Nissan confirms £1bn electric car battery gigafactory for UK


Nissan has announced a £1bn expansion of its Sunderland factory that will allow it to manufacture electric cars and electric car batteries.
Nissan is seeking government support worth tens of millions in order to build a “gigafactory” in Sunderland.

Nissan seeks government support for UK gigafactory


Nissan is seeking government support worth tens of millions in order to build a “gigafactory” in Sunderland.
Nissan's Sunderland plant has produced more Leaf EVs than eighties Bluebirds

Nissan GB has produced more Leafs than Bluebirds


Nissan revealed today that its plant in Sunderland has now produced more versions of its Leaf electric vehicle than it did the 1980s Bluebird.
Nissan and Toyota to demand tariff compensation in event of no-deal Brexit

Nissan and Toyota may demand Brexit compensation


Japanese car makers Nissan and Toyota may demand recompense from the UK government if they are adversely financially affected by Brexit tariffs.
Nissan’s 500,000th Leaf rolls off the line

Nissan has built half a million Leaf electric cars


Nissan is celebrating the production of half a million Leaf electric hatchbacks, on the day that the industry celebrates World EV Day.
Nissan’s Sunderland plant to remain open amid job cuts

No job cuts at Nissan’s Sunderland plant


Workers at Nissan’s Sunderland plant are breathing a sigh of relief after it was revealed that there will be no job cuts at the factory.
50 Nissan employees return to work as part of safety pilot

Nissan trials worker return to UK factory


Japanese carmaker Nissan has partially restarted its UK operations after the coronavirus pandemic forced a suspension of its production in March.
Infiniti to quit Europe, end car manufacturing at Nissan's Sunderland plant

Infiniti to quit Europe, end Sunderland production


Nissan's sister brand Infiniti is to end production of its cars at the Sunderland car plant and quit Western Europe.
Nissan wants £100m boost for British car parts industry

Nissan wants £100m boost for British car parts


Nissan has called for the government to find at least £100m to help rebuild Britain’s car parts industry to replace overseas components...