Autoliv, Inc. announced today, production contract awards for its new rollover sensor to be installed in over 1.2 million North American vehicles starting with the 2004 model Year. "We are very excited about the benefit this product will provide society in reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries caused by vehicle rollovers," said Steve Fredin (Autoliv's director of engineering for North America). "This sensor is a technological breakthrough. It enables rollover countermeasures such as the side curtain airbag and seatbelt pretensioners to be installed in vehicles and activated in a timely manner."