Magna International is investing over $120 million to set up and operate a new engineering center in Bengaluru to support e-mobility.
The 240,000 square meter facility is expected to open in the first quarter of 2023. It employs engineers and technicians working on software and systems development, simulation, testing, vehicle integration and digital, data and cloud solutions for electric vehicle applications. . About 1,000 engineers and technicians are expected to be hired by the end of 2023. He will be able to add 250 more if needed.
Anton Mayer, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Magna International, said: “Cars and their systems are becoming electrified and software-defined, which is changing the architecture and how we develop them. With this new engineering center, we can further strengthen the development of automotive systems and the creation of IP, especially in the areas of mobility.’
Magna has 12 manufacturing units and three product development centers across India. Once located, the Bengaluru R&D unit will serve as the main hub for powertrain, electronics and software development for Magna.
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