This electric vehicle company announces headquarters move to Mesa

Gov. Doug Ducey, Mesa Mayor John Giles and ElectraMeccanica CEO Susan Docherty stand next to a SOLO electric vehicle model.

Canadian-centered electrical motor vehicle firm ElectraMeccanica announced it will move its company headquarters to Mesa on Monday.

The shift expands the city’s electrical car footprint in the state. ElectraMeccanica in 2021 announced it picked the East Valley town for its initially U.S.-centered producing plant that could consequence in the generation of 200 to 500 positions.

The almost-completed 235,000-sq.-foot facility is situated near the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport at 8127 E. Ray Road. The facility will have the ability to develop up to 20,000 motor vehicles on a yearly basis, in accordance to a news launch.

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

“We are very pleased of these 1-of-a-kind automobiles that will be designed in Mesa, bolstering Arizona’s sturdy producing marketplace,” Ducey reported in a news release.