STOCKHOLM-At Toyota Motor Corp.’s 2011 Global Supplier Convention in Nagoya, Japan, automotive safety system companyAutoliv Inc. was honored for its contributions during 2010. Autoliv was selected as a winner of the global Toyota Excellence Award for outstanding performance in value improvement. The award was given to Autoliv by Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota Motor Corp.

In addition to the global award for value improvement, Autoliv Japan was recognized for its quality achievements.

Today, Autoliv supplies Toyota in all regions with airbags, seatbelts and steering wheels. In addition, Autoliv’s tech centers in Japan, North America, Europe and China support Toyota with design engineering expertise in automotive safety and with crash testing capabilities.