Telelogic chosen as partner of leading German car manufacturer

Telelogic chosen as partner of leading German car manufacturer MALMÖ, Sweden, December 27, 2000 - Telelogic AB (Stockholm Stock Exchange:TLOG), the leading supplier of solutions for real-time software development, configuration management and requirements management, today announced that Telelogic has been chosen as a partner of Volkswagen AG for the joint development of the handling concept for the next generation of car radios. Volkswagen has decided to rely on the tool RapidPlus distributed by Telelogic and on Telelogic's consulting expertise for design of the ideal user interface for controlling the multitude of entertainment, information and comfort functions to be found in car radios tomorrow. The tool RapidPlus, developed by e-sim, provides for comprehensive design and simulation features for any type of man machine interfaces. "Telelogic has increased its focus on the automotive industry over the last number of years. Our German subsidiary has established itself as one of the leading providers of development tools and professional services to the large automotive manufacturers.", says Anders Lidbeck, President & CEO for Telelogic. "What we have done in Germany is a good example of our strategy - to gradually extend our offer to other industries within the market for advanced software development." About Telelogic Telelogic is established in thirteen countries under its own name, and a further 20 countries through distributors. It leads the market in development environments for advanced software, especially in real-time applications. By offering high quality graphical development tools and related services, Telelogic makes the development of software more rapid, less labor intensive, and more reliable. The company has a global client base, including leading suppliers in the automotive industry as well as the top 10 communication suppliers Alcatel, Cisco, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Lucent, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Nortel Networks und Siemens. The software market is moving towards more visual programming methods, and Telelogic leads in the production of the next generation of development tools in this area. Telelogic is well prepared to deliver rapid and complete solutions for the complex challenges faced by the real-time industry. For more information about Telelogic, please visit www.telelogic.com. Contacts: Anders Lidbeck Catharina Sundelin CEO & President Director of Information & Investor Relations Telelogic AB Telelogic AB Phone: +46 40-17 47 00 Phone: +46 705-17 47 30 Fax: +46 40-17 47 47 Fax: +46 40-17 47 47 E-mail: E-mail: anders.lidbeck@telelogic.com catharina.sundelin@telelogic.com Telelogic and Telelogic Tau are trademarks of Telelogic. All other products are the trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of their respective holders. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/27/20001227BIT00380/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/27/20001227BIT00380/bit0002.pdf

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