rig. The service contract also includes testing operations, technical support and training. The new testing facility will be managed by Etteplan. The rig will be located at Etteplan’s Test Center in Gothenburg and is planned to be fully operational in December 2013. The new testing facility will meet future testing needs related to new technologies such as electric and hybrid cars. Etteplan and Volvo Car Corporation have been cooperating on the development of air condition systems for over 20 years. Etteplan is a leading company in advanced climate technologies and has extensive know-how to develop test rigs and analyses for most demanding applications. For additional information, please contact: Yanick Meunier Director South & West, Sweden Etteplan Tel. +46 708 814 855 Outi-Maria Liedes SVP, Communications & Operational Development Etteplan Tel. +358 40 756 9620 Etteplan provides engineering services and technical product information solutions to global industrial equipment manufacturers. Etteplan is specialized in improving the efficiency of engineering and product development processes as well as improving the competitiveness of products in all stages of the product life cycle. The results of the innovativeness and technical competence of our experts can be seen in numerous industrial solutions and everyday equipment. Etteplan is one of the leading engineering companies in the Nordic countries and the biggest and oldest Nordic service provider in China. Etteplan’s engineering units in China provide cost-efficient and high-quality engineering services and technical product information solutions to local and global companies.Etteplan is a Finnish public company employing almost 1,800 experts in Finland, Sweden, Holland, China and the US. In 2012, Etteplan had turnover of EUR 134.5 million. Etteplan's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the ETT1V ticker.