Nissan: Renault-Nissan Alliance Posts Record Sales in 2013 for 5th Straight Year

Posted on 08. Feb, 2014 by in Nissan Canada

  • Sales arise to 8.3 million units amid record direct in China and a United States
  • Alliance sales, including AVTOVAZ, comment for one in 10 cars sole worldwide
  • Zero-emission sales adult some-more than 50% from 2012

PARIS – The Renault-Nissan Alliance sole a record 8,264,821 vehicles in 2013, propelled by record sales in a automobile group’s dual largest markets, China and a United States.

Renault-Nissan’s 2013 calendar-year sales, that embody sales of Russia’s AVTOVAZ, increasing 2.1% from 2012. This outlines a fifth true year of sales growth. Together, Renault, Nissan and AVTOVAZ comment for one in 10 cars sole worldwide.

“Strong direct in a world’s tip markets some-more than equivalent malnutritioned expansion and declines elsewhere,” pronounced Renault-Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn. “We will always knowledge durations of informal instability, though we sojourn bullish: The automobile attention is a long-term expansion story – and a Renault-Nissan Alliance is good positioned to continue to play a vital purpose in all vital segments globally.”

Renault group sole 2,628,208 units worldwide in 2013, adult 3.1% from 2012. Sales in Europe rose 2.4% to 1,301,864 units notwithstanding a 1.7% decrease in a altogether market. Renault’s European marketplace share rose 0.4 commission points to 9.5%, creation it a fastest flourishing automotive organisation in Europe in 2013.

Renault continued to beget some-more than 50% of a sales outward of Europe for a second uninterrupted year with sales outward of a home continent totaling 1,326,344 units, adult 3.8% from 2012.

Nissan Motor Corporation sold 5,102,979 units worldwide, adult 3.3% – a record for a fourth true calendar year. Nissan continued to beget some-more than one million units in a dual biggest markets: China and a United States.

AVTOVAZ, owner of a iconic LADA brand, sole 533,634 vehicles globally, down 12.1% from 2012 amid a mercantile slack in Russia. The Renault-Nissan Alliance has a infancy interest in AVTOVAZ, Russia’s largest automaker, by a corner try with state house RosTech (formerly famous as Russia Technologies). Together, a Renault-Nissan Alliance and AVTOVAZ sell about one in 3 cars in Russia.

Renault and Nissan Highlights
The Alliance’s tip 10 markets in 2013 were China, US, Russia, Japan, France, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, a UK and Turkey.

In China, a world’s largest automobile market, Nissan sole a record 1,266,167 units in 2013, adult 17.2%. Nissan is a heading Japanese code in China, with a 5.9% marketplace share. Nissan’s sales embody Venucia, a internal Chinese code with partner Dongfeng Motor.

In Dec 2013, Renault announced it had perceived capitulation from Chinese authorities to start producing cars in China in 2016 by a corner try with Dongfeng. The corner try will settle a plant in Wuhan with prolongation ability of 150,000 units a year, with a intensity to double that figure in a future.

In a United States, Nissan reported sales of 1,248,421 units for Nissan and Infiniti code vehicles, adult 9.4% compared with 2012. Nissan code sales increasing 10.8.% to a record 1,131,966 units amid clever direct for several models including a Altima sedan, a Rogue crossover, a Versa compress automobile and a all-electric Nissan LEAF. Nissan and Infiniti together hold a marketplace share of 8.0% in a US in 2013, a 0.1 commission indicate boost contra a before year.

Despite a mercantile downturn in Russia, Renault’s sales increasing 10.7% to a record 210,099 units. Russia is Renault’s third-largest marketplace after France and Brazil.

Renault was Russia’s heading unfamiliar code and second many renouned code in 2013 after Lada interjection to a recognition of a Duster SUV. Renault’s marketplace share stood during record 7.6%, adult 1.1 commission points. Nissan sole 154,996 units in Russia and a marketplace share edged adult 0.1 commission points to 5.6%.

In a home marketplace Japan, Nissan’s sales grew 2.9% to 678,824 units, including mini-vehicles. Mini-vehicles jumped 21.3% to 185,929 units, a record for a second true year. Nissan’s marketplace share in Japan was 12.6%, adult 0.3 commission points from 2012.

In France, Renault’s home market, Renault’s organisation sales totaled 547,693 units, down 0.7%. Renault had 6 vehicles among France’s tip 10 newcomer cars in 2013, including a compress Clio, a best-selling automobile in a country, and Captur, a many renouned crossover. Renault’s marketplace share was 25.4%.

