Posts Tagged ‘Nissan’

Nissan unveils new commercial vehicle

CANTON — Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) yesterday unveiled the all-new Nissan NV, the first entry in the company’s new Nissan Commercial Vehicle lineup in North America, at the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) annual Work Truck Show. The new vehicles will be manufactured at NNA’s plant in Canton. During the press conference and live […] [...]

Nissan on track

by Published: March 7,2010

Tags: Canton, CVs, MS, Nissan, NV2500

New commercial vehicle on target to roll off assembly line for 2011 Nissan announced last March that it was spending $118 million to expand and retool parts of its facility in Canton so that it could produce commercial vehicles (CVs). The company said then that it hoped to start production in time for the 2011 […] [...]

Nissan getting $1.4B loan

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced yesterday that the Department of Energy has closed its $1.4-billion loan agreement with Nissan North America,Inc. to retool its Smyrna, Tenn., factory to build advanced electric automobiles and an advanced battery manufacturing facility. The two projects are expected to create up to 1,300 American jobs and […] [...]

Is GreenTech the real deal?

Tuesday in Tunica, a Chinese businessman made the biggest economic development announcement in Mississippi in almost three years, and Gov. Haley Barbour was nowhere in sight. Xiaolin “Charles” Wang said his automotive manufacturing facility would produce 150,000 hybrid vehicles annually and employ 1,500 people directly, and the Mississippi Development Authority’s executive director was out of […] [...]

Six and counting

by Published: July 20,2009

Tags: Automotive, Canton, Mississippi, Nissan

Nissan helps Mississippi become major player Six years ago, the first vehicle at Canton’s Nissan plant rolled off the assembly line and started a drive toward Mississippi becoming a major player in the southeastern automotive manufacturing industry.   May 2003 marked the culmination of years of effort by government and economic development officials to lure […] [...]

Nissan getting $1.6B loan

by Published: July 6,2009

Tags: automakers, loans, Nissan

SMYRNA,TENN. — The White House has announced $8 billion in conditional loan commitments is going to three automakers, including Nissan North America, for the development of innovative, advanced vehicle technologies aimed at creating thousands of green jobs while helping reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil. Ford Motor Company received a loan commitment of $5.9 […] [...]

Six years of good times at Nissan

by Published: June 1,2009

Tags: Nissan

Considering the economic climate and the unemployment rate in Mississippi and across the country, it’s easy to overlook one of the best business coups in the history of our great state. The Nissan Canton plant celebrated its sixth anniversary last week. Kind of seems like it has been here in the Magnolia State forever. So, […] [...]

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