Stockholm, Sweden, May 9, 2018 – Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, April 20 in Orlando, Florida.
GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value, or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992. This is the seventh time Autoliv has received the award.
“This is an opportunity for General Motors to honor those suppliers who are truly the best of the best,” said Steve Kiefer, GM senior vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The automotive industry is transforming at an incredible rate. The relationships we have with our supply base means everything when it comes to delivering a strong vehicle lineup today and the cutting-edge vehicles and mobility services of tomorrow.”
More than 45 percent of this year’s Supplier of the Year awardees are repeat winners from 2016.
GM’s Supplier of the Year award is reserved for suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. Award winners represent companies who provide products and services to General Motors in the areas of vehicle components, supply chain and logistics, customer care and aftersales, and indirect services.At Autoliv, we work with the goal to deliver products that prevent serious accidents and injuries, while continuously focusing on consistency and quality for our customers. Click To Tweet
“We are extremely proud to receive the 2017 General Motors Supplier of the Year award for Electronic Modules and Safety Components,” said Jan Carlson, Chairman, President and CEO of Autoliv. “At Autoliv, we work with the goal to deliver products that prevent serious accidents and injuries, while continuously focusing on consistency and quality for our customers. We relish our partnership with GM and are honored to be part of their mission to deliver the very best vehicles in the industry.”