Kongsberg Automotive's Driveline unit will supply of shift by wire shifters for B-segment to a Japanese OEM for cars to be sold in Asia.

The contract has an estimated value of EUR12m over six years. Production will start at the end of 2017 in Gurgaon, India.

"It's very satisfying to win contracts from our Japanese customers for shift by wire technology. This is a key trend in a major market, and we see this technology as an important future growth area for Kongsberg", said Joachim Magnusson, head of the supplier's driveline business.