When Mullen Technologies announced plans nearly two years ago to manufacture electric sports cars on the West Plains, it brought promise of more than 800 new jobs in Spokane County and the potential for more.
Now that future appears to be in doubt as the California-based company has indicated it chose Memphis, Tennessee, as a new home for an electric vehicle manufacturing plant.
Last week, the Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County approved a $40.5 million tax break for Mullen as the company pledged to lease an 820,000-square-foot facility to manufacture electric SUVs, beginning in 2024.
Mullen executives said in the meeting with EDGE it changed
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