February 15, 2007
Nissan Mexicana plant builds its six millionth engine
Aguascalientes, Mexico – The Nissan Mexicana Components plant in Aguascalientes has announced it has produced its six-millionth engine. The milestone engine was a 1.8-litre four-cylinder MR18, coupled to an automatic transmission and integrated into a 2007 Versa sedan that will be exported to the United States.
The plant, which began operations in 1982 solely as Components, will celebrate its silver anniversary in November 2007. It currently employs a workforce of over 2,000 people and produces five engine models, used in the Tsuru, Tiida/Versa, Sentra and Sentra SE-R. At present, the plant turns out 1,738 units each day.