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Magna joins BMW, Intel to develop self driving vehicle technology by 2021

Magna says technology will be flexible and adoptable for integration by multiple automakers


October 11, 2017
The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press

AURORA, Ont.—Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. says it’s joining BMW and Intel Corp. to develop a self-driving system for the global vehicle marketplace by 2021.

Magna says the autonomous driving technology will be flexible and adoptable for integration by multiple automakers.

BMW says the Aurora, Ont.-based company has long-term experience in integrating complex systems seamlessly onto individual vehicle platforms.

Magna has been a contract vehicle manufacturer for the BMW Group for more than 15 years.