SKF supplies Tesla with deep groove ball bearings and hybrid (ceramic) bearings for the electric motor and gearbox for inclusion in their all-electric sports car, Tesla Model S.

“It is truly rewarding to receive this recognition as an excellent quality supplier from Tesla,” said Tryggve Sthen, president, SKF Automotive. “SKF’s focus on sustainability and engineering goes hand in hand with Tesla’s high quality focus on energy efficient electric cars. Our combined engineering skills will see many great solutions to come, I am sure of this.”