If you've ever wondered how Nissan is making batteries for  the LEAF, then you're in luck. Here we have an infographic, photos and video from Nissan's UK battery plant.

There is a lot of special equipment that needs a check from time to time and it seems that humans are doing only some assembly work on the modules and packs.

It seems rather empty inside the facility.

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery

Everything begins with producing materials:

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

Time for quality check:

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

Time to make some cells...

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

...modules, and battery packs:

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

 

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK

The making of a Nissan LEAF battery in Sunderland, UK