BRUSSELS—Tenneco said it will participate in Project EVE, a European Union funded project that will develop high-tech ground vehicle systems, the firm said.
Project EVE, which stands for Innovative Engineering of Ground Vehicles with Integrated Active Chassis Systems, will develop innovative vehicle components that target improvements in safety, energy, efficiency and driving comfort, Tenneco said. The development will also include new hardware subsystems for brakes, active suspension and tire pressure control for on-road and off-road mobility.
“The invitation to participate in this prestigious project recognizes Tenneco's expertise in active suspension technology based on the development of our Active Suspension Car system,” Timothy Jackson, Tenneco's chief technology officer, said in a statement.
Tenneco is an $8.4 billion global manufacturing company headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., with about 29,000 employees worldwide. It designs and manufactures clean air and ride performance products and systems for automotive, commercial truck and off-highway original equipment markets and the aftermarket.