August Nissan’s worldwide production grew 23.9% year-on-year to 385,112 units, while global sales increased 14.2% year-on-year to 361,413 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August.
Production in Japan slid 2.5% to 89,262 units, despite increased demand for Rogue, Juke and Murano, mainly due to a reaction to the increased production of Elgrand as part of its full remodeling in August 2010, and the end of the government subsidy program for environmentally-friendly vehicles.
In the United States, production increased 13.7% year-on-year to 56,055 units, mainly due to increased demand for Altima.
In the United Kingdom, production increased 32.4% year-on-year to 36,737 units, mainly due to increased demand for Juke.
In China, production increased 42.2% year-on-year to 94,940 units, mainly due to increased demand for the new Tiida and Sunny, marking an all-time record for the month of August.
In Europe, sales increased 25.1% year-on-year to 40,569 units, due to favorable sales in Russia and additional sales of Juke.
In China, sales saw an increase of 26.1% year-on-year to 94,706 units, due to increased demand for the new Tiida, Sunny and Teana, marking an all-time record for the month of August.
Sales in other regions increased 13.7% year-on-year to 62,515 units, mainly due to increased demand in Indonesia and Brazil.