Volvo GTT Advanced Technology & Research is a business unit within the Volvo Group with head office in Gothenburg, Sweden, and offices in France, United States, India and China. Volvo Advanced Technology & Research has more than 400 employees and is the research and innovation center that on contract basis invents, researches, develops, and integrates new products and business concepts and technology for hard as well as soft products within the transport and vehicle industry. We work primarily in the key technology areas: soft products, production, vehicle, propulsion & alternative drives, electronics, and methods. Our primary customers are the companies of the Volvo Group and Volvo Cars Corporation, but also selected suppliers. In addition, Volvo Advanced Technology & Research participates in national and international projects in certain strategic areas. Apart from research and development, Volvo Advanced Technology & Research offers specialist services in key expert functions: intellectual property protection, standardization and information retrieval. We develop functions, structures, and technologies for soft products, transport systems, complete vehicles, powertrains, vehicle electronics, manufacturing, maintenance, and much more.