Kongsberg Automotive (KA) has been awarded supply of seat support systems to a major German car maker's E-segment line of SUVs with production in North America.

The contract is worth an estimated EUR34m (US$38.1545m) (NOK318m) over its lifetime. Production is scheduled to start in the third quarter of 2018 from KA's facility in Reynosa, Mexico.

The seat support systems are part of a seat comfort growth platform where KA offers a unique range of comfort systems.

"Kongsberg Automotive has supplied this customer with seat support systems for a number of years. This nomination builds upon recent awards of seat support systems and further strengthens our long-term partnership," said Thomas Lee, vice president of sales and market for Kongsberg Automotive's interior business area. "We have maintained our long term relationship with this customer due to our continued drive to supply the best seat support products in the market and to provide premium customer service."