The company says the retreat is a strategic restructuring move that will allow it to concentrate on further developing the North American and Chinese markets, which have been friendlier to the brand. Nissan does not provide a breakdown of production figures for Sunderland, but it's fair to say that Q30 and QX30 do not make up a significant portion of the 400,000+ cars that roll out of the factory each year.
By comparison, the American market steadily sells over 130,000 cars yearly, according to specialized website Car Sales Base.
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"Within the Western European context of falling sales and the prospect of increasing investment costs towards future legislation and product complexity, there is no longer a sustainable and viable business case for this region", Infiniti said in a statement. Nissan's luxury brand will still have a presence in Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
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It added: 'As a result of this restructuring plan, production of the Q30 and QX30 is to cease by mid-2019 at the manufacturing location in Sunderland, UK.
Britain and Ireland's largest union, Unite said it would be working closely with Nissan to protect the jobs of workers affected by the carmaker's decision.
It's a huge blow for Sunderland, although Infiniti said it would be "consulting with employee representatives where necessary and identifying opportunities for transition and training support where appropriate".
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