Nissan threatens to leave UK over EU move

Nissan has warned that it would "reconsider" its future in the UK if it left the European Union.

The head of Nissan has warned the car maker would "reconsider" its future in the UK if it left the European Union. Credit: PA

The head of Nissan Carlos Ghosn, told the BBC it would re-evaluate its position if the UK was to leave the EU.

Speaking at the launch of Nissan's new Qashqai model, he said: "If anything has to change we (would) need to reconsider our strategy and our investments for the future."

But he added that he considered such an exit unlikely.