Nissan: Nissan announces Canton Plant to build next-generation Nissan Frontier

CANTON, Miss. – Nissan now endorsed a joining to prolongation high-quality vehicles in Mississippi by announcing a Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant will build a next-generation Nissan Frontier.

“Nissan is unapproachable to call Mississippi home, and a Canton plant is a essential component in a company’s tellurian prolongation chain,” pronounced José Muñoz, arch opening officer, Nissan Motor Co., and chairman, Nissan North America. “Today’s proclamation underscores this trickery and a internal employees are unusually critical to Nissan. The Canton workforce’s loyalty and joining to value have helped Nissan flower in a U.S., a many critical market.”

The Nissan Canton plant now produces 6 models: Frontier, Murano, TITAN, TITAN XD, NV Cargo and NV Passenger. The trickery has an annual prolongation ability of 450,000 vehicles, and Nissan’s Canton workforce has fabricated some-more than 3 million vehicles given opening in 2003.

“Since 2003, Nissan has done a poignant impact on a state by formulating jobs, investing in a communities and being a good corporate citizen,” pronounced Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.  “Today’s proclamation confirms that Nissan is committed to Mississippi, and given of that a state’s destiny is bright.”

The Nissan Frontier was named J.D. Power and Associates’ Highest Ranked Midsize Pickup in Initial Quality in 2016 and 2017.

 “The Canton group is intensely unapproachable to be a home of Nissan’s trucks. Since relocating to Mississippi in 2012, Nissan Frontier has been a personality in a category and perceived some of a top honors in a attention for car quality,” pronounced Steve Marsh, clamp president, Manufacturing, Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant. “The dedicated employees here in Canton demeanour brazen to building a subsequent era of one of a best pickup trucks in America.”

The Canton plant employs some-more than 6,400 workers. According to a 2016 investigate by Mississippi State University, a trickery has generated 25,000 approach and surreptitious jobs statewide. For each pursuit total during Nissan Canton, an normal of 2.9 additional jobs are total during other businesses via Mississippi.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2016, a association sole 5.63 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.72 trillion yen. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has a tellurian workforce of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault underneath a Renault-Nissan Alliance given 1999. In 2016, Nissan acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors, that became a third member of a Alliance – a organisation with total annual sales of roughly 10 million units a year.


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Parul Bajaj
Nissan Corporate Communications
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