Vehicle and powertrain developer FEV, UTAC CERAM to open a testing facility in Morocco

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Vehicle and powertrain developer FEV and testing specialist UTAC CERAM are expected to open the first development and testing center in Oued Zem, Morocco.

The facility will include endurance and reliability rigs, in addition to test tracks and a 4-kilometer coast-down track, Automotive Testing Technology International reported.

«Morocco has not only been our gateway to Africa but also to our European customers ever since we’ve opened our engineering office in Casablanca in 2018», said Nadim Andraos, executive vice president for FEV in France, Spain and North Africa.

«The country provides a great access base to other regions with a quick connection to Europe, which means we are able to develop genuine synergies. Through our cooperation with UTAC CERAM we’ll take the next logical step», he added.

«The construction of our joint center is part of a growth strategy, which includes anticipation and addressing the needs of our customers», added Laurent Benoit, CEO of UTAC CERAM.

«The decision to choose Morocco was due to its countless advantages and the dynamic policies implemented by the Kingdom with the aim of turning the country into a global hub for the automotive industry», he concluded.

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