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Kongsberg Automotive has been awarded a contract for the design, development and serial production of new Automatic Manual Transmission (AMT) gear shifters from one of the largest truck manufacturers in the world.

The AMT Shifter business is valued at EUR 15 million (NOK138 million) over a 4 year period and will be produced in our Nuevo Laredo, Mexico facility and delivered for the North American market.

“The award of the AMT shifter business is a significant strategic win for adding new product solutions and technology to our growing AMT product portfolio. This demonstrates our continued excellence in developing and designing AMT products that meet future market trends for the Heavy Duty Truck Industry” saidJoe Guajardo, Sales Director for Kongsberg Automotive’s Powertrain & Chassis business in North America.

“The Kongsberg Automotive AMT products will bring new innovations to a rapidly changing market and it illustrates our full capabilities for enhancing the driving experience. We are capable of supplying the complete shift and actuation system for Automated Manual Transmissions which leads reduced total operating cost for the end user” said Scott Paquette, Executive Vice President for Kongsberg Automotive’s Driver Control Systems business area.