SUNDERLAND, U.K. – By changing most of its supply base for the new Micra just launched here, Nissan Motor Mfg. (U.K.) Ltd. has cut the cost of manufacturing the car from $7,661 for the old version to $5,808. Nissan's Sunderland plant to rely less on U.K. suppliers. There were two factors: getting away from supplies purchased in British pounds, and going to higher volumes thanks to switching to a shared platform with Renault SA. The strength of the British pound compared to the ...
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