Kongsberg Automotive’s Driveline business area has received nomination from a major European OEM to supply complete manual gear shifter systems. The shifter systems will be used in B Segment cars which will be sold in Europe under two different brands.

The contract has an estimated total value of EUR 30 million (NOK 264 million) over its 4 year duration. Production from KA’s facilities in Cluses, France will start in the second half of 2017 with peak volumes expected in 2019.

“As one of the leading suppliers in the gear shifter business segment, we can provide cost effective designs for our customers. This nomination demonstrates our system capabilities in Manual shifter systems”, said Ian van Duijvenboode, VP Sales & Marketing for Kongsberg Automotive’s Driveline business.