Kongsberg Automotive has secured its biggest order within the driveline segment valued at over100 MEUR

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) has been nominated for its biggest contract so far within the Driveline segment. The customer is a major Global Car Manufacturer and Kongsberg was awarded the contract based on its global footprint and its ability to provide a system solution.

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) has been nominated for its biggest contract so far within the Driveline segment. The customer is a major Global Car Manufacturer and Kongsberg was awarded the contract based on its global footprint and its ability to provide a system solution.

The product is a Manual Shift system for a vehicle that will be built on three continents. The system includes the shifter, rods, the shift knob and the boot, the complete system for the man / machine interface. “This contract has once more demonstrated Kongsberg’s ability to work closely with our customers to meet their need of a system solution” says Claes Paulsson, Director of Sales & Programs, Automotive Systems Division. “Crucial has been our ability to work with the customer engineering, purchasing and production organization which is spread all over the globe. It has been a challenge and our team has responded exceptionally well to this challenge”.

The contract, which will commence in 2011 will run over 7 years and is valued at more than 100 MEUR. The shift systems will be built in our Swedish and Slovakian facilities.