8-K 1 tm2020911-2_8k.htm FORM 8-K



united states


Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 3, 2020


Nikola Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of


(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


4141 E Broadway Road  
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(480) 666-1038

(Registrant’s telephone number,
including area code)


VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.

1354 Flagler

Drive Mamaroneck, NY 10543

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading symbol(s)  Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share NKLA The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Warrants, each exercisable for one share of Common

Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share

NKLAW The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b–2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b–2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company x


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨






Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.


On June 3, 2020, Nikola Corporation, as successor to VectoIQ Acquisition Corp., issued a press release announcing the consummation of its previously announced business combination. A copy of such press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto. On June 3, 2020, Nikola Corporation issued a press release regarding a purchase order with Nel ASA, a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 hereto.


The information in Item 7.01 and Item 9.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.




99.1Press release dated June 3, 2020 announcing the closing of the business combination.
 99.2Press release dated June 3, 2020 announcing a purchase order.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: June 3, 2020


  By: /s/ Mark A. Russell
    Mark A. Russell
    President and Chief Executive Officer