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Report: GS Yuasa, Mitsubishi, Magna to build li-ion battery production facility in Europe

Published: September 22, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Mitsubishi , Green Daily , Europe/EU GS Yuasa, the lithium-ion battery maker that recently dissolved its joint venture (JV) with Sanyo , is now eying the possibility of setting up shop with the assistance of Mitsubishi Corp. and Magna International Inc


Magna E-Car Systems opens hybrid and EV development center in Auburn Hills, MI

Published: September 22, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid Magna International , the world’s third-largest automotive parts producer, announced its intentions to establish a new global unit, E-Car Systems, at this year’s EcoXperience ride & drive track at the Detroit Auto Show .


Magna International invests $400-600 million in battery production

Published: May 29, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in Ford Focus Electric battery packs – Click above for high-res image gallery Magna International has decided that it will invest between $400 million and $600 million in lithium ion battery production over the next three years.


Magna International to set up electric vehicle joint venture

Published: May 11, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Green Daily Though it has managed to fly a bit under most people’s radar, Magna Internationl Inc ., is North America’s largest auto parts producer and third in the world. The name might not be commonplace, but it probably should be


Detroit 2010: Magna International launches E-Car Systems

Published: January 12, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Detroit Auto Show , USA Magna International , the giant international parts supplier, will use this year’s EcoXperience ride & drive track at the Detroit Auto Show as a backdrop to launch their new global unit, E-Car Systems.


Magna International gets new Michigan HQ for electric vehicles, hybrids

Published: March 25, 2009

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Click for a high res gallery of the Magna Steyr Mila EV Magna International’s contract manufacturing unit, Magna Steyr, used the Geneva Motor Show to unveiled its Mila EV concept (read more here ) last month. The parent company’s strong work in the electric vehicle field helped Ford recently unveil its Focus EV mule – and it helps everyone


How Magna’s ready-made electric car helps Ford, and everyone else

Published: March 21, 2009

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Click the Focus EV “mule” for a high res gallery You may have heard on the news recently about President Obama’s big plan to help auto suppliers . While the OEMs generate most of the auto news headlines, suppliers are a huge part of the auto industry.