KA awarded Seat Heat contract in China valued at EUR 11 million

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) has booked a new order for Seat Heat with a lifetime value of EUR 11 million. The award is for a top selling German compact car marketed worldwide for several model generations.

KA will produce this program from one of its production facilities in China, starting from 2012. This is another proof of KA’s abilities to compete on global contracts utilizing the strong global KA footprint.

“It’s a pleasure to announce that we have been selected to supply this high-volume and well-known car. KA has been a leading producer of Seat Heaters for three decades, and we are proud to become a major player with one of Europe’s biggest manufacturers for passenger cars. Winning with the right customers in the right markets is a key to our successful growth.” says Hans Peter Havdal, CEO of Kongsberg Automotive

Contact details:

Hans Peter Havdal, CEO

Phone: +4732770520. Mobile: + 4792065690


Ronny Lie

Director Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

 Phone : +4732770511. Mobile : +4791610798

Kongsberg Automotive is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway and has 49 facilities in 20 countries. Kongsberg Automotive, with close to 9.000 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.