Magna, Lyft tie-up complete public road testing

The collaboration between Magna and Lyft has achieved several milestones including the completion of public road testing. The testing included a public autonomous ride-sharing pilot with Level 5 vehicles for Lyft employees. This road test travelled the route between the Level 5 facility in Palo Alto and a Caltrain Station in Northern California. The real-time mapping scenarios and data leveraged during this […]

Tata To Roll Out Multi-axle Buses In India

By Pramod Thomas: Tata Motors, which presented five new transport vehicles at the recently-concluded Busworld India 2018 in Bengaluru, will soon launch Multi-axle Buses in India. The company, which leads the Indian commercial vehicle market with 36 percent share, is reinforcing its portfolio with the new products to tap the emerging opportunities in India’s CV […]

Magna To Jointly Engineer, Build Premium EVs For Chinese Customers

Magna has announced its intention to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd (BJEV) for complete vehicle manufacturing as well as engineering of electric vehicles. BJEV, a subsidiary of the BAIC Group for electric cars, and Magna, a global automotive supplier and the world’s leading brand-independent vehicle contract manufacturer, gathered today […]

New cost-efficient 3D surround view system added to ADAS

Renesas Electronics Corporation and Magna aim to accelerate the mass adoption of advanced driving assistance system (ADAS) feature with a new cost-efficient 3D surround view system designed for entry and mid-range vehicles. The 3D surround view system adopts Renesas’ high- performance, low-power system-on-chip (SoC) optimized for the smart camera and surround view systems. By enabling […]

Magna, BAIC Group to develop EV framework in China

Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Company Limited (BAIC) Group and Magna will jointly develop a next-generation smart electric vehicle architecture for the Chinese market. China sold around 700,000 electrified cars in 2017. By 2020, the number of all-electric cars on China’s roads is forecast to reach around five million, due in part to subsidies and quotas […]

Magna, Lyft to jointly develop self-driving systems

Mobility technology company Magna and North America’s fastest growing rideshare company Lyft have inked a multi-year collaboration to jointly fund, develop, and manufacture self-driving systems. In addition to self-driving vehicles that will be deployed on Lyft’s own ridesharing network in the coming years, Magna has the ability to deploy the technologies across a wide range […]