Volvo Group has launched CampX, its global concept for innovation and collaboration, in India.
CampX was inaugurated in Bengaluru, its first site outside Sweden, by the Swedish Ambassador Mr Klas Molin, in the presence of Volvo Group’s senior leadership in India.
According to a press release, the concept of CampX represents a new way of working that aims to speed up the pace of innovation. It is built on two pillars: co-locating functions and employees working with the new technologies to facilitate collaboration and in partnership with external stakeholders such as suppliers, customers and start-ups outside the Volvo Group.
”CampX by Volvo Group is our global innovation arena for technology and business transformation and I am extremely pleased that we now have this marquee initiative in India”, said Mr Kamal Bali, President & MD, Volvo Group, India.
He added: “With a rich start-up eco-system in the country and the presence of one of Volvo Group’s largest product development sites, we are in a good position to support the future of the larger Group, the transport industry and fuel innovation in the Indian context.”
The Ambassador of Sweden commented, “I am happy to be in Bengaluru for the inauguration of the Volvo CampX facility – the first one outside Sweden. With innovation and collaboration at its core, CampX is a great example of how Sweden and India bring together key players, including start-ups and industry leaders, to begin transforming the transportation sector and creating a fossil-free future.”