KA SECURES NEW CONTRACT OF MEUR 14 WITHIN THE DRIVELINE BUSINESS AREA

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) and its Driveline business area have recently won a new contract based on KA’s Gearshift Systems with a lifetime value at approximately MEUR 14  The first deliveries to the European based customer will start in 2012, and production will be in Cluses, France and Vrable, Slovakia.  The program includes deliveries of manual shifters and shift cables to a top selling medium-sized vehicle. The modular design of the gearshift system fit to every 5-speed and 6-speed gearbox of this customer. By using one shifter for multiple programs, complexity and cost is reduced for the OEM.. “We are pleased to continue winning business with leading car makers. It re-affirms our competitiveness and capabilities and it endorses our strategic goal of being the preferred choice in the global market for gearshift systems”, says Ian King , Vice President of Marketing and Sales in the business area Driveline Systems.

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 Kongsberg Automotive is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway and has 48 facilities in 20 countries. Kongsberg Automotive, with more than 10.000 employees, provides system solutions to vehicle makers around the world. The product portfolio includes gearshift systems, cables for a wide variety of applications, fuel lines, tubing and hoses, couplings, clutch actuation, stabilizing rods, seat heaters, seat ventilation, lumbar supports, head restrains, arm rests, steering columns, pedals, electronics and displays. Find more information at www.kongsbergautomotive.com.

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 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Hans Peter Havdal, CEO

Phone: +4732770520. Mobile: + 4792065690

Philippe Toth, Director Merger and Acquisition & Investor Relations

Phone : +4732770503. Mobile : +4798214021

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Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of EUR 1.0 billion and 10.000 employees in 18 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway and has 30 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, powertrain control systems and advanced fluid handling systems developed for global vehicle manufacturers. Find more information at www.kongsbergautomotive.com

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