Nissan warns UK plant is unsustainable without EU trade deal

Nissan Motor factory in Sunderland, UK

Nissan Motor’s car manufacturing plant located in Sunderland, northern England, which hires 7,000, is “unsustainable” if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, it stated on Wednesday. Ashwani Gupta, the automaker’s global chief operating head, informed the BBC about its commitment to the car plant, the United Kingdom’s largest, could not be preserved […]

Production at Nissan’s UK car plant suspended for April over coronavirus

Nissan Motor factory in Sunderland, UK

Production at Nissan’s UK factory, the country’s biggest auto plant, is suspended throughout April, maintaining a shutdown in place since mid-March as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across Europe. “During this period, most of the plant employees will be furloughed,” the company stated, referring to a government scheme covering 80% of wage costs for staff placed […]

Nissan to develop new models in UK after Theresa May offers support post-Brexit

Nissan Qashqai

Japanese automaker Nissan will construct 2 brand-new models in UK regardless of the vote to leave the EU, providing Prime Minister Theresa May, her crucial corporate recommendation since the Brexit referendum that took place in June. The choice to construct the next generation of its popular Qashqai and X-Trail SUVs at Britain’s biggest automobile plant, […]