UPDATE 2-Airbag maker Autoliv upbeat after Q4 profit rises


(Adds CEO comment, detail, updates share) By Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Autoliv , the world's biggest maker of airbags and seat belts, forecast on Thursday that its sales would rise this year after a stronger than expected fourth quarter, boosting its shares. Fourth-quarter pretax profit rose to $138 million from $128 million a year earlier, beating an average forecast of $128 million in a Reuters poll of 13 analysts. Sales rose to a record $1.7 billion versus a ...

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