Harbinger Motors Bolsters Presence in EV Market with New HQ in Garden Grove

What’s Happening

California-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, Harbinger Motors Inc., announced its relocation to a larger headquarters in Garden Grove’s Central Industrial District. Since its inception in 2021, Harbinger has experienced rapid growth and now boasts over 65 employees. This move quintuples the company’s physical footprint and sets the stage for Harbinger’s next growth chapter as it gears up to launch its innovative product in 2024.

Why It Matters

Harbinger Motors specializes in the production of electric stripped and cab chassis, specifically designed to meet the stringent performance, durability, and lifespan requirements of Class 4 to Class 6 commercial and specialty vehicles. The relocation signifies Harbinger’s commitment to advancing the development and manufacturing of electric vehicles, reducing the cost to end consumers, and lessening dependency on fossil fuels. The new facility will be instrumental in research and development, chassis assembly, and battery pack manufacturing, marking a significant step forward in Harbinger’s growth and contributing to the larger transformation in the EV industry.

Harbinger Motors Bolsters Presence in EV Market with New HQ in Garden Grove

Key Points

The move to the new headquarters, occupying 165,171 square feet, with plans for an additional 20,000 square feet of improvements, will be overseen by Zane Keith, Savills Corporate Managing Director. This project demonstrates the partnership between Harbinger and Rexford Industrial, who has repositioned the existing building with significant upgrades. In the words of John Harris, CEO and co-founder of Harbinger, “This new facility will give us the space and flexibility that the company needs to advance our vehicle and component development programs and continue on the path to full-scale production.” Taylor Wood, Savills Vice Chairman, applauds Harbinger’s disruptive role in the EV industry, anticipating that the new facility will become an innovation hub for the company.

Bottom Line

The relocation of Harbinger’s headquarters to Garden Grove aligns with the city’s vision of promoting technologies that combat climate change and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. This move will not only benefit the local economy through job creation but also emphasizes the city’s commitment to attracting new technology and renewable energy companies. Harbinger’s decision to expand its footprint in Garden Grove underscores its mission to innovate in the EV industry and deliver a game-changing EV platform to the market.


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