January 30, 2023

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This electric powered auto business announces headquarters shift to Mesa

Canadian-based mostly electrical automobile firm ElectraMeccanica declared it will go its corporate headquarters to Mesa on Monday.

The shift expands the city’s electric powered motor vehicle footprint in the point out. ElectraMeccanica in 2021 announced it picked the East Valley town for its initial U.S.-based manufacturing plant that could outcome in the development of 200 to 500 work opportunities.

The practically-accomplished 235,000-square-foot facility is located in the vicinity of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport at 8127 E. Ray Street. The facility will have the capability to deliver up to 20,000 vehicles on a yearly basis, according to a information launch.

Mesa Mayor John Giles and Governor Doug Ducey joined ElectraMeccanica CEO Susan Docherty at a grand opening of the producing plant.

“We are proud of these one particular-of-a-form automobiles that will be designed in Mesa, bolstering Arizona’s strong manufacturing sector,” Ducey mentioned in a news release.