Magna E-Car Systems, a partnership between Magna International and the Stronach Group, held 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 will house approximately 95 employees making 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.
Including Grand Blanc Township, Magna E-Car Systems now has four facilities in North America and two in Europe working on several programs for global automakers. The company has approximately 700 employees globally.
Magna E-Car Systems was recently named a Michigan Green Leader by the Detroit Free Press in the Automotive Innovation category, for its work in promoting the development, manufacture and integration of new hybrid and electric vehicles.