News Release - Magna Forms E-Powertrain Joint Venture in China
- Deal signed with
Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd.
- JV to support Magna's first e-drive business in
- Builds on Magna's electrified powertrain experience
Magna designs and manufactures a portfolio of versatile and innovative products that bring power to the wheels of passenger cars and light trucks.
For the initial customer order, the JV will leverage Magna's innovative, highly integrated e-drive system with a focus on the production of the system mainly for the Chinese market. Both partners will give the JV full support to develop localized core competencies in terms of market development, R&D, advanced manufacturing and key parts supply such as gearboxes, inverter components and e-motors, which are key to delivering advanced powertrain technologies and a stronger product portfolio to customers.
"The new-energy vehicle (NEV) market will continue to grow at a rapid speed in
Magna possesses the skills and experience to develop and manufacture electrified powertrains. This includes all key components for modern e-drive systems: e-motor, gearbox, inverter and control software. For nearly 10 years, Magna has been supporting customers in the U.S. and
In 2009, the company announced a vehicle-development partnership with
Additionally since 2012 Magna has supplied
e-powertrain, electric vehicle, Chinese joint venture
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