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Master Thesis Project at ÅF Automotive Project Center

About the company

ÅF Pöyry is an international leader within engineering, design and advisory services. We create solutions to support our customers worldwide to act on sustainability as well as the global trends of urbanisation and digitalisation. We are more than 16,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy operating across the world to create sustainable solutions for the next generation.

Making Future.

About the job

Next generation automotive trunk storage

The electrification of vehicles may impact available luggage space. The solutions of today could be improved in terms of features to store luggage in smart ways. There is also room for improvement in terms of design and material with regard to cleaning etc.

The objective is to investigate new possibilities for trunk storage regarding ease of use, developing and improving the product with respect to customer satisfaction and legal requirements.

Study the theoretical background with focus on legal requirements and research within the subject to get a better understanding of the product and its limitations. Include system trends of trunk storage and investigate future functions as part of the literature study. Perform a pre-product development process based on the research result, i.e. defined system content, material, timing, FEM analyses and calculations. The process should include the specific needs of the target markets, establishing target specifications, generating suitable concepts as well as selecting one or more concepts for final evaluation

A report including:

  • Trends and features in future trunk storage in mid-range station wagon segment.
  • Final proposal(s) of next generation trunk storage.Create new features in CAD including hardware with functions and typical sections.
  • Results and analysis of the outcome as well as ideas on future actions.


Who are you?

You are currently pursuing a master thesis to finish your studies in Automotive Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Product Development, Production Engineering.

We offer

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of ÅF’s success story. Are you passionate about technology development? Do you like to work together to find the best solution? Then we can offer you career opportunities in a modern workplace with challenging assignments and exciting projects all over the world.

The ÅF Group is ranked as one of Sweden’s most popular employer among engineers. At ÅF you will be involved in developing innovative and sustainable solutions within infrastructure, energy and industry. We are always looking for the sharpest skills that can create a future society together with us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will learn from you.

Contact information

Isabel Hwang
+46 72 174 67 80

Thomas Bratt
+46 72 244 20 17

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