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Will Brexit add 10% cost to Nissan Leaf throughout Europe?

Based on Toyota's statement, anyone building cars in the UK has reason to worry.

If Britons vote for a Brexit this week, then cars made in the UK could be hit by a 10 percent levy when they are exported to the rest of Europe.

Prince Charles tours Nissan Leaf plant in Sunderland, UK

Prince Charles toured Nissan's Sunderland plant in the UK, where the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle is produced.

Nissan not shuttering Leaf EV battery plants, at least not yet

But A Switch To LG Chem May Be Under Discussion

The big news on the electric vehicle front today is that Nissan is considering slowing down EV battery production in the US and UK and source all of Nissan's big packs come from Japan. Nissan may also buy some batteries from the Korean company LG Chem. This is apparently causing dissent within Nissan, but it follows what Alliance partner

Infiniti's Palmer announces QX30 small crossover production

The name of the game these days in the luxury marketplace is premium compacts. BMW has the 1 Series and 2 Series, Mercedes the A-Class, B-Class, Noah Joseph

Nissan looking to expand UK plant to build Infiniti Q30

With the Infiniti Q30 concept heading to the Frankfurt Motor Show next month and a future premium compact model heading into production at Nissan's Sunderland UK assembly plant, just connecting the dots tells us this new small Jeffrey N. Ross

Nissan starts 2013 Leaf production in UK, EV now made on three continents

Building the Leaf in Tennessee helped Nissan sell more of the all-electric car in the US in March than in any other month. The start of production in the UK, in Nissan's Sunderland plant, has been in the planning stages for a while and today's official start of production means the world's best-s

Infiniti confirms new "premium compact" to be built in UK

Aside from certain naming-related news, Infiniti has actually had some decent product news to announce this week. The company's president, Johan de Nysschen, alluded to a Jeffrey N. Ross

Nissan Leaf getting upgraded looks, more range in Europe; lower price likely

Nissan has been exporting all-electric Leaf vehicles from Oppama, Japan to both the U.S. and Europe for over a year, and that's been putting a ceiling on sales numbers and a limit on how low the price can go. To minimize these barriers, the Japanese automaker is getting factories ready in both Smyrna, TN and Sunderland, UK to serve the U.S. and European markets, respectively. Over in Europe, local production,

Nissan mulling mild improvements for UK-built 2013 Leaf

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Nissan Qashquai production begins

Nissan's new Qashquai crossover (say it fast), the smart-looking little wagonoid introduced earlier this year at Paris, officially went into production yesterday at Nissan's Sunderland plant in the UK. It'll be produced alongside the NOTE, Micra, Micra C+C, and Primera -- vehicles which, like the Qashquai, aren't available on these shores.