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Nissan to invest £13bn on speeding switch to electric cars
Sunderland plant to play key role as carmaker says it will introduce 23 ‘electrified’ models by 2030

Mark Sweney

29, Nov, 2021 @10:29 AM

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Restaurant offers budget version of Salt Bae’s gold-covered steak
Dish that costs £850 at celebrity chef’s Knightsbridge steakhouse priced at £100 and feeds two

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

01, Nov, 2021 @5:01 PM

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UK battery ‘gigafactory’ plans huge expansion as electric car demand soars
Envision’s Sunderland plant produces batteries for the Nissan Leaf and other electric vehicles

Jasper Jolly

25, Oct, 2021 @10:51 AM

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Just Eat to create 1,500 jobs at new Sunderland customer service site
Takeaway company says it will invest £100m in region as it brings staff in-house

Staff and agencies

24, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Is the sexiest place in the world Paris, Miami ... or Andover?
Of all the towns in the UK, one has gone wild recently for sex toys and French maid outfits – and it isn’t last year’s No 1, Sunderland

02, Aug, 2021 @2:19 PM

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Nissan to create 400 jobs at Sunderland car factory
Decision is part of plan to develop £1bn electric vehicle manufacturing hub at site

Rob Davies

26, Jul, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Sunderland is coming up shining, despite Brexit and the pandemic
Investment from Nissan and local businesses is boosting optimism and stemming the drain of talent to the south-east

Robyn Vinter and Richard Partington

03, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Only batteries have the power to save British carmaking
Nissan’s ‘gigafactory’ in Sunderland must be the first of many sites if the UK is to compete in the electric vehicle era

Gwyn Topham

03, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Nissan sets out plans for £1bn electric car hub in Sunderland
Increase in production at plant will result in 1,650 new jobs and support thousands more in UK supply chain

Jillian Ambrose and Robyn Vinter

01, Jul, 2021 @8:03 AM

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Sunderland police seek sheep rustler leaving lambs in suburban gardens
Northumbria force and RSPCA baffled as to the motive behind three incidents in the last two weeks

Robyn Vinter

04, Jun, 2021 @4:41 PM

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Nissan planning new electric car battery ‘gigafactory’ for Sunderland – report
Japanese carmaker reportedly wants millions in government support for new 6GWh plant at existing site

Rupert Neate

26, May, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Birtley Aris obituary
Other lives: Artist whose drawings portrayed a beguiling vision of industrial-pastoral England

Sean O'Brien

25, Mar, 2021 @10:55 AM

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