Nissan is adding 900 manufacturing jobs to the Smyrna, Tenn. Vehicle Assembly Plant, and the Nissan Rogue will now be built in America.
The announcement came at Nissan’s 30-year anniversary celebration in the United States.
The new Nissan Rogue will be produced in the United States for the first time.
“Our investment creates hundreds of new jobs and underscores Nissan’s longtime commitment to our employees and expanding operations around the country,” said Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Bill Krueger. “Our dedicated workforce in the United States continues to build high-quality vehicles, such as the Altima, Pathfinder and LEAF, which are driving growth with sales up a combined 70 percent in May.”
By 2015, Nissan aims to have 85 percent of its products sold in the United States made in North America.
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Nissan vehicles currently built in America include Nissan Altima, Nissan Pathfinder, and Nissan Leaf.
“Today’s announcement shows the strength of the company and is another milestone in the long success story of Nissan here in Tennessee,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said. “I want to congratulate Nissan for their accomplishments over the last 30 years and the tremendous impact their success has had on the state’s economy and the thousands of people they employ.”
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