Tag: Magna

Nov 18, 2021 - 01:44 pm

Fisker shows Ocean e-SUV series design + details

Fisker has just presented its electric SUV Ocean in the design meant for series production along with more details on the technology and the prices of the individual versions. The Fisker Ocean is scheduled to start rolling off Magna production lines in Austria on 17 November 2022.

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Aug 21, 2021 - 03:05 pm

Evergrande looks to withdraw from EV businesses

The Chinese real estate group Evergrande looks like it is on the verge of withdrawing from the automobile business. According to a media report, the indebted group is looking into selling the division to other Chinese carmakers.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 11:19 am

Magna joins ACM as development partner

ACM Adaptive City Mobility GmbH is apparently targeting mass production of the ACM City One in 2024. The Munich-based company and contract manufacturer Magna have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop the City One to production readiness, according to a report.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 12:17 pm

LG Electronics & Magna launch joint venture

The announced joint venture between LG Electronics and Magna to manufacture electric motors, inverters and onboard chargers, as well as complete electric drive systems, has now been sealed. The joint venture’s management team is also now in place.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 12:23 pm

Magna & Ree to develop light EVs

The Israeli start-up Ree Automotive wants to develop and build light commercial vehicles (LCVs) together with the supplier and contract manufacturer Magna – based on Ree’s technology. A corresponding strategic cooperation agreement has now been signed.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 01:07 pm

Magna presents new battery-electric and hybrid drives

Automotive supplier Magna has unveiled two new drive systems – one for plug-in hybrids and pure electric cars. In developing them, the company says it has placed emphasis on efficiency and aims to increase ranges – or in the case of the PHEV, reduce emissions.

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Dec 29, 2020 - 01:21 pm

LG Electronics & Magna start EV joint venture

LG Electronics and Magna have announced a joint venture to manufacture electric motors, inverters and onboard chargers. The joint venture, tentatively named ‘LG Magna e-Powertrain,’ will also manufacture complete electric drive systems for automobile manufacturers.

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Oct 17, 2020 - 12:27 am

Fisker Ocean to be manufactured by Magna in the EU

Contract manufacturer Magna has announced a cooperation with Fisker. This includes the production of the electric SUV Ocean, scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2022. This also makes it clear that Fisker Ocean will not be based on Volkswagen’s MEB.

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May 25, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Evergrande breaks ground on e-drive production plant

The extremely ambitious electric car plans of the Chinese Evergrande Group are becoming more concrete: In Huzhou in Zhejiang Province, local media reported that the ground-breaking ceremony for a production facility of Evergrande for electric drive systems has now taken place.

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May 5, 2020 - 01:29 pm

BAIC brand Arcfox launches debut BEV in China

The first series-production electric car from Arcfox, a dedicated EV brand by BAIC BJEV, is now going on sale in China. The Arcfox Alpha-T is a large electric SUV with premium standards and a range of over 650 kilometres.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 12:57 pm

Sony presents their own concept EV at CES

Sony has surprisingly presented their very own prototype of an electric car at the CES, though the electronics giant has been keeping any production plans to themselves. Sony’s electric limousine named Vision-S is based on a specially developed electric car platform for which international suppliers were involved.

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Nov 13, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Evergrande to introduce first EV in 2020

The Chinese Evergrande Group has invested a further 3 billion US dollars into its Swedish subsidiary NEVS as well as concluding strategic cooperation agreements with no less than 60 suppliers for its electric car plans.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Magna working on next gen electric motor

In the USA, Magna is now working with the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to develop an electric motor with a significantly higher power density and lower costs. The project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 02:50 pm

BMW orders hybrid drives from Magna

Magna has received its most significant production order for transmission technologies in the company’s history from the BMW Group. The multi-year contract covers all front-wheel-drive dual-clutch transmissions, including hybrid transmissions.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 01:35 pm

China: Magna & BAIC to cooperate on EV production

Magna and BAIC have officially signed a framework agreement with the government of the Chinese city of Zhenjiang for the production of electric vehicles. The joint venture, led by BJEV, BAIC’s electric car subsidiary, is Magna’s first investment in a complete vehicle production site outside Europe.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Arcfox presents three models in Geneva

At the Geneva Motor Show, Arcfox, a BAIC BJEV brand, unveiled three new vehicles. The new models retain the features of the Arcfox GT and are certified by the European trade association.

