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Nissan cuts two models from Sunderland plant

Nissan plans to end the production of two of its Infiniti cars at Sunderland.
It's part of a bigger plan that involves pulling the Infiniti brand out of Western Europe. As a result the Q30 car and QX30 sports-utility vehicle will no longer be made in the UK.
About 250 staff could be affected by the move and Nissan intends to discuss the impact with those employees.
The move follow's Nissan's recent decision to build its new X-Trail model in Japan, instead of Sunderland.
The Infiniti brand has struggled to make a mark in Western Europe- last year sales halved to 5,800.
About 70,000 of Infinite cars have been made in Sunderland since production began in 2015.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47542011
 
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