In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of its Smyrna, Tenn. Vehicle Assembly Plant, Nissan is adding more than 900 manufacturing jobs to support future production of the Nissan Rogue, marking the first time the Rogue has been produced in the United States.
Nissan Motorsport V8 Supercar drivers Todd Kelly, Rick Kelly and Michael Caruso have been given a behind-the-scenes tour of Nissan's North American headquarters, which is the 'birthplace' of the Nissan Altima that the drivers will race at the Austin 400 at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend.
With the recent additions of the Infiniti JX and Nissan LEAF and the future addition of the Nissan Rogue to its vehicle assembly lines in Smyrna, Tenn., the company today announced the opening of its most advanced paint plant in the world, as a black 2013 Infiniti JX rolled off the line.
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.