Nissan’s Sunderland plant at risk if UK leaves EU without deal

Posted by on June 3, 2020 3:42 am
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No-deal Brexit tariffs would make manufacturing in Britain unviable, says carmaker

Nissan has warned that its Sunderland manufacturing plant is still under threat if the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal.

Last week Nissan said that the UK’s largest car manufacturing plant would stay open as it announced plans to cut £2.3bn in costs worldwide. However, the carmaker has said it would need to “improve efficiency” at the factory in the north-east of England, which employs 6,700 staff.

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