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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Carlos sharpens the knife

PSA's Carlos Tavares wasted little time getting his feet under the CEO's table before announcing he was getting the pruning knife out to hac...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Suzuki's unique(?) strategy

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PRODUCT EYE: Porsche Cayman

When Porsche GB invites you to the Scottish Highlands to drive its new Cayman, you tend to reschedule whatever else was in the diary. Glenn...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Magna Steyr 27 Mar 2014

Matthew Beecham

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with global component manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Karl-Friedrich Stracke, President Fahrzeugtechnik & Engineering of Magna Steyr about its MILA Blue concept, lightweight technologies and tomorrow's powertrain.


INTERVIEW: Magna Powertrain president Jake Hirsch 18 Feb 2014

Simon Warburton

Jake Hirsch has worked in the automotive supply industry for 30 years, including as president and CEO of Teksid Aluminium, CEO of Textron Fastening Systems; managing director of TRW Occupant Restraints and COO at Magna Europe where he was also a member of the Board of Directors. He talked to Simon Warburton in Detroit about some of the challenges and opportunities in the business.

Latest News

Magna announces Nissan liftgate first 15 Apr 2014

Graeme Roberts

As usual under the quaint agreements that still apply, the car was out long before the supplier news. Nonetheless, it's worth noting Magna Exteriors' announcement of production of the North American automotive industry's first all-thermoplastic, fully recyclable liftgate module for the 2014 Nissan Rogue crossover utility vehicle built in Smyrna, Tennesee and, eventually, Korea as well.


Magna produces carbon fibre composite body panels 12 Mar 2014

Simon Warburton

Magna says its exteriors operating unit has secured unspecified new business to supply painted automotive body panels made from carbon fibre composite material for two 2016 model-year vehicles.


Magna unveils 2013 net income of US$458m 3 Mar 2014

Simon Warburton

Magna has posted 2013 net income of US$458m with sales of US$34.84bn - an increase of 13% compared to the same period ended December, 2012.


Magna and bi-on ink R&D plastics deal 10 Feb 2014

Simon Warburton

Magna International and Italian intellectual property company, bi-on, have signed a cooperation agreement to start R&D activities on the use of bio plastics for the automotive industry.


Magna and Chongquing Trim Company form JV 4 Feb 2014

Dave Leggett

Magna International Inc., through its Magna Exteriors operating unit, and Chongquing Guangneng Rongneng Trim Co., Ltd., have announced the formation of a 50/50 joint-venture partnership for the assembly of front-end modules (FEMs).

Latest blogs

Metering expectations 16 Jan 2014

Simon Warburton

Huge sheets of ice are progressing in a stately manner down the Detroit River outside the Cobo and with forecast of snow this afternoon, it will feel more like Michigan in January than yesterday's almost balmy temperatures.

Company research

Magna International, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Magna International, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Pa

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Global Autonomous Parking Market 2014-2018

Global Autonomous Parking Market 2014-2018

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Autonomous Parking market to grow at a CAGR of 19.39 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the enhanc...

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Global Automotive Park Assist Systems Market 2014-2018

Global Automotive Park Assist Systems Market 2014-2018

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automotive Park Assist Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 6.53 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is...

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