The car maker Nissan has unveiled two new models which will be built on Wearside.
The launch has taken place at the Geneva motorshow.
These are difficult times for the car industry across Europe after years of falling sales.
Nissan is hoping its updated models will help it to win new customers.
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A Domestic Homicide Review is now set to be carried out after Bennett murdered his current and ex partners
The cadets are visiting over 300 homes in Wallsend to deliver leaflets and give residents crime prevention advice on their doorstep.
Alan Bennett killed Jodie Betteridge in front of her three children Teesside Crown Court heard. He had earlier killed partner Lynne Freeman