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Nxu Expands Arizona Presence with Acquisition of HQ Facility

author of the article - Mary Trout


Mary Trout


Fri Jul 07 2023

Expansion effectively doubles manufacturing footprint to meet growing demand for US-manufactured energy solutions; First major product delivery slated for third quarter 2023

MESA, Ariz., July 05, 2023 -- Nxu Inc., (NASDAQ: NXU) (“Nxu”, “the Company”), a US-operated technology company manufacturing innovative battery cells and battery packs for use in advanced energy storage systems, megawatt charging stations, and mobility solutions, today announced it has secured a second location (“Headquarters”) in the Phoenix metropolitan area, allowing it to more than double its manufacturing capability in its original building. The approximately 21,000 square foot facility located in Tempe, AZ will house Nxu’s corporate headquarters, allowing the company to expand its manufacturing capabilities at the original Mesa facility. With the addition of its new headquarters, Nxu’s total footprint increases to approximately 63,000 square feet, with nearly two-thirds dedicated to manufacturing under one roof in Mesa.

Nxu’s CEO and Founder Mark Hanchett, commented, “Expanding our manufacturing capacity provides the Company with greater capabilities and efficiencies to meet the growing demand for our battery and energy storage solutions. As announced in April, we are on track to ship our first battery packs to a customer in the second half of this year. The increase in our footprint here in Arizona supports our commitment to proudly develop and manufacture game-changing technology products right here in the U.S.A.”

The new office facility is located at 63 S. Rockford Drive, Tempe, Ariz. and will house up to 155 employees across multiple teams. Currently, Nxu has several positions open in both Tempe and Mesa across corporate, engineering, and manufacturing functions. Employee benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance, 401(k), paid parental leave, flexible paid time off, leadership training, and the opportunity to work on leading edge products. More information can be found by following this link:   

About Nxu, Inc. 

Nxu, Inc. is a vertically integrated technology company leveraging its intellectual property and U.S.-manufactured battery innovations to support e-Mobility and energy storage solutions. Driving the energy future, Nxu is developing an ecosystem of industry leading battery cell and pack technologies, grid level energy storage solutions, charging infrastructure, platform and medium-duty electric mobility solutions, and over-air cloud management – encompassed by Nxu’s seamless subscription-based models. For more information, visit

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