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Autosafe International has been appointed as an official supplier to Toshiba Computer Systems Division (CSD) UK, providing them with the opportunity to be the first notebook vendor to take the problem of theft from vehicles seriously. Toshiba customers will now be able to package Autosafe's leading range of portable security safes from Toshiba's extensive range of notebook computers.

With over 1.5 million vehicles broken into in 2003, notebooks are an attractive target for thieves. Autosafe's range of security cases are designed from top grade steel with high quality locking and cabling mechanisms. Thatcham Q Listing accredited for extra peace of mind.

Autosafe's smallest V15 Series provides slim-line and convenient security for your notebook as well as other valuables. Foam padded for extra protection with full length protective hinges for enhanced theft resistance. Available from Toshiba at GBP199 + VAT TPP. PN: TPASV15

The V40F series is designed to fit most Toshiba notebook cases for added convenience. The V40F's unique front loading mechanism allows the whole computer case to fit inside the safe for hassle free usage in addition to accommodating smaller vehicles. Available from Toshiba at GBP189 + VAT TPP. PN: TPASV40F

All Autosafe products are made from the highest quality materials. Loop cables are constructed with 133 individual strands of steel to provide a breaking force of 2 tonnes. All safes are painted with powder coated ruggedised paint for increased durability.

About Autosafe:
Autosafe is a leading provider of notebook protection systems, offering a range of portable steel enclosures to secure IT equipment and data in vehicles and other locations such as hotel rooms. The consistently high levels of laptop theft from cars has boosted Autosafe's sales in the last 12 months, including growing accounts with Government departments, military divisions, defence manufacturers and commercial organisations.

The success of autosafe(TM) has largely been attributed to the user-friendly design and the ease of fitting and uninstalling using a high security steel cable looping round a fixed point in the vehicle requiring no permanent fixtures such as bolting. Autosafe are confident that they can produce a compelling business case for most organisations affected by theft of notebooks or other equipment when out of the office.

About Toshiba:
The Computer Systems Division of Toshiba Europe GmbH is a world-leading vendor for mobile computing solutions. In addition to notebooks, the company offers desktops and servers in Europe, Middle East and Africa under the Toshiba brand name. Headquartered in Neuss, Germany, the Computer Systems Division of Toshiba Europe GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Toshiba Corporation, the world's eighth-largest computer and electronics company.

Toshiba Corporation is a leader in information and communications systems, electronic components, consumer products and power systems. The company's integration of these wide-ranging capabilities assures its position as an innovator in advanced components, products and systems. Toshiba has more than 161,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of US$53 billion (FY2003).

20 August 2004

Autosafe International Limited
0800 1975 242

Toshiba CSD UK
0870 444 89444

For more information from Autosafe contact:
David Rimer
Autosafe International Ltd
5 Colhook Industrial Park
West Sussex
GU28 9LP

Tel: (+44) 01428 707 972
Fax: (+44) 01428 707 866

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