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 September, 2002

                            MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC.
             (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)

                    337 Magna Drive, Aurora, Ontario L4G 7K1
                    (Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

                       Form 20-F ____         Form 40-F   XX

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   XX

[If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant
in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- .]


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this Report on Form 6-K to be signed on its behalf by
the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                             MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. (Registrant)

                             By: /s/ J. Brian Colburn
                                 J. Brian Colburn
                                 Executive Vice-President, Special Projects and

Date:   September 17, 2002


EXHIBIT 99.1      Press release issued September 17, 2002 in which the
                  Registrant announced jointly with Donnelly Corporation that
                  the European Commission has cleared Magna's previously
                  announced acquisition of Donnelly Corporation within the
                  initial review period under applicable EU merger regulations.
                  The acquisition remains subject to shareholder approval and
                  the satisfaction or waiver of a number of customary closing