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Nissan deals UK huge Brexit blow

London (CNN)Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has confirmed it is scrapping plans to build a new model in the English city of Sunderland, citing uncertainty over Brexit and further highlighting employers' fears of a no-deal departure by the UK from the European Union.The company had said in 2016 that it would produce the new X-Trail model at its Sunderland factory after getting reassurances from the government over Brexit -- an intervention hailed by Prime Minister Theresa May as a "vote of confidence" in British business after voters backed leaving the EU.Now it's reversed those plans and will instead continue to build the X-Trail in Japan, it confirmed on Sunday, dealing a major blow to the region's economy and underlining repeated concern ...