News & Case studies

Achieving Cost-Effective Fuel Efficiency

The pressure to create more fuel-efficient vehicles is mounting thanks to a mixture of government regulations and environmentally conscious consumers. One automaker wanted to improve its fuel efficiency by exploring an emerging trend in vehicle design — active grille shutters. Read the full story

Reducing CO2 emissions: product design, production processes, transport and travel

MCi has set environmental sustainability goals to reduce its CO2 emission footprint. Key initiatives range from product design and production processes to transport and travel. One of the key measures is to reduce the weight and dimensions of our actuators. MCi leads the way with products featuring the lowest weight in their class. Read more

MCi Warehouse Facility and Customer Support Function at Flex Chennai

Following our philosophy "in the region for the region" MCi has implemented a warehouse facility and customer support function at Flex Chennai.

New 280 Series Mirror Powerfold Actuator for Trucks and SUV’s

MCi launched production of its newly developed 280 Series heavy duty powerfold actuator for trucks, SUV’s and LCV’s.

Mirrors of pickup trucks, SUV’s and light commercial vehicles (LCV’s) must withstand higher forces than standard passenger cars. The new MCi 280 Powerfold was specially designed for this heavy-duty application. Key features of this new actuator are the best-in-class sound level performance and low weight.

In addition, the 280 Series is equipped with MCi’s Lift and Double Detent functions. Lift prevents seal wear and reduces possible wind noise and Double Detent ensures mirror stability under all conditions, also after manual fold from park to drive position.