In a press release today, ElectraMeccanica ($SOLO) announced the site for its US-based assembly facility. The facility plus an engineering technical center will be in Mesa, Arizona. The confirmation puts a bookend on a year-long search that began in February of 2020. With this news, Arizona is quickly becoming a new hub for electric vehicle manufacturing.
Electra Meccanica Solo Stories March 16
Electra Meccanica Solo Stories February 16
Canadian EV manufacturer Electrameccanica recently announced a decision on the location of its first US-based assembly facility. The chosen location will also be the new home to the manufacturer’s engineering technical center. The facility will produce the three-wheeled SOLO EV, which has begun test drives for early adopters in the US.
Electra Meccanica Solo Stories May 18, 2017
It’s about a year late, but it now seems to be truly coming to market. Electra Meccanica, the electric division of the formerly Italian (now based in Canada) automaker InterMeccanica, first planned to bring its ~$15,000 all-electric three-wheeler, the SOLO, to production during summer 2016, but it is now going through federal certification for the United States and Canada.
CEO Jerry Kroll says that it will be certified by the end of the month and they should be able to start deliveries a few weeks later. expand full story
Electra Meccanica Solo Stories June 3, 2016
Back in April, we reported on Electra Meccanica CEO Jerry Kroll announcing that the company plans to start low-volume production of its all-electric three-wheeler, the Solo, in June 2016. We are now in June and the company is pushing the start of production to July, but this week, Electra Meccanica announced that it successfully completed the first round of track tests on its production chassis. expand full story