Students get their careers on the road with city built car of the future

Released: Monday 12th March 2018 at 14:09

A special ‘thank you’ in the form of a Nissan car is set to help University of Sunderland students get their own careers on the road.

Nissan has given a unique first generation half-LEAF cross-section car to Sunderland City Council as a thank you for the workforce being honoured with the Freedom of the City in September 2017.

The fully working model reveals the innovative technology of the world’s first and best-selling 100% zero emissions electric car which is produced right here in Sunderland.

The council will eventually display the car in the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens alongside the first Nissan Bluebird off the production line, which is already on display.

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