MADRID – Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. is cutting about 1,500 jobs at its Barcelona plant due to weakening demand in European markets. The Japanese auto maker says the move is in response to the global economic crisis, higher fuel prices and taxes on higher carbon-dioxide emitting vehicles in some European countries. Nissan’s Barcelona facility produces the Pathfinder and Navarra SUVs, as well as a range of light-commercial vehicles sold as the Nissan Primastar, Renault Trafic and Vauxhall/Opel ...

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