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Magna unveils its next-generation 800 V eDrive solution

Magna has unveiled its next generation 800 V eDrive solution, which it says offers improved efficiency, power-to-weight ratio and torque density. Magna claims that its 75 kg next-generation eDrive is lighter, 20% shorter in height and faster than its prior generation eDrive, providing a longer driving range. Rotating the eDrive 90° around the drive axis… Read more »

LG Magna e-Powertrain to open new facility in Hungary

LG Magna e-Powertrain, the joint venture (JV) between LG Electronics and Magna, is opening a new facility in Miskolc, Hungary. The 284,000-square-foot plant will be in Miskolc’s industrial sector, which has well-developed infrastructure and is close to OEM customers and Magna operations. Scheduled for completion in 2025, the new facility will start production with e-motors… Read more »

onsemi and Magna invest in SiC manufacturing for EVs in New Hampshire and Czech Republic

onsemi, a producer of power and sensing technologies, and Magna, an automotive supplier, have announced a long-term supply agreement for Magna to integrate onsemi’s EliteSiC power solutions into its eDrive systems. Magna says its eDrive systems can improve cooling, acceleration and charging rates by incorporating onsemi’s EliteSiC MOSFET technology, enhancing EV efficiency and range. onsemi’s… Read more »

Magna launches modular motor eDecoupling device for EVs

Magna, a Canadian automotive supplier, has begun production of a modular eDecoupling device to support several EV programs for a German premium vehicle OEM. Magna’s electro-magnetic eDecoupling disconnects the e-motor from the driveshaft in EVs when propulsion power isn’t needed, saving energy and improving efficiency. It reduces drag torque losses of the e-motor and gearbox… Read more »

Magna-Power introduces thermal paste for power electronics

New Jersey-based Magna-Power Electronics has developed a thermal paste for power electronics applications including vehicles. Pitel Paste AZ-01 has a thermal resistance of 6.5 x 10-6 K·m2/W and comes in seven 1-19,000 ml containers.  It comes in syringe, container and tube packaging.  A thermal interface material between metal surfaces can reduce thermal resistance by two… Read more »

Magna to produce off-road EV for INEOS Automotive

Canadian automotive parts supplier Magna has been awarded a contract to manufacture the INEOS Automotive off-road EV—expected to start production in Graz, Austria, in 2026. Magna started working with INEOS Automotive in 2018, providing complete vehicle engineering services ahead of the launch of the company’s first off-roader, the Grenadier. “As a global contract manufacturer with… Read more »

Magna to supply Chevrolet Silverado EV battery enclosures

GM has chosen Tier 1 supplier Magna to supply battery enclosures for the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV. Production is expected to begin later this year at Magna’s St. Clair, Michigan, facility, which is undergoing a 740,000-square-foot expansion and where it currently produces enclosures for the GMC Hummer EV. Battery enclosures, required by all EVs, house… Read more »

Axial-flux motor firm Magnax closes $20-million funding round

Magnax has closed a €20-million ($19.97 million) funding round. The company says it plans to use the funds “to accelerate product development, grow the engineering team and expand support for customers and partners.” Magnax has patented a single-stator, dual-rotor axial-flux motor that directly cools the windings. According to the company, the motor “delivers the most… Read more »

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 »