Kongsberg Automotive has been awarded a 10 year agreement with a European premium automaker for the global supply of front seat heating and ventilation for mid-size luxury vehicles. The contract is worth an estimated EUR76.2m (US$86.6m) over its lifetime, and production is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2018 in Pruszkow, Poland.

Additional production starts later in Reynosa, Mexico and Wuxi, China.

"This win builds upon the success we have had in the premium automotive segment," said Anders Nystrom, EVP for Kongsberg Automotive's interior business.