FACT SHEET: Powertrain Assembly Plant - Decherd, Tennessee

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Investment:   $1 billion
Work Force:   More than 1,600
Facility:   1.1 million square feet
Property:   964 acres
Production started:   May 16, 1997
Components produced:  

Engines for Nissan and Infiniti vehicles:

  • 2.5-liter, 4 cylinder - Altima
  • 2.5-liter, 4 cylinder - Frontier
  • 3.5-liter, 6 cylinder - Maxima
  • 3.5-liter, 6 cylinder - Altima
  • 3.5-liter, 6 cylinder - Pathfinder
  • 3.5-liter, 6 cylinder - Infiniti QX60
  • 4.0-liter, 6 cylinder - Frontier, Xterra
  • 4.0-liter, 6 cylinder - NV
  • 5.6-liter, 8 cylinder - Titan, Armada
  • 5.6-liter, 8 cylinder - Patrol
  • 5.6-liter, 8 cylinder - NV
  • eMotor Assembly - LEAF

Crankshaft forgings
Cylinder block castings
Cylinder block, cylinder head, crankshaft machining

Annual capacity:  

1.4 million engines
1.4 million crankshaft forgings
456,000 cylinder block castings

Community Impact:   Annual payroll over $63 million
Executives:  

Gary Edwards, vice president, powertrain operations and Nissan battery plant

Last revised: September 2014

Issued by Nissan