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Nissan Celebrates 10 Million Tennessee-Built Vehicles & Start of Rogue Assembly

October 17, 2013

Nissan celebrated two major milestones today with the first U.S.-produced 2014 Nissan Rogue rolling off the line in Smyrna, Tenn. as the facility's 10 millionth vehicle.
Nissan celebrated two major milestones today with the first U.S.-produced 2014 Nissan Rogue rolling off the line in Smyrna, Tenn. as the facility's 10 millionth vehicle.

Nissan celebrated two major milestones with the first U.S.-produced 2014 Nissan Rogue rolling off the line in Smyrna, Tenn. as the facility's 10 millionth vehicle.

(Click here for a 2014 Nissan Rogue Photo gallery.)

The Nissan Rogue is the fifth in a streak of five launches of core-volume models in just 15 months. The all-new product blitz that began with the new Nissan Altima now has refreshed more than 75 percent of Nissan showroom volume.

The shift of Rogue production to the United States is part of Nissan's broader strategy to build where it sells. By 2015, Nissan aims to have 85 percent of its products that are sold in the United States produced in North America.

Nissan's U.S. manufacturing footprint in Smyrna spans more than three decades and includes a number of iconic Nissan nameplates such as Altima, Pathfinder, Xterra, Frontier and Sentra.

View a video of the celebration below: 

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