After four years of preparation, Nissan begins U.K. production of its next-generation all-electric Leaf, incorporating more than 100 updates. The Leaf now being built at the Sunderland plant uses advanced lithium-ion batteries manufactured in Nissan’s new U.K. battery plant. The auto maker says its £420 million ($635.4 million) investment in the battery operation and local Leaf production is supporting jobs for more than 2,000 people, including more than 500 employed ...

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