Tuesday September 29, 2020

Nissan eyed up Cork move amid fears over effect of Brexit

Threat heaped pressure on the British government to offer manufacturer secret deal

30th October, 2016
Nissan dubs Renault stance 'most regrettable'

The Japanese car giant Nissan was considering moving its manufacturing base from Britain to Cork over Brexit fears, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

The threat of a move heaped pressure on the British government to offer Nissan a secret deal to attract new investment from the company, or risk the beginning of an exodus of manufacturing firms from the country in the wake of Brexit.

Representatives of the $40 billion car maker visited potential...

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