Lucid Motors looks to grow workforce from 600 to 1500 employees in Arizona in 2021

Lucid, a Tesla-like EV startup, plans 1,500 jobs in Arizona by the end of this year. The Silicon Valley company currently has three buildings in Arizona, including the main manufacturing facility in Casa Grande.  Arizona provides close proximity to Lucid’s headquarters in Newark, California. The company employs 600 people in Arizona now, but plans to … Read more

13,900 jobs added to Arizona economy as technology booms

Over the past year, Arizona has been a hot spot for technology and business expansion. With the national eye watching what’s brewing in the Valley of the Sun, companies large and small have chosen to expand in a hotbed of new innovation, bringing both jobs and investments with them. According to data collected by the … Read more

Governor Brewer signs bills that bolsters Arizona economic growth

Jan Brewer’s 2nd term as Arizona’s governor comes to a close later in 2014, but she isn’t quite finished just yet. On February 26, 2014 Brewer vetoed a controversial bill that many critics deemed had “an anti-gay” agenda. Not only has she vetoed such debilitating laws such as the aforementioned SB 1062, but Brewer has … Read more

Arizona listed as a finalist for Elon Musk's $5B Tesla Gigafactory

Yesterday Tesla Motors, the maker of the high-end electric vehicle, released plans about their “Gigafactory” where they intend to build advanced electric batteries for their next generations of cars. In the Tesla blog post, “The Gigafactory is designed to reduce cell costs…by 30 percent…and, by 2020, produce more lithium ion batteries annually than were produced … Read more