Looking inside Envision's existing battery plant near Nissan.

Look inside the Envision factory making batteries for the Nissan Leaf as new plant announced for Wearside

As a new battery plant will be built beside Nissan’s Sunderland facility, we take a look inside an existing factory nearby.

Friday, 2nd July 2021, 11:45 am

It was confirmed on Thursday, July 1 that the company will bring hundreds of new jobs through the building of a new electric car, while a huge battery plant will be created in partnership with Japan-based Envision AESC.

Envision already operates a factory near the Sunderland plant, making batteries for the Nissan Leaf.

As the news broke on Thursday, we took a tour through Envision’s existing battery plant. Here are some pictures from inside.

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