Nissan Global production up 18.5% in June, sales up 13.1% image

Japanese automaker Nissan on Monday announced its sales, production and exports for June 2011 and for the first half of calendar year 2011 (January-June).

Nissan’s global production in June increased 18.5% year-on-year to 419,831 units, marking an all-time record for a single month. In the U.S., production increased 13.8% year-on-year to 46,909 units, mainly due to increased demand for Altima.

In Mexico, production increased 25.3% year-on-year to 57,614 units, due to increased demand for the new March and Sentra.

In the U.K., production increased 13.2% year-on-year to 44,842 units, mainly due to increased demand for Juke.

In China, production increased 20.5% year-on-year to 110,186 units, marking an all-time record for the month of June. The production increase was due to increased demand for the new Sunny and Qashqai.
On the same time, Global sales increased 13.1% year-on-year to 383,723 units, marking an all-time record for the month of June.

Including mini-vehicles, Nissan sold 55,659 units in Japan, down 0.3% year-on-year.
Sales outside of Japan increased 15.7% year-on-year to 328,064 units, marking an all-time record for the month of June.

Sales in the U.S. increased 11.4% year-on-year to 71,941 units, mainly due to increased demand for Altima and Juke.

In Europe, sales increased 7.7% year-on-year to 57,457 units, due to favorable sales in Russia and increased demand for Juke.

In China, sales saw an increase of 22.4% year-on-year to 108,071 units, marking an all-time record for the month of June. This was mainly due to increased demand for the new Sunny, the new Tiida and Qashqai.

Global sales increased 12.1% year-on-year to 2,249,870 units, marking an all-time record for the January-June period.

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