Nissan Employees light candles in Barcelona in protest against the planned closure of the plant. The Spanish government has warned that the closure of a manufacturing base Nissan can cost the company more than a billion euros.
VIDEO: Nissan employees light candles in Barcelona to protest against a planned plant closure. The Spanish government has warned Nissan shutting down the manufacturing base could cost the company more than a billion euros pic.twitter.com/CZu1AbPW8f— AFP news agency (@AFP) May 27, 2020
a Japanese Corporation Nissan Motor is considering closing its plant in Barcelona, but the final decision is still pending. Earlier it was reported that the automaker plans to develop a new global strategic direction - the production of the car, moving solely on electric e - NV200, which will be produced in the form of a passenger van and light commercial vehicle.
However, Nissan plans to reduce its global capacity by 20% and to close the factory in Barcelona, transferring production to the factories of Renault.
20 March, the plant in Barcelona was ustanovlen due to measures to block the spread of coronavirus. Then was laid off more than 3,000 people.
4 may, the press service of the company said that the plant partially resumed production after the beginning of the lifting of quarantine in Spain.
However, on may 6, workers went on strike, protesting against mass layoffs. As a result, today the plant is again fully stopped.
Barcelona is the only Nissan plant that produces the electric modification of the e-NV200.
Nissan Company is actively working on the European market, with a staff of over 14,500 people.
last year Nissan plants in the UK, Spain and Russia, it produced 635 000 vehicles, including dual purpose car "small" class (mini-MPV), award-winning crossovers, cars for business travel and leisure (SUV) and commercial vehicles.