Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 17, 2009



Autoliv, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-12933   51-0378542

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

World Trade Center,

Klarabergsviadukten 70,

Box 70381

SE-107 24 Stockholm, Sweden

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

+46 8 587 20 600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On October 17, 2009, William E. Johnston Jr., born 1940 and a member of Autoliv’s Board of Directors, passed away after a period of illness. Mr. Johnston had served as a Director since 2005 and also served as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Compensation Committees. The Board of Directors has not yet made any decision with regard to the vacancy that now exists on the Board of Directors.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Date: October 19, 2009  
  By:   /S/    LARS A. SJÖBRING        
  Name:   Lars A. Sjöbring

Group Vice President – Legal Affairs

General Counsel and Secretary