Nissan plans to cut around 160 jobs under an efficiency drive in the wake of its decision to commit to post-Brexit UK.The company announced that office-based roles were under threat but gave no further detail.The Japanese carmaker made its move as it announced plans for an all-electric future in its key markets and just days after it ended speculation over the future of its sprawling Sunderland manufacturing plant by announcing new investment in battery production.Since 2016 it had been one of the most vocal opponents within business to the notion that the UK should leave the European Union. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player ‘Brexit for Nissan is positive’ But it declared last week that the resulting trade deal with the bloc gave it a “competitive advantage” as the industry shifts away from traditionally-fuelled vehicles to electric cars. Advertisement The company blamed COVID-19 disruption rather than Brexit for supply chain problems that temporarily severed a production line last week. More from Nissan Carlos Ghosn: Japan wrongly detained fugitive ex-Nissan boss, say human rights experts Nissan ‘ready’ for 2030 electric car goal but repeats Sunderland plant Brexit warning Nissan puts focus on UK plant but sparks anger… Read full this story
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