This week, Nissan will ramp up U.S. assembly of the 2013 model year all-electric LEAF at its manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tenn., where it will be manufactured alongside the company's gasoline-powered products.
Today, a Smyrna, Tenn., family received an early Christmas present from Nissan and Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity—the keys to a house where they will spend the first of many holiday seasons together. At today's dedication ceremony, Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant Vice President Susan Brennan presented the keys to a Nissan-sponsored Habitat for Humanity house to LaRissa Robinson and her family.
During a luncheon today, alongside Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Nissan Americas Vice Chairman Bill Krueger announced the addition of 810 new Nissan manufacturing jobs in Tennessee in support of the company's aggressive growth and demand for its products in the marketplace.
It has been 20 years since the first Nissan Altima rolled off the line in Smyrna. Today, more than 4.4 million Altimas later, Nissan celebrates another milestone: production of the top-selling vehicle's fifth generation.