BMW Group has awarded Magna its largest production order for transmission technologies in company history. The multi-year contract includes all front-wheel drive dual-clutch transmissions, including hybrid transmission variants.
Magna 7HDT300 Hybrid Dual-Clutch Transmission. Magna to build dual-clutch transmissions including hybrid variants for strategic partner BMW Group.
The transmission technologies will be used in more than 170 different vehicle applications. The new hybrid solution by Magna has no impact on the overall package size of the transmission, which provides manufacturing flexibility to BMW.
The hybrid variants also use a compact, 48V high-RPM electric motor within the transmission housing, providing innovative driving features while further improving fuel efficiency.
The transmissions will be built at Magna facilities in Neuenstein, Germany, and Kechnec, Slovakia.