Nissan Global production up 19.8% in October, global sales up 21.7% image

Nissan Motor Co., on Monday announced that its global production in October increased 18.8% year-on-year to 431, 464 units, while its global sales increased 21.7% year-on-year to 388,715 units, marking an all-time record for the month of October.

The automaker said production in Japan was up 32.9% year-on-year to 115,932 units, mostly because a high demand for Serena and Juke. Outside Japan, Nissan produced 315,532 vehicles – up 14.3 percent year-on-year, marking an all-time record for the month of October.

By country, the US production increased 5.6% year-on-year to 49,936 units, Mexico was +20.9 percent, U.K. 13.9 percent, Spain 26.4 percent while production in China increased 29.4% year-on-year to 109,546 units.

Nissan’s global sales increased 21.7 percent year-on-year to 388,715 units. Including mini-vehicles, the Japanese automaker sold 46,851 units in Japan, up 39.3% year-on-year.

In Japan, Nissan’s domestic market, new vehicle registrations in October increased 32.5% year-on-year to 33,626 units. In addition, domestic sales of mini-vehicles increased 60.2% year-on-year to 13,225 units.

Sales outside of Japan increased 19.7% year-on-year to 341,864 units: US: +18.0% year-on-year to 82,346 units; Europe: +16.5% year-on-year to 57,518 units; China: +29.6% year-on-year to 108,455 units; other regions: +14.1% year-on-year to 67,542 units.

Nissan Global Productio, Sales, Exports - October 2011