#MAGNA

Aluminum

Cars, COVID-19 and Climate Change: Driving Sustainability Forward

Life cycle assessments show vehicles designed with lightweight aluminum result in reduced emissions without product sacrifices
#covid-19 #Magna #Ford

Hybrid

Fisker Plans to Have Ocean EV Made in Austria

Magna Steyr would begin production in late 2022
#Magna #Audi #MINI

Batteries

Clarios Taps Mark Wallace as New CEO

Former Dana exec to help position battery maker for electrified future
#Dana #JohnsonControls #people

Economics

Suppliers in the New Normal

Sometimes challenges bring opportunities. Sometimes challenges are—challenges
#people #facilities #Tesla

Business

Waymo Bumps External Funding to $3 Billion

New investments will go toward people, tech and operations
#Chrysler #Rowe #Google

Materials & Lightweighting

13 Suppliers Take Home PACE Innovation Awards

Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility
#Chevrolet #GeneralMotors #Jaguar

Electronics

All About EV Batteries

A deep dive into battery tech by a man who was instrumental in helping it get on the road
#Delphi #Magna #engineer

Propulsion

Automotive Lighting & Shining a Light on the Past

We talk advanced lighting strategies and learn from a historian on the “Autoline After Hours”
#autolineafterhours #MercedesBenz #Bosch

Design

Magna Makes Masks: And You Can, Too

Global supplier addresses critical need for protective masks—including instructions how you can make them at home
#Google #Magna

Materials & Lightweighting

On the 2021 Kia Seltos: Small Crossover with Big Presence

Kia grows its lineup of crossovers with a subcompact and provides it with tech so that it isn’t a vehicle that people buy wishing that they could afford something better. 
#Buick #Fiat #HP

Economics

Waymo Rounds Up Nearly $2.3 Billion

Sale marks a step toward independence and sustainability
#Google #Magna #Waymo

Electronics

How Magna Manages Transformation

Magna International’s decentralized operating culture reinvented itself in the past decade around innovation and technology.
#tech #Magna

Interiors

Adient Refocuses on Core Seating Business

Restructures joint ventures with Yanfeng, divests Recaro unit
#SAIC #Adient #JohnsonControls

Electronics

An OG of SUVs: the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

The Toyota Land Cruiser has been rolling on—and off—streets in America for more than 50 years. And the Heritage Edition is a nice tribute.
#HP #Toyota #Magna

Interiors

JLR Aims to Reshape Driver's Seat Fitness

In the middle of a long trip, motorists often feel the need to “stretch their legs” to relieve stiffness. Jaguar Land Rover is developing a seating system to help.
#Jaguar Land Rover #tech #Lexus

Autonomous Vehicles

Magna Scales Back Autonomy Partnership with Lyft

Refocuses efforts on ADAS and semi-autonomous tech
#tech #Magna

Quality

Gentex, Aston Martin Concept Takes Integrated Approach to Rear Vision

When you’re driving a super-expensive supercar, maybe you want something more than just traditional sideview mirrors. Gentex and Aston Martin are testing a new approach that provides camera-based views too.
#Gentex #tech #AstonMartin

Sales

Vietnam Carmaker Takes Aim at U.S.

Vietnam’s first local carmaker, 2-year-old VinFast, aims to do something no Chinese OEM has yet accomplished: launch sales in the U.S.
#Renault #GeneralMotors #Peugeot

Business

Toyota, BMW Increase Investment in May Mobility

Self-driving-shuttle company May Mobility Inc. has raised $50 million in a Series B funding round led by Toyota Motor Corp.
#Magna #BMW #Toyota

Labor

Magna Posts Profit Losses, Lowers Outlook

Magna International Inc. swung to a third-quarter loss as revenue shrank, largely because of the protracted strike at General Motors Co. plants in North America.
#GeneralMotors #Magna