FEV North America, Inc. Receives Supplier Award from Toyota for Third Consecutive Year
Auburn Hills, Michigan, August 2020 – Engineering services provider FEV North America, Inc. (FEV) was recently presented with the 2020 Supplier Award for Excellent Performance for work conducted with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). For the third consecutive year, FEV was recognized for its technical expertise and reliable quality, as well as the high level of customer service it provides.
“We are grateful for the long-standing partnership we have with Toyota and are honored to once again be recognized for the quality of our service offering,” said Patrick Hupperich, CEO of FEV North America. “As the industry continues to transform, I am particularly excited in the satisfaction TMNA expressed with our support in new technology areas, such as battery electric vehicle evaluations.”
TMNA evaluates supplier performance annually across engineering and purchasing with pre-established criteria for quality, customer service, project management, and value of services provided. FEV was recognized for the forward-thinking benchmarking solutions they provide to offer insights into the industry’s competitive landscape.
“Toyota collaborates with our supplier partners to design and build vehicles with high safety, quality and reliability standards to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. We are pleased to recognize companies like FEV for their strong partnership and performance, which allows us to develop “ever better vehicles” for our North American customers. We thank them and their team members for their tremendous support, partnership and commitment,” said Greg Laskey, vice president, Toyota Purchasing & SED.
FEV is a leading independent international service provider of vehicle and powertrain development for hardware and software. The range of competencies includes the development and testing of innovative solutions up to series production and all related consulting services.The range of services for vehicle development includes the design of body and chassis, including the fine tuning of overall vehicle attributes such as driving behaviour and NVH. FEV also develops innovative lighting systems and solutions for autonomous driving and connectivity. The electrification activities of powertrains cover powerful battery systems, e-machines and inverters. Additionally FEV develops highly efficient gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, EDUs as well as fuel cell systems and facilitates their integration into vehicles suitable for homologation. Alternative fuels are a further area of development.
The service portfolio is completed by tailor-made test benches and measurement technology, as well as software solutions that allow efficient transfer of the essential development steps of the above-mentioned developments, from the road to the test bench or simulation.
The FEV Group currently employs 6300 highly qualified specialists in customer-oriented development centers at more than 40 locations on five continents.
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