Japan was struck by disasters on March 11, 2011 that still impact the region. Before the fifth-year anniversary, Hirono in southern Fukushima welcomed volunteers, who looked to support further recovery.
Nissan volunteers in Fukushima town work to further recovery, four years after the disasters of 2011.
Nissan's Iwaki plant, with the help of Nissan staff from Japan and around the globe, as well as parts suppliers like JATCO, was able to come back on line and produce 300,000 engines last year. The Global Media Center spoke with Masaru Nomoto, general manager at Iwaki, who took the helm in January about the plant's recent past and outlook.
A team from the Nissan Global Media Center heads north in a LEAF to Nissan's Iwaki Engine Plant, to commemorate more than a year of recovery following the disasters of March 11, 2011.
Now more than a year after 3/11, CEO Ghosn reflects on the tremendous recovery managers and employees achieved at the hard hit Iwaki Plant, now a symbol of strength for Nissan - and for Japan.