New engineering centre in Northampton creates 40 jobs

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A company in Northampton that specialises in car parts is set to open a new vehicle engineering centre.

MAHLE Powertrain will officially open the facility in St James Mill Road later this month.

A spokesman said: “The newly developed VEC is a strong statement of MAHLE Powertrain’s long-term commitment to the European car industry – and will enhance the scale of our capabilities, along with creating up to 40 new jobs in Northampton.”

The grand opening will be held next week and will showcase a range of demonstrator cars, all built by the MAHLE Powertrain team and featuring 48V supercharging

Various customer project vehicles will also be displayed to illustrate the range of skills and capabilities that are available within this state-of-the-art facility.