All magna articles

  • BMW.automotiveIT
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    Preview: An auto show, a tech show or both in Las Vegas?

    2018-12-20T18:27:00Z

    With the Detroit Auto Show struggling, CES, even more than in recent years, is stepping up its automotive game.

  • magna
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    Magna reconfigures seating for car-sharing, introduces app interface, but stresses that basic requirements aren’t necessarily tech-driven

    2018-12-12T14:54:00Z

    Image: Magna Magna, a leading supplier of automotive seating, has announced details of a reconfigurable interior solution which can be custom-adapted for different car-sharing and autonomous-driving scenarios. Its new seating concept creates a flexible cabin for three key use-cases. The concept was developed out of digital ...

  • InnovizOne-
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    Magna and Innoviz to supply BMW Group with solid-state LiDAR

    2018-04-27T11:21:24Z

    Image: Innoviz Magna and Innoviz Technologies are to supply LiDAR to BMW Group for upcoming autonomous vehicle platforms. Israeli LiDAR-maker Innoviz is providing one of the first solid-state LiDAR systems (rather than featuring mechanical spinning laser units) under contract for series production with an automotive manufacturer. The Innoviz units ...

  • magna.automotiveIT
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    Magna to develop EV architecture for China with BAIC

    2018-04-10T11:42:12Z

    In 2017, Magna sponsored engineering students participating in an EV racing event (Photo: Magna) Magna International will develop a next-generation smart electric vehicle architecture together with China's Beijing Automotive Industry Holding (BAIC). The Canadian automotive supplier said the architecture will specifically be for the Chinese market, where 700,000 electrified ...

  • lyft.automotiveIT
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    Magna to invest 200 million dlrs in Lyft

    2018-03-19T12:59:15Z

    Magna will invest 200 million dlrs in ride-sharing company Lyft as part of an agreement to jointly develop and manufacture self-driving systems. The move underscores the Canadian automotive supplier's ambition to be a leading player in the shift toward autonomous vehicles. The two companies agreed on a multi-year cooperation that ...

  • Magna.automotiveIT
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    IAA: Magna to show driverless-car platform

    2017-09-05T14:32:44Z

    Magna's driverless platform will accommodate level 4 autonomous driving (Photo: Magna)Â Magna International will unveil its MAX4 autonomous driving platform at the upcoming Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), underlining how automotive suppliers plan to play a crucial role in the transformation of the car industry. The Canadian supplier, one of ...

  • magna.automotiveIT
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    Magna plans to buy automotive electronics specialist Telemotive

    2016-04-26T14:26:13Z

    Magna wants to gain electronics expertise through its Telemotive acquisition (Photo: Telemotive) Magna International has signed a purchase agreement to buy Germany's Telemotive, an engineering service provider in the field of automotive electronics. The acquisition aims to bolster the Canadian automotive supplier group's expertise in digital technologies. Magna said ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Study: Automotive suppliers move into new businesses

    2016-04-12T11:36:08Z

    Bosch, which just released new parking technology, remains the world's biggest supplier (Photo: Bosch) Automotive suppliers are in the midst of a strategic reorientation marked by high investment and stepped-up merger and acquisition activity, according to a new study by Berylls. In 2015, companies especially targeted emissions technologies, autonomous ...

  • pedestrian safety magna.automotiveIT
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    New Opel Insignia features Magna's forward-collision warning system

    2012-04-27T12:01:47Z

    Magna says its Eyeris vision system will help automakers such as Opel meet tougher EU pedestrian-safety rules (Photo: Wikimedia) The new Opel Insignia will be one of the first cars in Europe to have a camera-based forward-collision warning system, supplier Magna International said. Magna said its Eyeris electronic vision system, ...

  • kuli.automotiveIT
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    Tesis, Magna promise better thermal management simulation

    2011-07-03T12:36:11Z

    Thermal simulations are crucial in the development of EVs (Photo: Kuli) Automotive supplier Magna and simulation specialist Tesis Dynaware are combining their simulation products to provide a complete analysis of a car's energy and thermal management. The two companies are coupling Tesis Dynaware's DYNA4 full vehicle simulation with Magna's KULI ...

  • conti flag.automotiveIT
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    Continental to buy Magna radar unit

    2011-06-20T19:08:33Z

    Continental is buying the radar engineering unit of Canadian supplier Magna International in a bid to strengthen its position in driver assistance systems. The German automotive supplier said the acquisition of the unit, which has its operations in Ottobrunn near Munich, will enhance its portfolio competence and leading edge in ...

  • cranes in the air
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    T-Systems provides Cloud services to Magna

    2011-05-31T11:46:00Z

    T-Systems will provide a range of Cloud-based IT services to Magna, as part of the Canadian supplier group's effort to modernize and upgrade its global information and communication technology. T-Systems, a subsidiary of Germany's Deutsche Telekom, said it is providing Magna with a Cloud infrastructure that allows the supplier to ...