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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.

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.

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