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UK’s largest car manufacturer to create thousands of jobs at new battery plant

by LLB staff reporter
28th Jun 21 3:41 pm

The UK’s largest car manufacturer are to create 2,000 new jobs with a new electric vehicle battery gigafactory in the North East of England.

Nissan are expected to make the announcement later this week, whilst the BBC reported the government are contributing to the cost of setting up the plant as Wearside.

A Nissan spokesman said, “Having established EV and battery production in the UK in 2013 for the Nissan Leaf, our Sunderland plant has played a pioneering role in developing the electric vehicle market.

“As previously announced, we will continue to electrify our line-up as part of our global journey towards carbon neutrality, however we have no further plans to announce at this time.”

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