Kongsberg Automotive Holding ASA - MNOK 137 (17M Euro) order to Kongsberg Automotive

Kongsberg, 20 October 2008 Kongsberg Automotive has been awarded a new contract in the commercial vehicle segment. The contract includes delivery of gearshift system to a major South American truck manufacturer. The new business has an estimated value of MNOK 137 (17 M Euro). Production starts in 2010 and will take place at Kongsberg Automotive's production facility in Jundiaí, Brazil. ### 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: Trond Fiskum Managing Director, Brazil Ph: +55 11 33 78 2601 / +55 11 83 54 4457 e-mail: trond.fiskum@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 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