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Monday 27th of July 2009

News Tag: Nissan

July 20, 2009

Nissan announces plans to create 350 new jobs

by Kay Murchie
The UK’s ailing car industry has received a boost today with the news that Nissan will create 350 new jobs at its plant in Sunderland, while safeguarding hundreds more in the related supply chain. The new jobs come as part of a £200 million investment, spread over five years, to produce batteries for electric cars. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said: ...

April 7, 2009

UK carmakers receive funding for fuel-efficient vehicles

by Kay Murchie
UK carmakers, Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan, have today received £720 million worth of funding, in return for investing in cutting vehicle emissions. The funding was approved by the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU's main source of long-term lending, and is the first such package provided to any carmaker. Jaguar Land Rover was awarded £340 million (€366 million), while Nissan was ...

January 27, 2009

Mandelson to reveal plans to boost car industry

by Kay Murchie
Business Secretary, Lord Mandelson, will this afternoon unveil plans to help the struggling car industry since the economic downturn has meant that car sales have plummeted in recent times. However, No. 10 have said that the support is ‘not a bailout’ but is expected to include measures such as guarantees for loans to the industry to assist with short-term finance ...