State ownership of the UK car industry might not have gone so well in the past, but needs must
More than one in two cars produced in the UK in 2016 was exported to Europe
Exclusive: Whitehall sources reveal the letter which led the car manufacturer to commit to the UK contained no figure for potential compensation
The pledge came despite last October's high-profile commitment by Nissan to build its next Qashqai and X-Trail model in Sunderland
The government promised Nissan that trading conditions for its Sunderland car plant would be unaffected by Brexit
British car exporters could face tariffs of up to 10 per cent if Britain failed to conclude a free trade deal with the rest of the EU
Nissan’s announcemed last week that it would build two new models at its Sunderland plant following government ‘support and assurances’
Investment will decline in the wake of the referendum result, warns man who brought Nissan to Britain
John McDonnell told The Independent the Government's position 'puts the UK economy in a position of being hostage to fortune rather than deciding its own destiny'
Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer responded: ‘To learn of this in an interview this morning is the wrong way to prepare for these negotiations’
'We cannot have a situation where the government are simply going factory-by-factory'
ONS figures show George Oborne's attempt to create a 'march of the makers' failed to halt the decline of engineering and heavy industry
Number 10 is inevitably going to face calls for support and assurances from other car makers and other industries
Nissan confirmed that Theresa May’s Government has given a ‘commitment’ that the plant’s competitiveness won’t be damaged by the EU referendum result
Paul Watson, the leader of Sunderland council, said people are worried about how Nissan’s recent threat to scrap a potential new investment might affect them
Chief executive Carlos Ghosn had Downing Street talks with the prime minister after he had demanded compensation for the company to stay in the UK after it leaves the EU.