Kongsberg Automotive awarded contract on fuel lines

Photo: KA

Photo: Kongsberg Automotive.

Kongsberg Automotives (KA) Fluid Transfer division has won EUR 2 mill. in new contract awards from one of Europe’s largest Truck & Bus manufacturer with a production start date of Q3 2009.

The business award is for low pressure plastic based fuel lines that are formed using KA’s unique processes. The project concerns a design change on running production to improve the fire safety of the engine. KA was elected based on the competitiveness and provided engineering support and will substitute the existing supplier.

“This is further evidence that KA’s product portfolio is ideally suited to the challenging needs of modern fuel systems, we have a variety of fuel lines that provide heat resistance & bio-fuel compatibility,” stated KA’s Sales Director David Redfearn.

Kongsberg Automotive is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway and has approx. 50 facilities in 20 countries on all continents. Kongsberg Automotive, with over 8,000 employees, provides system solutions to vehicle makers around the world. The product portfolio includes gearshift systems, cables for a wide variety of applications, fuel lines, tubing and hoses, couplings, clutch actuation, stabilizing rods, seat heaters, seat ventilation, lumbar supports, head restrains, arm rests, steering columns, pedals, electronics and displays.

Find more information at Kongsbergautomotive.com.

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