Magna Opens Asia Innovation Campus In Bengaluru

Mobility Outlook Bureau
07 Jun 2023
02:53 PM
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The centre is equipped to work on SOC, AI, ML, edge computing, new feature functions, calibration, parametrisation, vehicle systems testing, and various other technologies

Inauguration of Magna
Inauguration of Magna's Innovation Campus

Mobility technology company Magna opened its Innovation Campus in Bengaluru today, in an area spanning 239,000 square feet. This will be the centre of Magna’s R&D activities in Asia and will support various global projects.

With an investment of approximately $120 million and the creation of 1,200 new technology-focused positions, the Innovation Campus will focus on end-to-end software and system engineering and product solutions addressing future market trends such as driver assistance, electric vehicles, and vehicle systems architectures.

According to Anton Mayer, Chief Technology Officer, Magna, this campus will be a hub of innovation, bringing together the brightest minds and fostering collaboration to drive transformation of the automotive industry towards a more sustainable future.

Notably, the centre is equipped to work on various new technologies, including System on Chip (SOC) and base software development for upcoming products; new feature functions, calibration, parametrisation, and vehicle systems testing; AI and ML for self-learning and adaptive functions based on different driving conditions; automation and robotic testing methods, and edge computing for predictive maintenance and fault prediction of critical vehicle components.

“The Magna Innovation Campus in Bengaluru is a testament to our relentless pursuit of technological advancements. We look forward to collaborating with local talent, academic institutions, and industry partners to continue to drive innovation, create job opportunities and contribute to the growth of the Indian automotive sector,” continued Mayer. 

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