Autoliv announces new operating structure

| Source: Autoliv Inc.
(Stockholm, August 13, 2014) – – – Autoliv, the world-wide leader in automotive
safety, today announced a new operating structure in order to more effectively
manage its business operations.

During the last five years Autoliv has grown significantly. The new operating
structure announced today creates an organization that will fit the current
scope and size of Autoliv and allow for further growth of the Company. It will
also strengthen the implementation of the Company’s core strategies.

The new operating structure will be introduced in phases and will, when
finalized, create two business segments: Passive Safety and Electronics.

The Passive Safety product organization, effective September 1, will be
responsible for all regional operations with respect to all our passive safety
products, including airbag and seatbelt products.

The Electronics product organization, effective September 1, will include
Autoliv’s active safety products. Beginning January 1, 2015, passive safety
electronics will be transitioned from Passive Safety to the new Electronics
product organization.

This new operating structure reflects the increased importance of Autoliv’s
electronics related business. The heads of Passive Safety and of Electronics
will report directly to the CEO.

As a result of the changes to Autoliv’s operating structure, beginning in
January 2015, Autoliv will have two operating segments and two reportable
segments for financial reporting purposes. Commencing with Autoliv’s quarterly
report on Form 10-Q for the period ending March 31, 2015, the Company will
report its results under two segments – Passive Safety and Electronics.

Additionally, as of September 1, two new global functional units, Sales &
Engineering and Product & Process Development, will be created to further
support Autoliv’s operating segments and the execution of its core strategies.

The heads of the Sales & Engineering and of Product & Process Development will
report directly to the CEO.

“Today we take the next step in the development of our Company. Over the last
five years, we have experienced significant growth and we are making these
changes in order to more effectively manage the current scope of our business as
well as to allow for our future growth. In addition, the creation of a more
global, integrated organization will help us deliver on our core strategies,
with quality as our number one priority,” said Jan Carlson, Chairman, President
and CEO of Autoliv.


Thomas Jönsson, Vice President Communications Tel +46 (8) 58 72 06 27
About Autoliv

Autoliv, Inc., the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, develops and
manufactures automotive safety systems for all major automotive manufacturers in
the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has close to 60,000
employees in 29 countries. In addition, the Company has ten technical centers in
nine countries around the world, with 21 test tracks, more than any other
automotive safety supplier. Sales in 2013 amounted to US $8.8 billion. The
Company's shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ALV) and its
Swedish Depository Receipts on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm (ALIV sdb).
For more information about Autoliv, please visit our company website at

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