Tenneco to Supply Suspension, Anti-Vibration Components for Rivian

Tenneco to Supply Suspension, Anti-Vibration Components for Rivian | THE SHOPTenneco has been selected to provide suspension and anti-vibration performance components for electric-vehicle manufacturer Rivian Automotive, the company announced.

Tenneco’s CVSA2/Kinetic H2 semi-active suspension technology, part of the Monroe Intelligent Suspension product portfolio, and NVH performance materials Clevite elastomers will be featured in the all-electric Rivian R1T five-passenger pickup and R1S seven-passenger sport utility vehicle.

“Our global engineering teams have worked closely with Rivian and other vehicle manufacturers to achieve new ride performance and NVH reduction targets for battery-electric and hybrid vehicles. We are very pleased that CVSA2/Kinetic technology has been chosen,” said Henrik Johansson, vice president and general manager Advanced Suspension Technologies.

“We are very pleased that Clevite Elastomers products will contribute to the success of Rivian’s first two models,” added Kathleen Pacheco, vice president and general manager, NVH Performance Materials.

R1T and R1S models will also be equipped with Tenneco ‘s Clevite Elastomers front and rear suspension bushings, top mounts and other parts, the company said.

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