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Jan 15, 2019 - 05:07 pm

Magna and BJEV open development centre in China

Magna is to cooperate with Beijing Electric Vehicle (BJEV), which is the electric car subsidiary of the Chinese car manufacturer BAIC. The joint venture will open a development centre in Zhenjiang and operate under the name Magna Blue Sky NEV Technology (Zhenjiang).

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Sep 16, 2018 - 06:32 pm

MAN delivers electric truck eTGM to nine customers

The utility vehicle manufacturer has completed production and handed over the first nine electric trucks of the eTGM line to member companies of the Austrian council for sustainable logistics (CNL) In the coming months, the XXL BEVs will be trialed in daily use.

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Aug 14, 2018 - 05:08 pm

University of Graz presents robot controlled charging system

Researchers from the Technical University of Graz have developed a robot-controlled fast charging system for electrified vehicles in cooperation with industry partners. The special thing about the system is that it allows for serial charging of vehicles in different parking positions.

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Jun 18, 2018 - 03:10 pm

Magna expanding electric car production to China

Magna is en route to make it big in China as the supplier is preparing the launch of two joint ventures with BAIC. Together they want to develop new energy vehicles and Magna stands ready to take over an existing BAIC facility that builds 180,000 EVs a year.

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Apr 10, 2018 - 12:59 pm

Magna developing EV architecture for BAIC

Austrian supplier Magna has signed a cooperation agreement with China’s BAIC. Their first joint project will be the development of an intelligent electric vehicle architecture for the Chinese market in order to support BAIC’s electrification strategy.

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Oct 20, 2017 - 09:25 am

Mitsubishi, Magna, BOLT, Tesla, Nissan, Changan.

Mitsubishi to electrify its core model range: The Japanese carmaker has launched a three-year roadmap called “Drive for Growth” to improve its performance in terms of volume, revenues and profitability. As part of this plan, Mitsubishi intends to provide electrified solutions for each and every of its core models from 2020 on. The company also confirms plans to create an EV kei car. Further details have not yet been given.
mitsubishi-motors.com

Magna’s electric drivetrains made in China: The car supplier teams up with SAIC subsidiary Huayu Automotive Systems to create a JV for electric drivetrains at Chinese territory. The new company shall focus at the domestic market and already gained its first customer order: According to Magna, a not closer specified German carmaker ordered the company’s electric-drive powertrain system. The newly founded JV represents Magna’s first e-drive business in China.
magna.com

Electric scooter capable to send text messages: Dutch start-up BOLT Mobility has raised 3m euros through a crowd funding strategy in order to create its electric scooter called AppScooter. The vehicle with a range of up to 400 km and a base price of 2,990 euros convinced more than 2,000 investors. What is special about it, is that it provides a big touchscreen, 4G internet connection and smartphone connectivity, enabling e.g. automated text and phone call responses. Market launch is scheduled for 2018.
independent.co.uk, eenewseurope.com

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Conflict resolution at Tesla subsidiary: The employees of Tesla-owned manufacturer Grohmann Automation successfully fought for an improved salary structure and job guarantees until 2022. Thus, the German subsidiary’s stuff gets a salary increase of roughly 30 percent, starting with the current month. However, Tesla is not willing to join the branch’s collective agreement as it was requested by Germany’s largest union, IG Metall. But the new salary structure represents now anyway more or less the tariff level.
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Nissan shows e-NV200 Fridge Concept: At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan will put its e-NV200 Fridge Concept on display, an utility van to transport chilled foods. The electric vehicle is designed to meet urban requirements and features an additional battery pack to power a refrigeration unit. While the vehicles lithium-ion battery provides 24 kWh, the refrigeration equivalent comes with 12 kWh.
newsroom.nissan-global.com

Changan to produce solely EVs by 2025: Within the next 8 years, Chinese car manufacturer Changan will transform into a pure EV maker, according the company’s own information. In order to do so, the Chinese want to create three NEV platforms and invest a total of 100bn Yuan (12bn euros) into its electrification strategy.
autonews.gasgoo.com, reuters.com

Jun 20, 2017 - 08:25 am

E-mobility Index, JLR, Magna, Porsche, Tesla, Koenigsegg.

