Autoliv Exercises Its Option in Norma

Autoliv Exercises Its Option in Norma (Stockholm, February 10, 2000) -- Autoliv Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIV), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has exercised its option to acquire another 1.5% of the shares in the Estonian company Norma AS - the dominant seat belt supplier to the Russian vehicle industry. Following the increase, Autoliv's interest in Norma amounts to 51%. There are no plans to increase the shareholding further. Autoliv Inc. develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manu-facturers in the world. The company has more than 60 wholly-owned subsidiaries and joint ventures with close to 23,000 employees in 29 vehicle-producing countries. In addition, the company has eight tech-nical centers around the world, including 19 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 1999 amounted to US $3.8 billion and net income US $200 million. The company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV), its Swedish Depositary Receipts on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (SSE: ALIV) and its stock options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE: ALV.) ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/10/20000210BIT00240/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/10/20000210BIT00240/bit0002.pdf

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Autoliv, Inc. is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, and through its subsidiaries develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities with 70,000 employees in 27 countries. In addition, the Company has 22 technical centers in nine countries around the world, with 19 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2016 amounted to about US $10.1 billion. The Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at www.autoliv.com.

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