Sunday, April 14, 2024

Fisker EV Opens headquarters in Hyderabad, India

The Indian arm of Fisker will be called Fisker Vigyan and it will work alongside the engineering and product development facilities in US.

Fisker, an electric car company located in California, has just inaugurated its India headquarters in Hyderabad, Telangana. KT Rama Rao, Telangana’s IT and Industries Minister, recently paid a visit to Fisker’s headquarters in Manhattan Beach, California, ahead of the deal’s completion. Fisker Vigyan India Pvt Ltd will be the name of the company’s India branch.

  • Fisker Vigyan to focus on software and virtual vehicle development
  • Will create around 200 potential jobs in India 
  • Hiring of local employees already underway

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Fisker Vigyan will collaborate with Fisker’s California engineering and product development centres. It will also focus on software development, embedded electronics, support functions for virtual vehicle development, data analytics, and machine learning.

Fisker hopes to expand its worldwide workforce from over 450 employees now to over 800 personnel by the end of this year, thanks to the expansion into India and new hires in the United States and Europe. Fisker Vigyan is expected to create around 200 potential employment as a result of these, with local staff recruitment and hiring already beginning.

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On November 17, 2022, production of the all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV will begin at Fisker’s manufacturing partner Magna Steyr’s site in Graz, Austria. The Fisker Ocean is a competitor to the Tesla Model Y, with a stated range of up to 440 kilometres (WLTP test cycle) in Sport trim and up to 630 kilometres in Extreme trim. Fisker had previously considered introducing the Ocean SUV in India, but the company has yet to make an official announcement on the matter.

Source: AutoCar


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