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LG Magna e-Powertrain breaks ground on new EV component plant in Mexico

Executives from LG Magna e-Powertrain, LG Electronics, Magna, GM, and local government officials gathered together to break ground at LG Magna e-Powertrain’s new plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. The new facility will be the company’s first production base in North America. The 260,000-square-foot plant will be complete by 2023, and will begin producing inverters, motors… Read more »

Magna to produce EtelligentForce 4WD electric powertrain

By 2025, Canadian automotive parts supplier and manufacturer Magna is planning to produce a 4WD EV powertrain system called EtelligentForce for pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles. EtelligentForce is composed of Magna’s eDrive technology in front and its eBeam in the rear. According to Magna, the system can deliver up to 430 kW from the… Read more »

Magna’s EtelligentReach electric powertrain leverages software to deliver increased range

Magna’s new all-electric connected powertrain, the EtelligentReach, consists of two electric motors, inverters and gearboxes, and uses software to maximize vehicle range and driving dynamics. It will be deployed on “a new entrant vehicle in 2022.” Magna says “eDrive technology advancements and the holistic vehicle development approach of the EtelligentReach” can achieve a range increase… Read more »

Magna supplies battery enclosure for Ford F-150 Lightning

Magna is supplying Ford with battery enclosures for the upcoming F-150 Lightning electric truck. The enclosures will be the first built by Magna for Ford in the North American market. Their aluminum extrusions and stampings are assembled using a combination of laser hybrid and cold metal transfer (CMT) welding. Magna offers battery enclosures made from… Read more »

Magnax builds a new pilot line for axial flux motors

Magnax is expanding its prototyping and testing capabilities at its headquarters in Kortrijk, Belgium. The pilot line expansion will  accelerate the development, manufacturing, and testing of yokeless axial flux motors and power electronics prototypes. New equipment installation and existing equipment relocation is anticipated to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2021. The company expects… Read more »

LG Electronics and Magna announce powertrain joint venture

LG Electronics and Magna International have established a joint venture to manufacture e-motors, inverters and on-board chargers. The new company, LG Magna e-Powertrain, will be headquartered in Incheon, South Korea, and is expected to have more than 1,000 employees in the US, South Korea and China.  Powertrain development will be based on Magna’s electric powertrain… Read more »

REE Automotive signs strategic collaboration agreement with Magna for modular EVs

REE Automotive has announced a strategic collaboration agreement with Magna to bring to market modular EVs (MEVs) for tech companies and new electric mobility players under the “Powered by REE” brand. The strategic collaboration will explore the combination of REE’s REEcorner technology with Magna’s vehicle systems to develop MEVs that enable commercial customers to customize… Read more »

Magna drives pickup truck electrification with new eBeam technology

Magna has introduced a scalable electric drop-in replacement for traditional beam axles. The new eBeam integrates with an electric or hybrid powertrain and offers a structure-oriented design to support high-payload vehicles, with matching power for continuous-duty usage. Designed to transition pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles to hybrid or electric powertrains, eBeam integrates with existing… Read more »

Magna uses cloud connectivity to increase EV range and hybrid decrease emissions

Magna’s roadmap to e-mobility now includes the company’s new connected hybrid powertrains and EV drives. The company recently demonstrated both systems at its winter test driving site in northern Sweden. The Magna EtelligentEco, an intelligent, connected PHEV system, offers a cloud connectivity feature that allows it to perform several new functions. For example, it accounts… Read more »

Magna’s new Michigan plant to supply battery pack parts for Hummer EV

Magna has broken ground on a new manufacturing facility in St. Clair, Michigan, that will build battery enclosures for the upcoming 2022 GMC Hummer EV. Construction of the 345,000-square-foot facility, named Magna Electric Vehicle Structures, represents an investment of over $70 million. The new plant is expected to bring more than 300 jobs to the… Read more »