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Nissan: Nissan in Europe announces record sales in Western Europe 2015 mercantile year

  • Record sales in Western Europe driven by sales increases in vital markets including UK, Germany, Italy, France and Spain
  • Market share in Western Europe confirmed during record turn
  • European marketplace share with a Datsun code is 4 percent, in line with FY14
  • Best-ever electric automobile sales, with 16,916 LEAFs sole in Europe; e-NV200 sales of 3,794
  • Qashqai, Juke and X-Trail make Nissan a No. 1 crossover code

ROLLE, Switzerland – Nissan currently announced European sales in mercantile year 2015 (ending Mar 31) of 710,321 and Nissan sales in Western Europe of 621,910, an boost of 9.4 percent on 2014 levels and an all-time high.

Nissan with Datsun available European sales of 737,501 units in FY2015, in line with 2014 sales. Mar 2016 sales totaled 95,720, again in line with a prior year. This outlines a sixth uninterrupted year of marketplace share enlargement and consistently healthy sales given 2009 levels.

Nissan sales increasing in all vital markets in Western Europe during FY2015 with quantifiable increases in Spain +19.3 percent, Germany +13.2 percent Italy +8.8 percent, UK +4.2 percent and in France +3.9 percent.

The brand’s European sales were bolstered by a launch of NP300 Navara and a new longer-range Leaf 30 kWh. The pioneering Nissan Qashqai crossover continues to go from strength to strength with some-more than 250,000 business in FY2015 selecting a style, potency and modernized technologies such as a Safety Shield and Around View Monitor.

The enlargement of Nissan’s electric automobile lineup is profitable good dividends. The Nissan LEAF continues to lead a electric automobile shred globally and sole 16,916 cars in Europe this effusive mercantile year, a new annual record. Nissan is heading a approach in critical new technologies with many some-more to come both in electric cars and in unconstrained pushing vehicles – a destiny of transportation.

“We have a joining to continue to move some-more to a business – some-more choice, some-more value and some-more innovative and sparkling products,” pronounced Guillaume Cartier, comparison clamp president, Sales and Marketing for Nissan Europe. “Nissan stands detached from a class. We broach peculiarity and we continue to reinvent and mangle bounds such as a new Nissan Micra, that is rising this year. We are really vehement about Nissan’s piloted expostulate Qashqai, featuring unconstrained expostulate technologies, that will be entrance to Europe in 2017.”

Nissan’s product lineup is clever and cohesive, that formula in Nissan’s European automobile plants violation annals year after year. In 2016, Nissan noted a 30th anniversary of Nissan’s UK plant in Sunderland, that has constructed some-more than 400,000 units for a sixth uninterrupted year. Nissan constructed 615,000 vehicles in Europe in 2015.

Key Market Highlights for FY2015

  • Market share 5.0 percent – top sales volume in 10 years 
  • Nissan leads a electric automobile marketplace in Spain with 32 percent of marketplace share  
  • Total LCV sales adult 32 percent 


  • Market share 5.4 percent  
  • Qashqai becomes a fifth best-selling automobile this mercantile year
  • X-Trail achieves an 80 percent, YoY volume boost with 10,852 units
  • LEAF achieves a record volume of 5,106 units


  • Market Share 3.5 percent
  • Best-selling models Qashqai, Micra and Juke


  • Market share 2.2 percent, a best share and sell for Nissan in Germany given 2000
  • Fastest flourishing LCV code in a market

*Nissan + Datsun


*Nissan + Datsun



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 635,000 vehicles including mini-MPVs, award-winning crossovers, SUVs, blurb vehicles and a Nissan LEAF, a world’s many renouned Electric Vehicle with 97 percent opening compensation and 95 percent of business peaceful to suggest a automobile to friends. 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.

About Nissan Motor Co.

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 approximately 236,000 employees globally, Nissan sole some-more than 4.9 million vehicles and generated income of 9.6 trillion yen (USD 116.16 billion) in mercantile 2012. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of over 60 models underneath a Nissan and Infiniti brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced a Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric automobile launched globally, is now a best-selling EV in history.


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