BMW US Plant Executive joins Fisker to help it scale up. Henrik Fisker, CEO of Fisker, will have a new head to oversee the company’s global manufacturing. Alpay Uguz was at BMW before he became in charge of the Spartanburg factory in South Carolina and will join Fisker on July 14th to take over from the current VP. Mr. Uguz is expected to help scale up production to 1 million cars annually by 2027.

Fisker just announced that it would get a new head with Alpay Uguz, the longtime BMW executive who led the Bavarian automaker into the Chinese market and most recently was in charge of the BMW’s Spartanburg plant in South Carolina.

BMW US Plant Executive joins Fisker to help it scale up

Mr. Uguz will take over on July 14th and report directly to Henrik Fisker, the CEO of Fisker Inc. He has their work cut out for him – scaling up production to 1 million units per year by 2027.

Fisker Ocean, their new electric sports car, is already in production, and, as of November 2018, they have all the stock reserved. The Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing will focus on new and lean manufacturing techniques to reduce the number of pieces involved.

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