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2014-09-17 08:21:51

SAILAUF, Germany, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International announced today that it is supplying two innovative, industry-first systems on the BMW i8 plug-in electric sports car: outside mirrors with hidden turn signals and SmartLatch(TM), an electronic side-door latch system. (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146628) The unique design of the outside mirrors includes a hidden turn signal that is fully integrated so that the mirror housing and turn-signal lens...

2014-09-03 16:20:52

TROY, MI, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. announced today that it has started construction on a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The 122,500-square-foot facility will manufacture complete seat assemblies supplying General Motors' Spring Hill Assembly Plant. The plant will be fully operational in January 2015. "This new facility demonstrates our commitment to GM in delivering high-quality products through our...

2014-07-17 12:21:29

AURORA, ONTARIO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On Friday, August 8, 2014 Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) will announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Magna will hold its quarterly conference call on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The number to use for this call is 1-800-404-8174. Overseas callers should use 1-416-981-9093. Please call in at least 10 minutes prior to start time. The conference call will be...

2014-07-08 08:21:17

Sedan Slouch(TM) fuses relaxation with cargo-hauling flexibility for highly competitive segment AURORA, ON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc.'s Magna Seating operating unit, a leader in engineering and producing world-class recliners, tracks and complete seat systems for the automotive industry, has developed an innovative seating concept called Sedan Slouch(TM), the first-to-market rear-passenger sedan seats to offer both seatback recline and fold-flat...

2014-06-11 12:21:35

R&D project developed with the U.S. Department of Energy TROY, MI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. and Ford Motor Company have unveiled a multi-material lightweight vehicle (MMLV) concept that uses advanced material solutions to achieve a nearly 25% weight reduction compared to the current production vehicle. The Magna-led R&D activity, in cooperation with Ford, is co-funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). (Photo:...

2014-04-15 08:21:37

A first for N.A. market; 30% weight savings AURORA, ON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. announces that its Magna Exteriors operating unit is producing the North American automotive industry's first all-thermoplastic, fully recyclable liftgate module for the 2014 Nissan Rogue crossover utility vehicle. The Rogue liftgate is unique in that all materials are fully olefinic and therefore fully recyclable at the end of the vehicle's life, and it features the...

2014-04-10 16:21:03

AURORA, ON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG) (NYSE: MGA) is holding its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at The Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada commencing at 10:00 a.m. (Toronto time). The meeting will be webcast live and can be accessed at www.magna.com. Magna will also announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on the morning of the meeting. Magna will hold...

2014-04-07 08:21:42

Investment, new products indicative of shift from mechanical to electronic systems AURORA, ON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. announced that its Magna Closures operating unit, the global leader in latching system technology, has expanded its Dortec manufacturing facility to begin producing electronic systems and modules for the automotive industry. The $1.5-million expansion will create 75 new jobs and further positions Magna Closures to meet the growing...

2014-02-26 08:20:14

MILA Blue combines lightweight construction, alternative drive and emotional design VIENNA, Austria, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. will showcase its diverse capabilities through the MILA Blue vehicle concept at Geneva Motor Show 2014. MILA Blue is an innovative, natural-gas powered, A-segment lightweight vehicle that produces less than 49g CO(2)/km. MILA Blue, the seventh concept vehicle in the MILA family, represents a new, intelligent, lightweight...

2014-02-03 16:21:02

JV to supply exterior components to Chinese market SHANGHAI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc., through its Magna Exteriors operating unit, and Chongquing Guangneng Rongneng Trim Co., Ltd., are pleased to announce the formation of a 50/50 joint-venture partnership. The newly formed JV, called Magna Guangneng Automotive Trim System (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., will begin supplying the growing China automotive market through a new greenfield facility located in...


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