NISSAN ACHIEVES HIGHEST EVER FEBRUARY MARKET SHARE IN EUROPE

Posted on 08. Mar, 2012 by in Nissan Canada

03.08.2012

, ROLLE, Switzerland

NISSAN ACHIEVES HIGHEST EVER FEBRUARY MARKET SHARE IN EUROPE

– Geneva Motor Show previews serve product-led enlargement –

Following a record-breaking 2011, Nissan has done an even stronger start to 2012 and currently announced a top ever Feb marketplace share in Europe.

In a marketplace that was down around 4%, Nissan increasing sales by 5.5% to 56,733 units ensuing in a 4.1% share of a altogether European market.

This clever opening was upheld by Nissan’s ongoing prevalence of a renouned crossover shred with sales of a UK-built Qashqai and Juke, together with Murano, accounting for 55% of a monthly total.

During a Geneva Motor Show, Nissan suggested a prophesy for a subsequent era automobile that could serve enhance a crossover operation in a form of a innovative and eye-catching Hi-Cross HEV concept.

Top-performing markets in Feb enclosed Russia where sales increasing 37% to some-more than 15,000 units ensuing in a 7.5% share of a marketplace – rising to scarcely 9% among unfamiliar manufacturers.

Nissan recently announced a all-new Almera sedan – grown exclusively for a Russian marketplace – will go into prolongation in Togliatti from Nov this year.

The UK also saw a poignant 72% boost in year-on-year sales for Feb with France adult 11%.

Nissan Vice President for Sales Operations in Europe, Guillaume Cartier, said:

“Nissan has done an fatiguing start to 2012 and has achieved a ‘plus 4%’ marketplace share in a final 3 uninterrupted months, as good as in Sep final year.

“At Geneva we suggested only some of a models that are going to say and even accelerate this momentum.

“We reliable that a automobile formed on a INVITATION judgment will go into prolongation during a Sunderland Plant in a UK from mid-2013. As good as formulating 2,000 new jobs, this indication will be one of a many technologically-advanced and stylish cars to contest in a mainstream B-segment and supplement to a poignant series of vehicles we already build in Europe.

“Excitingly, we also reliable that Juke NISMO will go on sale before a finish of a year and turn a initial indication to move a mythological sports arm into a mainstream product range.

“And we also announced that a eNV200 judgment will be launched in both newcomer and LCV versions before 2014, serve cementing a company’s care within a EV segment.”

About Nissan in Europe
Nissan has one of a many extensive European presences of any abroad manufacturer, contracting some-more than 14,500 staff opposite locally-based design, investigate development, manufacturing, logistics and sales selling operations. Last year Nissan plants in a UK, Spain and Russia constructed some-more than 677,000 vehicles including mini-MPVs, award-winning crossovers, SUVs and blurb vehicles. Nissan now offers 24 different and innovative products for sale in Europe today, and is positioned to turn a series one Asian code in Europe.


Contacts:

Fernando Menezes
Nissan Corporate and Brand Communications
Phone: +41 21 822 57 64
fmenezes@nissan-europe.com

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