UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 FORM 6-K Report of Foreign Private Issuer Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 For the month of October 2004 Commission File Number 0-13942 MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter) 337 Magna Drive, Aurora, Ontario, Canada L4G 7K1 (Address of principal executive office) Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F. Form 20-F Form 40 F..X.. Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):_____ Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders. Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):___ Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant's "home country"), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant's securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant's security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR. Indicate by check mark whether the registrant, by furnishing the information contained in this Form, is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Yes .... No ...X... If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-____ SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized. MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. (Registrant) By: /s/J. Brian Colburn Date: October 25, 2004. J. Brian Colburn Executive Vice-President, Special Projects and Secretary EXHIBITS EXHIBIT 99 Press release issued October 25, 2004 in which the Registrant announced that it has made separate proposals to the respective boards of directors of its three public subsidiaries, Intier Automotive Inc., Decoma International Inc. and Tesma International Inc., in each case, to acquire all the outstanding Class A Subordinate Voting Shares of each subsidiary not owned by the Registrant at the share exchange ratio specified for each or cash (calculated on the specified formula and subject to a capped aggregate amount in each case). Each proposal, which would be implemented by way of a court-approved plan of arrangement under Ontario Law, is independent and not conditional on completion of the other transactions.