Kongsberg Automotive Awarded 3 New Programs for Asian Market

Kongsberg Automotive`s new Automotive Systems Division is making an immediate impact in the marketplace with 3 new business wins to Chinese and Japanese customers. Joint efforts between sales groups in North America, Japan and China, have culminated in new business starting in 2009. The business wins are with one Chinese customer for seating products in a Chinese vehicle. The further two contracts are with two Japanese customers, one for door module systems and the other for vehicle sunroof systems, both being fitted to Japanese vehicles. Contract value is approximately 5m Euro / 46 MNOK. Production for all products will be in Kongsberg Automotive facilities in China. `This continues the focus on winning contracts on Asian OEM vehicle platforms, which are representing the most stable production demands and growth in the global automotive market. These new contracts emphasizes our global footprint with the ability to provide global support, but also competitively priced products for local market customers, says Hans Peter Havdal - President Automotive Systems at Kongsberg Automotive. ### Kongsberg Automotive is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway and has more than 50 facilities in 20 countries on all continents. Kongsberg Automotive, with revenues of about EUR1 billion and over 11,000 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. ### For further information, please contact: Hans Peter Havdal President, Automotive Systems Phone:+47 32 77 05 20. Mobile:+ 47 920 65 690 e-mail: hans.havdal@ka-group.com Ronny Lie Director, Corporate Communication Ph: +47 32 77 05 11 / +47 916 10 798 e-mail: ronny.lie@ka-group.com ### This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

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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 approx. EUR 1.0 billion and 10.000 employees in 18 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland 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