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Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some nove...
The rearview mirror has been transformed over the last decade into a high-tech electronic module, writes Matthew Beecham. Tomorrow’s mirrors...
| 11 May 2015
While the variation of roof systems continues to grow, the push for lighter cars has led to the adoption of carbon fibre and polycarbonate in roof design. Matthew Beecham reviews some trends in the roof system market.
| 8 May 2015
A short week for us due to the first (of two) bank holidays has ended in a surprise majority win for the Conservatives overnight (along with the virtual elimination of Labour from parliamentary seats in Scotland) and we look forward to one party rather than (compromised) coalition rule for the UK. I doubt the autobiz has any problem with that.
| 27 Apr 2015
Car seats are becoming lighter by as much as 50 percent. This paradox is achieved through novel designs’ using new materials, foams and assembly mechanisms writes Matthew Beecham.
| 17 Apr 2015
Dunno 'bout you but 2015 seems to be flying by waaaay too fast - where did yet another week go?
| 29 Apr 2015
Continuing just-auto's series of interview with tier one component manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Olaf Bongwald, VP, Magna Electronics about rear view cameras, video cameras, mirrorless cars and the head-up display market.
| 12 Jan 2015
Continuing just-auto's series of interviews with global automotive component manufacturers, Matthew Beecham spoke to Swamy Kotagiri, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Magna International about the company's capabilities, including seats, convertible roof design and the use of new processes and materials in vehicle manufacture.
| 18 Jun 2015
Mercedes-Benz Vans Russia's supply quality control unit says it does not make sense to "go in and out" of the troubled market, which is currently beset by myriad challenges stemming partly from international disapproval of what many see as Moscow's actions in Eastern Ukraine and de facto annexation of Crimea.
| 11 Jun 2015
A former chairman of Toyota Canada is chairing a new committee to promote the province of Ontario to the automotive industry.
| 22 May 2015
Grupo Antolin sales during the first quarter of 2015 were EUR668.4m (US$743.42m), representing 20.2% increase over the same period last year.
| 19 May 2015
Magna has said that it is supplying its 'intelligent Dynamax' all-wheel drive coupling on a global basis to power the all-wheel-drive (AWD) system of the all-new Kia Sorento.
| 13 May 2015
Samsung SDI has held the opening ceremony to start operations of Samsung SDI Battery Systems (SDIBS) in Graz, Austria.
| 7 May 2015
Magna has posted first quarter net income of US$465m, up US$72m, on sales of US$8.33bn, down 7% to $631m.
| 5 May 2015
Magna International and Chongqing Xingqiaorui have agreed to form a strategic body in white joint venture in China.
| 16 Apr 2015
Magna International says it has inked an agreement to sell substantially all of its interiors operations, excluding seating, to Grupo Antolin for US$525m.
| 9 Apr 2015
Magna International's Louisville Seating Systems factory has achieved the production milestone of 1m sets of automobile seats. It started in April 2012 making seat sets for the Ford Escape, and has since expanded its customer base.
| 31 Mar 2015
Magna International is declining to comment on reports it is in negotiations to sell its interior operation to Grupo Antolin.
| 19 Mar 2015
Magna has announced the start of construction of a new automotive exteriors manufacturing facility in Queretaro, Mexico.
| 25 Feb 2015
Magna has posted fourth quarter net income up 11% to US$509m, with sales of US$9.4bn, up 2%.
| 24 Feb 2015
Samsung SDI has agreed to acquire the battery pack business of Magna International, with the transaction expected to be completed during the first half of this year, pending regulatory approvals
| 19 Feb 2015
Magna International has officially opened Autotek Morelos, a new greenfield facility in Emiliano Zapata, Morelos, Mexico, that assembles automotive chassis products.
| 10 Dec 2014
Magna International has relocated its Shunde mirrors manufacturing facility in Guangdong province and renamed it Guangdong Magna Automotive Mirrors.
| 5 Nov 2014
Magna has posted third quarter net income up 47% to US$470m, with sales of US$8.82bn, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
| 1 Oct 2014
Magna International has announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement to acquire the Techform Group of Companies, an automotive supplier of hinges, door locking rods and other closure products.
| 30 Sep 2014
ZF's UK passenger car axle assembly plant, ZF Lemforder at Solihull, on Tuesday (30 September) marked its 10th anniversary.
| 23 Sep 2014
Magna International said it was setting up two new plants in the Sanand region of the state of Gujarat, India, as a result of winning new business awards for vehicles built on global platforms.
| 23 Sep 2014
Tata AutoComp Systems and Magna International have signed a 50/50 joint venture agreement to provide seating systems to India's commercial vehicle industry.
| 10 Sep 2014
BMW board member Harald Krüger has told just-auto that Oxford will remain at the heart of MINI production plans in the future, but with the Dutch Nedcar plant at Born also an important addition for the long-term.
| 3 Sep 2014
Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) said it had received 15,300 'bookings' (orders) and over 75,000 enquiries for the redesigned Elite i20 in the 20 days after the sales launch.
| 16 Jan 2014
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.
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