Inside Nissan’s Sunderland factory

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Rob
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Inside Nissan’s Sunderland factory

Post by Rob » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:50 am

As one of the most efficient car plants in the world, Nissan Sunderland builds half a million Qashqais, Jukes, Notes, Leafs and now Infiniti Q30s a year, at such a speed that raw material is turned into a car in less than a day. Extrapolate Henry Ford’s eureka moment forward through a century of technological progress and you wind up here, in a cathedral of manufacturing in which men, women and robots create 115 cars an hour in a heavy metal ballet of collaborative effort.

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Re: Inside Nissan’s Sunderland factory

Post by Deks » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:02 am

If anyone is interested in seeing the factory for themselves Nissan used to offer guided tours. Ive been twice and arranged for another group to tour.
I am no longer in contact with the person who arranged the tours for me but it is possible to arrange them as a group if people so wished.


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Re: Inside Nissan’s Sunderland factory

Post by actd » Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:45 pm

Now if I can go on a tour, and then get a free sample at the end (An Infiniti Q30 would do ), then I'm in :)
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