Fisker and Ford Components Built in Michigan By Magna
Components for Fisker and for Ford are now being built by Magna E-Car Systems in Michigan.
Magna E-Car Systems, which is a partnership between Magna International and the Stronach Group, announced yesterday the grand opening of its latest facility, a plant in Grand Blanc Township, Michigan, that manufactures components for hybrid and electric vehicles.
The 66,000-square-foot facility has approximately 95 employees to help make electric motors, inverters and electronic powertrain controllers for the Ford Focus Electric, as well as inverters for the Fisker Karma and assorted components for other global customers.
The company also recently signed a Canadian battery manufacturing partnership with Hyundai Heavy Industries, has showcased a small test fleet of converted Chevy Equinox Crossover based electric vehicles, and is continuing to position itself in the budding industry.
Including Grand Blanc Township, Magna E-Car Systems now has four facilities in North America and two in Europe working on several programs for some of the world’s leading global automakers. The company has approximately 700 employees globally.