- Each year the UK produces over a million cars and vehicles and over two million engines
- Industry employs over 700,000 people
- In 2010 75% of vehicles manufactured were exported
- Vehicles and parts are exported to over 100 markets worldwide
A new model will roll off the production line at the largest car plant in the country. It will boost job prospects and the local economy.
Japanese car giant Nissan has delivered a huge boost to the economy by announcing plans to build a new model, creating 2,000 new jobs.