GM teams with Magna ECar Systems to electrify a Chevrolet Equinox fleet

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GM teams with Magna Systems to electrify a Chevrolet fleet

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While the Chevrolet Equinox may offer the hybrid system. there’s now that the Detroit giant has built a nine-strong all-electric fleet of its super-popular crossover. on the E-Car Systems unit of to do the technological heavy lifting the folks who helped Ford its Focus Electric and with a financial help from the government, the project is intended to both GM and Magna some into how vehicles in this segment perform with an drivetrain.


The E-Car Systems uses an electric motor of producing a peak 105 kWs (140.8 The energy to spin that comes from a 33-kWh pack which we guesstimate be good for 100 miles on a relaxed cycle. For the companies involved, isn’t good enough and one of the aims of the exercise is to establish range figures.

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Magna E-Car Launches Demonstration Fleet of Chevrolet Equinoxes

AURORA, Canada, November 17, 2011 E-Car Systems announced that it has developed a demonstration of nine electric vehicles on the popular Chevrolet Equinox The demonstration project, undertaken with General Motors and with assistance to Magna Systems from an Ontario grant, will enable E-Car Systems and GM to gain insight into the performance of vehicles in a larger crossover The project involves the integration of E-Car Systems’ innovative drive system into the of Equinoxes.

Collaboration between suppliers, utility companies and the is essential in order to develop for future mobility, said Ted Vice Chairman, Magna Systems. Such collaboration can innovation and reduce costs, in fleet projects such as where the resulting data and learned are useful to all participants.

A GM-Magna E-Car Systems has designed and built the Chevrolet Electric Vehicle (EV) units, working collaboratively GM’s Canadian Engineering in Oshawa, Ontario, and Magna System’s facility in Aurora, The Equinox EV fleet is propelled by E-Car Systems’ electric system, which features an motor that generates power of 105 kW with energy from a 33kWh battery The demonstration fleet will be closely to determine the amount of range achievable by a vehicle of size.

Magna E-Car Systems led the and vehicle integration of the propulsion and storage systems, with GM providing engineering assistance in and validating the solution.

This project is the latest example of commitment to broaden our vehicle technology expertise working a leading Canadian supplier, Magna E-Car Systems, Matthew Crossley, Director, Engineering for General Motors of Limited. This pilot will help both GM and E-Car Systems gather key about the integration of vehicle technologies.

In addition to the launch of the Chevrolet Volt and Opel electric vehicles with capability of up to 580 kilometres, General is committed to delivering a range of propulsion technologies solutions will allow customers to the vehicle that best their needs. As a result, GM has electric vehicle demonstration around the world to better driving patterns, battery market needs and customer of electric vehicles. Chevrolet announced production plans for a Spark EV, which will be in select markets.

At the same time, GM is investing in companies with innovative to accelerate next-generation electrification Deep experience and expertise in electric motors and power will ensure GM provides the possible choices when it to vehicle electrification technologies.

Magna E-Car Systems

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E-Car Systems (www.magnaecar.com), a between Magna International and the Group, is a global supplier of and systems for hybrid and electric Magna E-Car capabilities design and engineering, manufacturing, integration and testing. With a on innovation, Magna E-Car a wide array of products lithium-ion cells and battery electric drive motors and inverters, converters, onboard and powertrain control modules.

About Magna International

International (TSX: MG; NYSE: is the most diversified global supplier. Magna designs, and manufactures technologically advanced systems, assemblies, modules and and engineers and assembles complete primarily for sale to original manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and trucks. Magna’s capabilities the design, engineering, testing and of automotive interior systems; systems; closure systems; and chassis systems; vision electronic systems; exterior powertrain systems; roof hybrid and electric vehicles/systems; as as complete vehicle engineering and

Magna has approximately 107,000 in 275 manufacturing operations and 85 product engineering and sales centres in 26 More information on Magna can be at www.magna.com.

About General

General Motors Company GM, TSX: GMM), one of the world’s automakers, traces its roots to 1908. With its global in Detroit, GM employs 209,000 in every major region of the and does business in more 120 countries. GM and its strategic partners cars and trucks in 31 countries, and and service these vehicles the following brands: Baojun, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Holden, Isuzu, Jiefang, Vauxhall, and Wuling. GM’s national market is China, by the United States, Brazil, the Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Russia, Mexico, and Uzbekistan. OnStar subsidiary is the industry in vehicle safety, security and services.

General Motors acquired from General Motors on July 10, 2009, and references to periods in this and other materials refer to operations of the old Motors Corporation. More on the new General Motors can be found at

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