PARIS: Volvo Aero to be PW1100G engine partner

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Sweden's Volvo Aero is to become a partner in the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engine for the Airbus A320neo, under a new agreement with the engine manufacturer.

It will develop two components for the powerplant: the turbine exhaust case and intermediate case.

Volvo Aero, which disclosed the agreement during the Paris air show, assisted with technological development of the geared turbofan concept at the heart of the engine.

It said the new deal would generate sales of about SKr40 billion ($6.2 billion) over a 50-year period.