'A great vote of confidence': Nissan confirms plan to expand UK electric vehicle manufacturing

James Murray
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Nissan Leaf electric vehicle coming off the production line

BBC reports Nissan has concluded Brexit deal has secured long term future for Sunderland factory

Nissan has confirmed it will continue to invest in its Sunderland plant and will move additional electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing production to the region, following months of speculation that...

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