The Nissan Sunderland Plant

  • Production started at Nissan Sunderland Plant in September 1986.
  • Total investment made and announced since then is over £3.5bn and total plant volume stands at more than 6.9 million units.
  • 80 per cent of production is exported to 97 international markets.
  • Its current model line-up is Qashqai, Qashqai+2, Juke and Note.
  • Forthcoming production at the plant includes the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, the new Nissan Note and the next-generation Nissan Qashqai.

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