RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE POSTS RECORD SALES IN 2011 FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Posted on 31. Jan, 2012 by in Nissan Canada

02.01.2012

, PARIS, France

RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE POSTS RECORD SALES IN 2011 FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

  • Despite financial doubt and healthy disasters, tellurian sales increasing 10 percent and exceeded 8 million units for a initial time.
  • Strongest expansion came from rising markets and a United States.

The Renault-Nissan Alliance sole a record 8,029,222 units in 2011, a 10.3% boost from 2010, fuelled by clever sales in rising markets and a United States.

Sales rose for a third uninterrupted year. Renault sole 2,722,062 units worldwide, adult 3.6% from 2010. Nissan sole 4,669,981 units, adult 14.4%. AvtoVAZ Lada accounted for 637,179 units, a 10.9 % boost compared to a prior year.

As a result, a Renault-Nissan Alliance prisoner 10.7%* of a tellurian marketplace in 2011, adult from 10.3% a prior year.

“The Alliance capitalized on a resurgence of a US economy and gained poignant marketplace share in a regions that will expostulate expansion in a 21st century,” pronounced Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn. “Double-digit sales expansion is plain swell – quite during a year in that we faced Japan’s trembler and tsunami, a aberrant strength of a yen, and financial misunderstanding in Europe.”

Renault organisation highlights
In 2011, Renault posted record tellurian sales of 2.7 million units, adult 3.6% compared with a year ago, with 43% of those sales generated outward Europe. Sales outward Europe totaled a record 1,172,686 units, adult 19.2%, driven by fast-expanding markets such as Russia (+40%), Turkey (+13%) and Latin America (+10%).

In terms of sales by brand, Renault led with 2,260,694 units sold, adult 6.8% compared with a year ago, and accounting for 83% of a Group’s sales. Sales of Dacia fell 1.8% due to supply constraints caused by a tsunami in Japan. Renault Samsung Motors fell 27%.

*Total newcomer automobile and light blurb automobile sales formed on Renault’s guess of 74,793,900 units in 2011.

In 2011, 6 out of a Group’s tip 10 markets were located outward Europe with Brazil replacing Germany as Renault’s second-biggest marketplace after France. Renault’s sales in Brazil, where it skeleton to enhance ability in 2013, grew 21% to a record 194,300 units in a marketplace that stretched 3%. Its marketplace share stood during 5.7%, adult 0.9 commission points from 2010 led by direct for models such as a Sandero hatchback, as good as a Logan and Clio tiny cars.

In Russia, Renault posted both record sales and marketplace share. Sales jumped 60% to 154,734 units, creation it Renault’s fastest-growing market. Market share rose to 5.8%, adult 0.7 commission points from a prior year. Sales were led by a Logan, a Sandero and a Fluence oppulance sedan.

Despite mercantile doubt and loss consumer certainty in Europe, Renault remained a No. 2 brand, holding an 8.6% share of a newcomer automobile and light blurb automobile (LCV) market. Its top-selling newcomer cars in Europe were a medium-sized Megane, a Clio and a Twingo mini vehicle. Renault was also Europe’s light blurb automobile personality for a fourteenth uninterrupted year with a 15.6% marketplace share.

Nissan highlights
Nissan posted record tellurian sales of 4.67 million units in 2011, adult 14.4% compared to 2010.

In China, Nissan’s largest market, a association posted record sales of 1,247,738 units, a 21.9% boost over 2010, led by clever sales of a Sunny and Teana sedans.

In a Americas, Nissan reported record sales of 1,561,230 units for Nissan and Infiniti code vehicles via a segment encompassing North, Central and South America, adult 17.2% compared with a prior year. The Nissan code alone gained a marketplace share of 7.5%, adult 0.6 commission points, apropos a No. 2 Asian automotive code in a region.

The U.S., Mexico and Brazil posted a largest single-country gains. Sales in a US totaled a record 1,042,534 units, adult 14.7% compared with 2010 led by a Versa compress automobile and a Rogue crossover. The Nissan Altima sedan also had a clever sales year and continues to arrange among a best-selling vehicles in a country. Market share in a US grew to 8.2%.

In Mexico, where Nissan will open a third plant in 2013 to support a fast expansion opposite a Americas, sales grew 18.6% while a marketplace share grew to a record 24.8%.

In Brazil, where Nissan skeleton to build a initial plant in Resende in 2014, Nissan’s sales scarcely doubled to 67,097 units. Nissan was Brazil’s fastest-growing automotive code in 2011.

In Japan, Nissan reported sales of 591,312 units, down 8.4% year-on-year in a marketplace that shrank 15%. Nissan’s marketplace share climbed one commission indicate to 14%. Nissan Serena was a best-selling minivan in nation with 84,359 units sold.

In Europe, Nissan posted record sales of 695,703 units, adult 25.4% year-on-year interjection to sepulchral direct for a Qashqai and Juke crossovers. Its marketplace share rose to a record 3.7%, adult from 3.1% in 2010. In Russia, a tip marketplace in Europe, sales jumped by 73.1%, or scarcely 60,000 units.

AvtoVAZ Lada highlights
Russia’s series one automaker AvtoVAZ sole 637,179 units in 2011, adult 10.9% compared with a prior year.

Sales in Russia amounted to 578,387 units, adult 10.6% compared with 2010. Its tellurian marketplace share stood during 0.9%, and a share in Russia amounted to 21.6%.

Zero-emission highlights
In October, Renault began sales of a Kangoo Z.E. tiny van, named International Van of a Year 2012. Corporate clients have so distant systematic some-more than 15,000 Kangoo Z.E. for swift use. In December, Renault began sale of a Fluence Z.E., an all-electric oppulance automobile formed on a required Fluence sedan.

In open of 2012, Renault will launch a Renault Twizy zero-emission civic commuter vehicle. In a second half of a year, Renault will launch a Renault ZOE zero-emission subcompact.

Nissan sole some-more than 22,000 Nissan LEAF family hatchbacks in 2011, creation it a best-selling electric automobile ever. Nissan began offered a automobile in Dec 2010. In 2011, a Nissan LEAF won a World Car of a Year, Japan Car of a Year and European Car of a Year awards.

More than 80 percent of Nissan LEAF owners in a United States had never formerly owned a Nissan. Nissan is expanding LEAF accessibility to all 50 American states and some-more European countries in 2012.

The Alliance is a usually automaker with a full family of zero-emission cars that can be charged with quite renewable energy. The Alliance skeleton to sell a accumulative 1.5 million zero-emission cars by 2016 opposite all brands.

ABOUT THE RENAULT-NISSAN ALLIANCE

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 8.03 million cars in 2011, including those from Russian partner AvtoVAZ. Since a first 12 years ago, a cross-cultural Renault-Nissan Alliance has stretched significantly, quite into rising markets.

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