Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance today broke ground for their joint-venture manufacturing complex, COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), in Aguascalientes in central Mexico, which will build next-generation premium compact vehicles for the brands Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti.
Today Nissan and BankPlus will award 34 grants totaling $89,360 to fund creative educational projects taught by teachers in the Canton and Madison County school districts. The Nissan/BankPlus Education Mini-Grant Program, administered by the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson, has awarded $560,000 to local schools since the program was created in 2007.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. made great strides in reducing CO2 emissions and improving sustainability in its global corporate activities in fiscal year 2014 while simultaneously increasing vehicle production and plant energy efficiency.
Nissan has donated $500,000 to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to support ongoing construction efforts and future exhibits at the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
Nissan is one of the fastest-growing automakers in America, and a recent study now shows that it is also one of the best places to work in America. Nissan ranked 42nd on a list of "America's Best Employers" according to a survey published by Forbes.
Nissan celebrated the production of its 200,000th vehicle at the A2 manufacturing complex located in the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico, with the presence of Trevor Mann, Chief Performance Officer, Nissan Motor Corporation, and Armando Avila, Manufacturing VP, Nissan Mexico.
Nissan announced further expansion of its U.S. manufacturing footprint with Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd joining Nissan officials at the State Capitol to announce a new $160 million supplier park project at the company's Smyrna, Tenn. vehicle assembly plant.