Nissan is in advanced talks with the British government to build a massive battery plant, reports the Financial Times. In this way, the car manufacturer wants to make Great Britain its largest production center outside Japan.
Nissan wants to build a Gigafactory battery in the UK
According to the Financial TimesAnd the Nissan will set up Giga plant in SunderlandWhere the company’s factories are already located. The Chinese company, Envision AESC, will manage battery production and “will support the production of 200,000 car batteries per year.”
In addition, the factory will create thousands of jobsIt says “FT”. However, Nissan expects the British government to support the project with at least tens of millions of pounds. According to the UK Automobile Manufacturers and Traders Association, securing investment in a battery plant is key to the UK’s automotive sector.
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According to the Financial Times, British authorities are also in talks with other manufacturers about building battery plants there, but talks with Nissan are at their most advanced stage.
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