Internal restructuring
Småland med öarna; Jönköpings län;
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.3 - Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles

60 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
6 October 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 February 2009
Foreseen end date
8 February 2009


Kongsberg Automotive, that provides system solutions to vehicle makers, have to give notice to 60 employees. The notices at Kongsberg Automotive in Sweden are part of a downsizing measure due to declining orders from their customers in the car manufacturing industry.

Kongsberg Automotive is headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway and has more than 50 facilities in 20 countries on all continents. Kongsberg Automotive, with revenues of about EUR1 billion and 11,000 employees in the world, provides system solutions to vehicle makers. The product portfolio includes gearshift systems, cables for a wide variety of applications, fuel lines, tubing and hoses, couplings, clutch actuation, stabilizing rods, seat heaters, seat ventilation, lumbar supports, head restrains, arm rests, steering columns, pedals, electronics and displays.


  • 7 October 2008: Dagens Industri


Eurofound (2008), Kongsberg Automotive, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 67440, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67440.