Magna International Inc. has announced that its Magna Powertrain operating unit has received Volkswagen’s top supplier award – The 2014 Volkswagen Group Award.  The 12th annual awards were presented on June 18, 2014, during a gala held at the Porsche Zentrum in Leipzig, Germany.

Magna Powertrain is among a small group of suppliers that were recognized for excelling as a global supplier. “We are honored that Volkswagen has recognized the Magna Powertrain team and our contribution to their success,” said Jake Hirsch, President Magna Powertrain. “This award reflects the considerable efforts we have made to support VW globally by developing and manufacturing innovative All-Wheel Drive systems for them.”

The Volkswagen Group has presented the Group Award to its best suppliers since 2003.  The award recognizes suppliers that play key roles in Volkswagen’s global growth.

“Our Volkswagen Group Award is like a small automotive world championship.  Our award winners are among the best in the world.  Together with our suppliers, we are working on ground-breaking technologies and innovations of a sustained high quality,” said Prof. Martin Winterkorn Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft.


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