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Magna to manufacture new Jaguar E-PACE compact SUV

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Production will start later this year at Magna’s contract vehicle manufacturing facility in Graz, Austria.

Ontario-based auto parts maker Magna International Inc. will manufacture Jaguar’s E-PACE compact SUV at its contract vehicle manufacturing plant in Graz, Austria.

E-PACE production is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. It is the second model Magna will contract manufacture for Jaguar, joining the Jaguar I-PACE.

Jaguar E-PACE production at the Magna facility in Graz, Austria, is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. 

“We are proud to expand our partnership with Jaguar Land Rover and contribute to their new E-PACE compact SUV,” said Günther Apfalter, president of Magna Europe and Magna Steyr. “This second collaboration in just a short time emphasizes the agility and flexibility we provide automakers with our contract manufacturing capability.”

Including the Jaguar E-PACE, Magna will be manufacturing five different models by the first quarter of 2018. The others are Jaguar I-PACE, BMW 5 Series, BMW 530e plug-in hybrid, and Mercedes-Benz G-Class.



Headquartered in Aurora, Ont., Magna has 321 manufacturing operations and 102 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries.


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