Electric mobility index sees China ahead: Roland Berger’s ‘E-mobility Index Q2/2017’ shows China in pole position for the first time, due to its lead in both industry and market for electric transport. The index compares Germany, France, Italy, USA, Japan, China, and South Korea. Germany even lost its “Vorsprung durch Technik” to France, that took the technology lead mainly because of the high PHEV share German manufacturers currently have in their portfolios.
rolandberger.com

jaguar-i-pace-crossover-elektroauto-300x150JLR to strengthen EV unit: Jaguar Land Rover intends to create 5,000 new jobs, mainly in Great Britain by 2018, in line with its plans to accelerate its EV and autonomous driving businesses. Still, JLR’s first electric model I-Pace, shall be produced at Magna in Austria, however, the firm said it is keen to build such electric cars also in Great Britain – if conditions prove favourable.
independent.co.uk

Meanwhile Magna has been chosen to produce BMW’s 5-series PHEV as well starting this summer, when the plug-in hybrid will begin to roll off the lines in Graz, Austria.
reuters.com

Porsche hattrick at Le Mans: In a dramatic race, the Germans won the prestigious 24 hours of Le Mans for a third time in a row. Timo Bernhard, Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley confidently steered free of the incident-packed course and once again triumphed in their Porsche 919 Hybrid.
reuters.com, autocar.co.uk, theguardian.com

Model X comes to Indonesia: While the Western hemisphere is expecting the Model 3, other parts of the world have yet to receive the Model X. Like in Indonesia, where the wait of Tesla fans has only come to an end by now. The price is set at the equivalent of 200,000 dollars.
thejakartapost.com, insideevs.com

Koenigsegg’s Regera sold out: All 80 units of the 1.9m dollars sports car by Swedish Koenigsegg have found their buyers. First introduced as production-ready in Geneva last year, the Regera programme has been the largest single vehicle series in the company’s history.
electriccarsreport.com

Mar 10, 2017 - 08:43 am

Magna, Techrules, Aston Martin, John Deere, BMW.

magna-fcreev-geneva-2017Fuel cell REx by Magna: The Canadians have an electric van concept on the stand in Switzerland that uses fuel cells to extend the range. Magna’s FCREEV is based on the Mercedes Viano with a 30 kWh fuel cell stack coming from Proton Motor. The battery holds 16 kWh and serves for about 70 km of the total range of 350 km. The concept is not scheduled for production but serves Magna as mobile shop front rather. While the company said it sees “big potential” in the future, prices for both fuel cells and batteries are too high to be competitive at present.
autonews.com, magna.com (in German)

Techrules presents the production-ready Ren with turbine range extender in Geneva as promised previously. The sports car delivers up to 960 kW and has a range of 1,170 km, according to its Chinese creators. Production is to start by 2018 in a limited run of 96 track versions that can be ordered now. The Ren has a six e-motor set-up and offers three battery options (14kWh, 25kWh, and 32kWh) as well as two different turbines. The company plans to use tech components of this rather showy car that was designed in Italy in future models that could range from SUV to small city cars.
autocar.co.uk, electriccarsreport.com

Aston Martin Valkyrie is the name Aston Martin and Red Bull chose for their hybrid racer, that was known AM-RB 001 before Geneva. Audi CEO Rupert Stadler took the opportunity to open rivalries on the spot when he considered Audi’s very own hypercar.
carscoops.com, autocar.co.uk (Audi)

Hybrid digger by BMW: John Deere developed an excavator with the support of BMW’s subsidiary Designworks. Their concept is called Fixstern Backhoe and is currently on display at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in Las Vegas.
autoblog.com, bmwgroupdesignworks.com

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