Mexico marked another splendid mark for a Alliance in 2013. Nissan remained a series one code in a nation with sales rising 7.6% to 264,463 units, imprinting an all-time calendar year record. Nissan’s marketplace share stood during 24.9%, unvaried from 2012.

In India, a pivotal vital marketplace for a Alliance in a destiny and home to a initial dedicated Alliance plant, Renault’s sales soared 83.1% to 64,368 units notwithstanding a 7.5% unemployment in a newcomer automobile market. Renault’s sales were increased by a success of Duster, creation Renault a heading European automaker in a market. Renault’s marketplace share in India stood during 2.6%, roughly double that of 2012.

AVTOVAZ Highlights
AVTOVAZ, a builder of a iconic Lada brand, sole 456,309 vehicles in Russia in 2013. Together Renault-Nissan and AVTOVAZ sole 821,404 units in Russia in 2013, down 7.8% from 2012 as a altogether economy slowed. The Alliance’s marketplace share, including AVTOVAZ, stood during 29.6%.

In Dec 2012, a Renault-Nissan Alliance total a corner try with state house RosTech to take control of AVTOVAZ. Renault-Nissan will deposit RUB23 billion (US$ 742 million) in a corner try to assistance update AVTOVAZ. The investment will give Renault-Nissan 67.13% of a corner try by mid-2014.

By 2016, a Alliance and AVTOVAZ are approaching to have a prolongation ability of during slightest 1.7 million cars per year in Russia. Today their corner production formidable in Togliatti is home to one of a largest platform-sharing programs in a Renault-Nissan Alliance. The site – one of a world’s largest automobile plants – already produces a LADA Largus and a Nissan Almera. Production will shortly camber 5 models opposite 4 brands – LADA, Renault, Nissan and Datsun.
Investments in this plan will sum about €400 million.

Zero-Emission Highlights
The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a usually automaker with a far-reaching operation of 100% electric vehicles (EVs) that can be charged with quite renewable energy.

In 2013, a Alliance sole 66,809 electric vehicles worldwide, adult 52% from a prior year. Sales of a Nissan LEAF rose 77% to 47,716 units, while sales of Renault’s 4 electric car models – Kangoo Z.E., Fluence Z.E., ZOE and Twizy – grew 13% to 19,093 units.

In France alone, a Kangoo Z.E. tiny outpost sole 4,174 units, adult 46% from 2012, representing about 12% of all Kangoo light blurb vehicles sales.

The Alliance’s worldwide zero-emission marketplace share in 2013 stood during 63%, including Twizy, Renault’s two-seater civic commuter. LEAF was a world’s best-selling EV with a marketplace share of 45% in 2013. In Europe, Renault was a personality with a 38.6% share.

The Alliance sole a accumulative 134,383 zero-emission vehicles globally from Dec 2010 – when Nissan LEAF went on sale – until a finish of 2013, some-more than all vital automakers combined.

Nissan LEAF sole a accumulative 96,847 units during that period. On Jan 20, 2014, Nissan distinguished a sale of a 100,000th LEAF to a patron in a U.K.

Since a entrance of Renault’s initial EV – a Kangoo Z.E. – in Oct 2011 until a finish of 2013, a French automaker sole 37,536 zero-emission vehicles cumulatively.

Top 10 Alliance Markets

*Including AVTOVAZ

Top 10 Renault Markets


Top 10 Nissan Markets


The Renault-Nissan Alliance is a vital partnership between Paris-based Renault and Yokohama, Japan-based Nissan, that together sell one in 10 cars worldwide. The companies, that have been vital partners given 1999, sole 8.3 million cars in scarcely 200 countries in 2013. In further to AVTOVAZ, a Alliance operates vital collaborations with automakers including Germany’s Daimler, Japan’s Mitsubishi, China’s Dongfeng, and India’s Ashok Leyland.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan supposing business with some-more than 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating income of 9.4 trillion yen ($US118.95 billion) in mercantile 2011. With a clever joining to building sparkling and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a extensive operation of 64 models underneath a Nissan and Infiniti brands. A colonize in zero-emission mobility, Nissan done story with a introduction of a Nissan LEAF, a initial affordable, mass-market, pure-electric car and leader of countless general accolades, including a prestigious 2011-2012 Car of a Year Japan and 2011 World Car of a Year awards.

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