A busy factory hums with activity. Cars move along the assembly line, workers in hard hats efficiently complete tasks

Nissan is making a big bet on electric vehicles. The Japanese automaker has announced a £2 billion investment in its Sunderland plant in the UK, signaling a renewed focus on EV production

This major upgrade will support the manufacturing of the next-generation Nissan Leaf and other future electric vehicles.

The Sunderland plant has undergone a significant retooling to accommodate this shift

The next-generation Leaf is expected to hit the market in March 2025. It will likely be built on the "Chill-Out" concept platform

sporting a more crossover-inspired design. Production of the current Leaf in the US has ended

with future models being made in Japan or the UK. Nissan is also planning electric versions of the popular Juke and Qashqai models

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