UK: Nissan set to build new model in UK

Japanese car giant Nissan will deliver a huge boost to the economy today by announcing plans to build a new model at its UK factory under a �125 million investment programme, creating 2,000 jobs.

The car will be built at the Sunderland plant from mid-2013 in a project supported by a �9.3 million grant from the Government.

Business Secretary Vince Cable hailed the news as a “clear vote of confidence” in this country’s manufacturing industry.

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