Nissan Sunderland Celebrates 30 Years

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Nissan Sunderland Celebrates 30 Years

Post by Rob » Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:37 pm

Thirty years ago this month, the doors opened at a car factory that was a leap of faith for its owner, Nissan, which had never previously built a plant outside its native Japan.
Fast forward to 2016, and it’s impossible to overstate the impact of the Wearside facility. For the north-east of England it has been a life-saver, with a direct workforce of 7,000 and around 40,000 other jobs reliant on the factory. For Nissan it has been a production powerhouse, responsible for cars such as the Micra, Qashqai, Juke and Leaf, and now churning out over 500,000 models a year – a rate of 117 per hour.Read more here: ... to-30-more

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Nissan Sunderland Celebrates 30 Years

Post by Paul_S » Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:06 pm

That is brilliant! Keep up the good work Sunderland!
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