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Nissan bolstering UK production as split with EU looms

Greater economies of scale, lower distribution costs seen softening Brexit's blow

Nissan Motor intends to increase output by 20% at its Sunderland plant in the U.K.

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor looks to boost production by 20% at a massive U.K. factory and source more parts within the country, aiming to offset higher costs expected after Britain's exit from the European Union becomes final.

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