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Sunderland plant is ‘remarkable’

July 28, 2011 • News • Views: 1181

THE Sunderland plant is the first factory in the UK to build more than 400,000 vehicles a year, new research has revealed. 423,000 cars were built last year at the factory meaning that a new record has been set – information which has led to one professor calling Nissan’s achievement as

The Jim Wright Blog: I can’t wait to get started

July 27, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 877

Let me take this opportunity, for those that don’t know me, to introduce myself – I’m Jim Wright, the new managing director of NMGB and a new face to this page too! I have worked at Nissan for 18 years now, but this move will see me return to the UK and NMGB after 11 …

Twinkle Twinkle back on nation’s screens

July 24, 2011 • News • Views: 948

THE latest burst of national TV for Juke is being launched today with cinema advertising launching next week using the ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ 30 second advert. The advert features a more upbeat version of the ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ soundtrack, and the adverts mark the fifth appearance for

200 new jobs on offer at Sunderland

July 24, 2011 • News • Views: 4541

NISSAN has launched a major new recruitment campaign for engineers and maintenance technicians to join its record-breaking Sunderland Plant. Up to 200 new positions across the plant will support the current record levels of production, the introduction of electric vehicle technology to the UK at

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with Top Gear GT-R

July 23, 2011 • News • Views: 813

YESTERDAY we reported on the updated Nissan GT-R’s appearance on Top Gear – and Clarkson concluded with the view that the Nissan sports car was ‘the last word in precision engineering.’ Mr. May also got the opportunity to try out the car and it’s launch control system in this

GT-R receives Top Gear seal of approval

July 22, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1017

AFTER a spot on the world’s most popular car show last weekend, the updated Nissan GT-R has received the Top Gear seal of approval. The car received a prime-time spot in one of the show’s legendary challenges three years ago when it raced the bullet train. But if proof was needed that

LEAF welcomed to the Western Isles

July 22, 2011 • News • Views: 744

AFTER completing a marathon journey by road and ferry, a LEAF from Nissan dealer Alex F Noble is now safely established in its new home on Uist in the Outer Hebrides. The all-electric hatchback was purchased jointly by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) and the Outer Hebrides

GT-R reigns supreme in France

July 20, 2011 • News • Views: 861

NISSAN reigned supreme in France last week by dominating round seven of the FIA GT1 Championship at Paul Ricard. The German duo of Michael Krumm and Lucas Luhr lead from the beginning to end and put themselves back on top of the GT1 Drivers’ Championship standings in the process. The no.21