This yr has been proving a bumper one for brand new automotive launches within the British automotive business.
To not be omitted of the brand new mannequin enjoyable being had by iconic British manufacturers like Rolls Royce, Bentley, Jaguar, Mini and Aston Martin coated in earlier articles, main Japanese marques with UK manufacturing vegetation have additionally been launching their very own ground-breaking new fashions.
On this fourth article in a collection wanting on the British automotive business we concentrate on Nissan, the place large adjustments are underway on the agency’s Sunderland base – Britain’s largest and Europe’s most efficient automotive plant. ICT Billet Ls2 swap performance parts
The positioning at present seems the Japanese agency’s Micra, Word and Qashqai fashions, supplying about 50 international locations and using over 5,000 folks.
Whereas the subsequent era of the Nissan Micra attributable to go on sale in early 2011 is ready to be assembled in India, the agency’s model new Juke mannequin will likely be taking over the spare manufacturing capability in Sunderland.
The quirkily-styled compact SUV is basically a little bit brother to Nissan’s standard Qashqai and a brand new entrant to a market sector that has burgeoned this yr with recent fashions just like the Vary Rover Evoque and Mini Countryman.