As a result of worldwide shutdown measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, Nissan’s vehicle production operations have been suspended in Spain since March 13, in the UK since March 17 and in Russia since March 30.
The company now plans to restart a degree of market activity despite “very limited visibility on future market conditions.”
It will implement new safety protocols at its plant at Sunderland in the UK, with pilot activity to begin this week involving the powertrain team, which will initially involve an estimated 50 people.
Subsequent reviews and feedback from this will inform return-to-work protocols for the rest of the factory in the coming weeks. But no date has been set for the resumption of vehicle production.
Meanwhile, vehicle production will restart on May 4 at the carmaker’s operations in Barcelona, Spain, with pickups...