It’s official. The phones from Google expected replace the Nexus line of phones we’ve known from way back will be launched 4th October at 9am Pacific Time. Unlike Nexus phones made by different manufacturers ‘for Google’, these are made by Google and Google emphasizes that in a tweet.
— Google (@google) September 20, 2016
However, there is rumor that HTC has a hand in the actual manufacturing of these devices but we know that they will most likely not take on any HTC branding like the Nexus phones did in relation to whichever manufacturer made them.