KIRCO MANIX Begins Construction on FEV North American Vehicle Test Center

KIRCO MANIX Begins Construction on FEV North American Vehicle Test Center

KIRCO MANIX Begins Construction on FEV North American Vehicle Test Center

Troy, Mich., October 18, 2017

KIRCO MANIX has begun construction on a new vehicle test center for FEV North America, expanding its campus in Auburn Hills, Mich. to three buildings. FEV is investing more than $27 million into the 25,600 square-foot facility, which FEV says will create approximately 250 additional jobs, for a total of 750 jobs at its Auburn Hills campus.

“As a Michigan-based business, we are excited to team up with FEV on its new facility, as it expands its Auburn Hills campus and invests in the local community,” said Adam Manix, director – business development for KIRCO MANIX. “We pride ourselves on being a true partner with the ability to provide a unique, full-service approach through every phase of the project from design to construction.”


According to FEV, the new facility will strengthen FEV’s effort to provide a complete, one-stop-shop for powertrain and vehicle development. The building will house a vehicle lab, state-of-the-art vehicle emissions dynamometer, office space and lab facilities. The facility is expected to be completed by April 2018.



About FEV Group

The FEV Group is an internationally recognized powertrain and vehicle engineering company that supports the global transportation industry. FEV offers a complete range of engineering services, providing support across the globe to customers in the design, analysis, prototyping, powertrain and transmission development, as well as vehicle integration, calibration and homologation for advanced internal combustion gasoline-, diesel-, and alternative-fueled powertrains. FEV also designs, develops and prototypes advanced vehicle / powertrain electronic control systems and hybrid-electric engine concepts that address future emission and fuel economy standards. The company has expanded its engineering capabilities to include full vehicle systems and now offers broad expertise in electronics, telematics and infotainment system engineering. The FEV Testing Solutions division is a global supplier of advanced test cell, instrumentation and test equipment. The FEV Group employs a staff of over 4,300 highly skilled specialists at advanced technical centers on three continents. FEV North America, Inc. employs over 500 personnel in its North American Technical Center in Auburn Hills, MI. For more information, visit


KIRCO MANIX provides construction management services in office, light and heavy manufacturing, distribution, retail, healthcare and community market sectors. The company has operated throughout the region since 1929 and combines the experience of two well-established construction firms, Campbell / Manix and KIRCO Construction. With total construction volume exceeding $3 billion, KIRCO MANIX offers customers a unique, full-service approach by managing the design, engineering and construction phase through the eyes of an owner.

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