Japanese Car Maker Nissan Commits To The UK After Brexit

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Japanese Car Maker Nissan Commits To The UK After Brexit
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JAPANESE Car Maker Nissan Commits To The UK, Saying Brexit is a ‘positive’ deal

Bosses and workers at the Nissan car plant in Sunderland breathed a huge sigh of relief as Ashwami Gupta, the chief operating officer of the Japanese car manufacturing giant said he believes Brexit is a ‘positive’ deal for everybody.

Gupta told the BBC, “The Brexit deal is positive for Nissan. Being the largest automaker in the UK we are taking this opportunity to redefine auto-making in the UK. It has created a competitive environment for Sunderland, not just inside the UK but outside as well”.

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He added, “We’ve decided to localise the manufacture of the 62KW battery in Sunderland so that all our products qualify for tariff-free export to the EU. We are committed to Sunderland for the long term under the business conditions that have been agreed”.

Almost 70 per cent of the cars made in Sunderland are exported, and the vast majority of them sold in the EU.

Mr Gupta also confirmed Nissan will move additional battery production close to the plant where it has 6,000 direct employees and supports nearly 70,000 jobs in the supply chain, as, at the moment, the batteries in its Leaf electric cars are imported from Japan.


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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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