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COMMENT: Holistic approach key to supplier drive

I was with Magna International this week at its 'Bumper to Bumper' Innovations Day in Munich, where the global supplier was showcasing some...

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

A busy week with a lot happening on many fronts. Most interesting for me - and most read by you - was an announcement from Suzuki in Japan a...

COMMENT: PSA looms large in Hollande's in-tray

As ringing endorsements go, it didn't exactly smack of complete reassurance....

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 Steyr plans acquisitions in China 18 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

With an aim to win vehicle engineering contracts in China, Magna Steyr is planning to make acquisitions in the country.


Nedcar officially revived 16 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

The Nedcar plant - former home of DAF, Volvo and Mitsubishi vehicles - has been officially (re)opened by King Willem-Alexander as a Mini hatchback contract assembler 18 months after Mitsubishi sold it.


Nissan and Infiniti execs herald UK-built Q30 line 2 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

Nissan executive vice president Andy Palmer recently tweeted Infiniti president Johan de Nysschen's confirmation the Q30 premium compact car and the QX30 crossover would be built in the UK (Sunderland) from next year.


Magna Powertrain supplying Hyundai Genesis AWD 26 Jun 2014

Graeme Roberts

Magna International announced its Powertrain unit is the supplier of the new all-wheel-drive (AWD) system optional for the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.


Magna and Ford lightweight concept 12 Jun 2014

Dave Leggett

Magna International and Ford have unveiled a multi-material lightweight vehicle (MMLV) concept that uses advanced material solutions to achieve a claimed almost 25% weight reduction compared to the current production vehicle.

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 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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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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