22 March 2013

Magna Electronics Starts New Production Line in Zhangjiagang, China

- Facility to produce electronic driver assistance systems 
- Magna Electronics (Zhangjiagang) has approx.. 100 employees 

Zhangjiagang, China - 21 March 2013 – Magna Electronics, an operating unit of Magna International, celebrated the start of a new automotive camera production line at its Zhangjiagang plant in China. The facility will produce ReversAid™ cameras, which provide drivers with an undistorted rear view of the vehicle while in reverse. 

In addition, later this year the plant will add a production line for its forward facing imaging modules, which assist drivers by automatically reacting to certain driving situations. Both products come from Magna Electronics’ EYERISTM global product line, a comprehensive portfolio of innovative and intelligent driver assistance systems.

“Magna Electronics has been developing advanced driver assistance systems for many years. The startup of these production lines is a great introduction of EYERIS to the Chinese market and demonstrates our capabilities in delivering innovative technologies our customers expect,” said Olaf Bongwald, Vice President, Magna Electronics, at the celebration ceremony.

Magna Electronics (Zhangjiagang) Co., Ltd facility, formerly known as Magna Suxing Electronics (Zhangjiagang) Co., Ltd., has approximately 100 employees and supplies components and systems to Ford, General Motors, Honda, Fiat, Geely and Great Wall. 

Magna Electronics, an operating unit of Magna International, provides innovative electronic systems through manufacturing facilities and engineering divisions located all over the world. Magna Electronics specializes in camera based driver assistance systems, body systems, intelligent power systems, engine electronics and sensors as well as industrial products. 

Magna International is a leading global automotive supplier with 313 manufacturing operations and 88 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries

Source: Magna International