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2011-03-18 09:39:00

AURORA, ON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International announced today that the company is donating $250,000 USD (20,157,400 JPY) to the Japan Red Cross to assist disaster relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami which occurred on March 11, 2011. In addition, the company has also established a disaster relief fund to directly assist its employees in Japan. "On behalf of the entire Magna International family, I wish to extend our most sincere sympathy...

2011-03-11 13:28:00

DETROIT, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors recognized 82 of its best global automotive suppliers Thursday evening with its Supplier of the Year award during the 19th annual awards presentation held at the GM Renaissance Center. Sixty-three of the winning suppliers have been recognized at least one additional time since the awards began in 1992. This year's Corporation of the Year winner is LG Chem, supplier of the battery cells that are packaged into the battery of the...

2011-03-10 07:15:00

DETROIT, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Liddell Steps Down After Record IPO Treasurer Dan Ammann to assume CFO Role General Motors Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell today announced that he will leave the company April 1, 2011, having completed the largest public offering in history and stabilizing the company's financial operations. Liddell, 52, joined GM in January, 2010 and led the company's financial and accounting operations on a global basis. "Chris...

2011-03-01 13:30:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contents from General Motors - Global at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=072cfffd-8d01-43b6-8042-4849bc8c7ff5 The series production model of Opel's extended-range electric vehicle, the Ampera, makes its premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Fair visitors also get a glimpse into the future of Opel's next-generation Zafira. More of Opel's future as a leader in sustainable mobility is displayed with the latest...

2011-02-28 22:02:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contents from General Motors - Global at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=f386810b-78ba-469f-bf71-bf0aaaeccb6a&lr=ls# The Opel Ampera is set to establish an entirely new segment in the European automotive market. Scheduled to enter the market later this year, the five-door, four-seat Ampera is designed to provide all the benefits of an electric vehicle...

2011-02-28 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from General Motors - Global at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=1e84e4b9-4381-4c52-b6f5-b6792b876eb3&lr=ls In Geneva, Opel will present the vision of what a new generation of its larger monocab, the segment-defining Zafira, could look like. Dubbed a "Lounge On Wheels", the Zafira Tourer Concept features an airy and bright interior executed in high quality. Opel's new concept car offers highest...

2011-02-28 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from General Motors - Global at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d54bf72f-673b-4d30-b436-4f7c939e3d5d The series production model of Opel's extended-range electric vehicle, the Ampera, will make its grand premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. The vehicle does not deviate from the targets set during the development phase while its bold design remains close to that of the early concept cars. With its...

2011-02-17 08:23:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get videos from General Motors - Global at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=2d4b9d29-5e56-43be-a3e4-5019eb9932f3# With new engines, newly tuned chassis and an upgraded interior, the Opel Antara combines off-road flair with high utility value in the 2011 model year. The re-worked engine line-up consisting of two diesel units and one gasoline variant meets Euro 5 emissions standards and guarantees driving performance...

2011-02-15 16:13:00

AURORA, ON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010 on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Magna will hold its quarterly conference call on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern.  The number to use for this call is 1-800-913-1647. Overseas callers should use 1-212-231-2902. Please call in at least 10 minutes prior to start time. The...

2011-01-27 11:37:00

AURORA, ON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc., the world's most diverse automotive parts supplier, announced today the development of a new state-of-the-art facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The announcement followed a meeting between Don Walker, CEO of Magna, and the President of Mexico Felipe Calderon at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. This facility will be a division of Cosma International, an operating unit of Magna International Inc. and a leading global...


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