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Autoliv
Type Public
Founded 1997
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Key people Lars Westerberg (Chairman of the board), Jan Carlson (President and CEO)
Industry Automotive safety
Products Seatbelts, airbags, safety electronics
Revenue US $6.473 billion (2008)[1]
Operating income US $306 million (2008)[1]
Profit US $165 million (2008)[1]
Employees 37,300 (2008)[1]
Website www.autoliv.com

Autoliv (OMXALIV SDB, NYSEALV) is a Swedish-American company with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, that in 1997 sprung from the merger of the Swedish company Autoliv AB and Morton Automotive Safety Products, Inc., a division of the American firm Morton International.

Autoliv develops and manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures Autoliv has 80 facilities with 40,000 employees in 30 vehicle-producing countries. In addition, the company has development and engineering centers in six countries around the world, including 20 test tracks, more than any other automotive safety supplier. The company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and its Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Stockholm Stock Exchange.

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2008". Autoliv. http://www.ion.se/autoliv/Autoliv_AR2008.pdf. Retrieved 2009-03-10.  

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