Detroit? Try Inland Empire.
It could happen by next year, officials said.
Automotive manufacturing is returning to Southern California with the opening of a Fisker Automotive and Technology Group factory in Moreno Valley.
The company’s 550,000 square-foot plant, on Perris Boulevard in Moreno Valley, will bring back car building to Southern California after a more than two-decade hiatus and boost what has been a sagging manufacturing sector in the region.
And it will bring jobs, officials said — about 150 of them.
WHAT THEY ARE DOING
Fisker Automotive will produce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the Moreno Valley plant for global sales. [Read more…]