LVBS is also responsible for the system integration of the front hub and bearing, and the rear hub of the two models.
System components will be produced at LVBS facilities in North America, South America and Europe, said LucasVarity.
LVBS Managing Director Steve Lunn said, "We are delighted to be playing an important role in these exciting new models which will be introduced in 1999 in more than 30 countries around the world.
Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, LVBS supplies braking systems and components to most of the world's major vehicle manufacturers.
Significant contracts announced by LVBS
during the quarter included an award to supply General Motors with advanced control systems for certain future passenger cars to be sold in global markets which will include anti- lock braking systems (ABS), traction control and vehicle stability control systems.
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