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SKF hub bearings for Cadillac CT6
1st Quarter 2017, Shaft power components


SKF is supplying General Motors (GM) with front and rear wheel hub bearing units for the new 2016 Cadillac CT6 prestige luxury sedan. The new hub bearing units, which were developed in partnership with GM, use an asymmetric raceway based on SKF’s X-Tracker technology. Their unique geometry contributes to higher corner stiffness, an agile suspension and a smoother ride – innovations that are essential attributes for a high performance vehicle that combines luxury and advanced technology with lightweight construction, to deliver a dynamic and safe driving experience.

An improved seal design reduces the probability of failure due to contamination, while simultaneously cutting friction, noise and vibration. This translates into higher reliability, a quieter ride, lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions. The seal has now become GM’s benchmark design for hub bearing units.

Jason Stocker, SKF vice president corporate account, automotive market says, “SKF has a clear and dedicated focus to support GM’s vision to earn customers for life. As a strategic partner with GM, we are proud to contribute to this highest level of engineering and performance in the advanced chassis of the Cadillac CT6.” Production of the Cadillac CT6 started at GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. SKF’s unique front and rear wheel hub bearing units are supplied from its factory in Puebla, Mexico.

For more information contact Samantha Joubert, SKF South Africa, +27 (0)11 821 3500, samantha.joubert@skf.com, www.skf.co.za


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