This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Autoliv Expands Its Tech Center In China

Regulatory News:

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV)(STO:ALIVSDB), the worldwide leader in automotive safety, has decided to expand its technical center for active safety and vehicle restraint development in Shanghai, China. It will allow the Company to increase its crash testing, engineering of passive and active safety systems, as well as global core airbag development in China.

Currently, 6% of Autoliv’s 7,200 employees in China work in engineering and product development including our vehicle crash testing center. These 430 employees represent 10% of Autoliv’s global headcounts in research, development engineering (R,D&E).

Autoliv is investing an estimated $8 million in this building and test equipment. The current tech center is 17,000 square meters (sqm) and will be 20,500 sqm after expansion. Autoliv is adding an additional state of the art crash simulation test track and office space for 130 more technical experts.

“This will allow Autoliv to continue its market leadership in the world’s largest and fast growing automobile market,” stated Jan Carlson, President and CEO of Autoliv, Inc.

About Autoliv

Autoliv, Inc., the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has more than 80 facilities with nearly 50,000 employees in 29 countries. In addition, the Company has ten technical centers in nine countries around the world, with 21 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2011 grew by 15% to US $8.2 billion. The Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm (ALIV sdb). For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at www.autoliv.com.

This information was brought to you by Cision http://www.cisionwire.com

Copyright Business Wire 2010

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,095.72 +71.66 0.40%
S&P 500 2,117.44 +9.15 0.43%
NASDAQ 5,030.9260 +25.5350 0.51%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs