Nissan UK 6 Million Milestone


Nissan’s Sunderland plant in UK has worldwide reputation for absolute efficiency and quality, and the recent production record they’ve set us another proof to their excellence.

With produciton volume of 423,262 units in 2010, they’ve arrive at the amazing cumulative production record of 6 million cars. That cements Nissan’s status as the biggest car maker in UK, a title they’ve been holding on to since 1998.

The previous record for production at Nissan Sunderland Plant stood at 386,555 units in 2008.

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The 6 millionth milestone car is a Force Red Nissan Juke, which passed its final safety and quality checks on January 18. The most successful model from Nissan Sunderland plant is however the Qashqai crossover which has become a widely popular model all over the world. They also make Nissan Micra and Nissan Note there.

Nissan’s Vice President for Manufacturing in the UK, Kevin Fitzpatrick, commented: “2010 was a landmark year for the plant and represents a superb achievement by our workforce. “This performance also reflects the popularity of the models we are producing in Sunderland, especially the Nissan Qashqai and the new Nissan Juke, which have both been designed, engineered and built in the UK.

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