Magna E-Car opens new EV and HEV component factory
The 66,000sq.ft facility will have roughly 95 employees making motors, inverters and electronic powertrain controllers for the Ford Focus Electric, inverters for the Fisker Karma and assorted components for other global customers.
Kevin Pavlov, chief operating officer, Magna E-Car Systems, said: ‘For Magna E-Car Systems, today represents an exciting step forward in the growth and development of our business. We have a team that is second to none, a dedicated and highly skilled workforce, and we have a simple mission: to support our customers and help protect the environment through green technologies.’
The manufacturer is formed from a partnership between Magna International and the Stronach Group, and has two facilities in North America and two in Europe with approximately 700 employees between them. It also recently announced a joint venture to develop battery packs with with Hyundai Heavy Industries.