Nissan started a production of a second generation Nissan Leaf battery electric car in its british Sunderland plant. Deliveries to first european buyers are due to start in February.

Nissan's english plant celebrated 30 years of existence last year and up to now produced total of 9 million cars. Second generation Nissan Leaf is joining Nissan Quashqaii and Juke and Infiniti Q30 and QX30, which are currently produced in Sinderland plant, which is the biggest car plant in UK and one of the biggest in Europe.

With start in 2013, british plant produced also the first generation of Nissan Leaf. Nissan started to offer Leaf for european customers in 2011 but before the start of UK production it was imported form Nissan's japanese plant in Oppama.

Dec. 21, 2017 Driving photo: Nissan

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