All their forces the Japanese automaker can concentrate on the UK. This plan implements the brand, if London and Brussels will not come to a common decision on duties.
The company Nissan already has a clear plan of action, if at the final stage of the acclaimed Breccia, fees will dramatically crawl up. In this case, the brand can leave the car market in continental Europe, writes the international business newspaper Financial Times. According to the publication, to start implementing the new strategy, the company from the Country of the rising sun may in the beginning of next year when expires today topical trade agreements between the EU and the UK. This plan involves the closure of the Nissan plant in Barcelona, Spain and the cessation of production of cars in France, where the Japanese have a JV with Renault.
But the factory of the brand in the UK Sunderland stopping the pipeline is not threatened. We will remind, this company produces the popular crossover Juke and Qashqai, as well as “national” electric cars Leaf. This also can “move” the Micra compact hatchback and a crossover X-Trail. Such a move will help Nissan to avoid high import duties that will play into the hands of the competitiveness of the brand.
Due to this the market share of carmakers in the UK could increase from 4 to 20%.