Nikola Motor Co. has picked Arizona for a $1 billion, 2,000-job manufacturing plant and will also move its research and development and headquarters operations to Buckeye.

The plant will be west of Phoenix and sit on 500 acres.

Nikola will make hydrogen-electric semi-trucks at the planned Arizona facility.

Nikola is now based in Salt Lake City and makes electric and hydrogen-electric vehicles and parts.

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