Nissan to sell EV battery business to China's Envision

Madeleine Cuff
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The Nissan Leaf is the best selling EV in Europe | Credit: Nissan
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The Nissan Leaf is the best selling EV in Europe | Credit: Nissan

Envision will take over Nissan's EV battery production business so Japanese carmaker can 'concentrate on developing and producing market-leading electric vehicles'

Japanese carmaker Nissan has agreed to sell its electric vehicle (EV) battery business to Chinese green energy firm Envision for an undisclosed sum, in a bid to heighten its focus on growing its electric...

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