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    Report: China's Chery, Magna developing 3 compacts for Europe

    Joint venture Chery Quantum Auto – owned by China's Chery Automobile and Israel Corporation – will reportedly export three compact vehicles to Europe in 2012. Austrian supplier Magna Steyr will be tasked with developing the vehicles, according to Financial Times Deutschland. The ...

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    Magna wants to build electric vehicles in Canada within 3 years

    Magna Steyr Mila EV - Click image for high-res gallery
    Frank Stronach, founder of Magna International, sees electric vehicles as a key step along the route to his long-time dream of making his company a full automaker. To that end, the company has built several electric drive concepts and is now ...

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    Hybrid Volvo buses and trucks to use Magna Steyr batteries, A123 cells

    It looks like Ford won't be the only company getting lithium ion battery packs from Magna International. The Magna Steyr division of the supplier announced last week that it will begin production of packs at its plant in Graz, Austria next month. The packs will be supplied to Volvo for use in its ...

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    Electrification of vehicles will be key to Magna's future

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    With Magna International set to take control of General Motors' European operations, it will be interesting to see how the Canadian parts supplier and contract manufacturer implements its electrification strategies. Last January, Magna and Ford ...

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    Geneva 2009: Magna Steyr Mila EV concept

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    Like most other suppliers, Magna International and its contract manufacturing unit Magna Steyr are pushing hard to diversify into the area of hybrid and electric powertrain components and systems. In January at the Detroit Show, Magna ...

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    Geneva Preview: Magna debuts new EV concept

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    Auto supplier Magna Steyr has chosen the Geneva Motor Show to unveil its new mila ev concept vehicle. You may recall that Magna is currently working with Ford on a production version of the Focus-based electric car that the ...

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    Suppliers bear heavy environmental responsibility

    As vehicles get more and more complex, auto suppliers will need everything in their arsenal to win major contracts from automakers. According to an article on Just-Auto (sub. req'd), by the year 2012, automotive suppliers will bear more than half of the total research and development of a given ...

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    Magna International reportedly developing hybrid car

    Those who follow the automotive industry closely are surely familiar with Magna International, one of the largest auto parts suppliers in the world -- so large, in fact, that the company was actually in on the bidding to purchase Chrysler from Daimler last year. Now it seems that the global company ...

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    Magna Steyr talking EVs with BMW, Mercedes

    At the Geneva Motor Show earlier in March contract vehicle assembler Magna Steyr unveiled a concept for a small, lightweight off-roader called the Mila Alpin. The Mila Alpin was designed to accommodate a variety of different power-trains including hybrids and electric drives. According to German ...

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    Magna Steyr working on LiIon storage system

    It appears that Magna Steyr wants to expand their horizons in the wake of losing the BMW X3 assembly business. At the Advanced Automotive Battery and Ultracapacitor Conference (AABC), Battery Systems Product Manager Peter Pichler announced that series production of Magna's lithium ion battery packs ...


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