YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. currently announced a production, sales and trade total for Feb 2013.
Nissan’s tellurian prolongation in Feb decreased 18.4% year-on-year to 367,434 units.
Production in Japan was down 31.4% year-on-year to 76,631 units.
Production outward of Japan decreased 14.1% year-on-year to 290,803 units.
In a U.S., prolongation increasing 21.6% year-on-year to 64,614 units, especially due to increasing direct for a new Pathfinder and Nissan LEAF, that began internal prolongation during a Nissan Smyrna Plant in Tennessee in Jan 2013.
In Mexico, prolongation decreased 7.6% year-on-year to 56,371 units.
In a U.K., prolongation was down 2.8% year-on-year to 44,603 units.
In Spain, prolongation declined 7.3% year-on-year to 12,645 units.
In China, prolongation decreased 52.3% year-on-year to 55,399 units as a outcome of reduced handling days in Feb due to a Chinese New Year holidays. In 2012, these holidays fell in January.
Production in other regions increasing 17.4% year-on-year to 57,171 units, especially due to increasing direct for Sylphy, that began internal prolongation in Aug 2012, and Almera (model name is Latio in Japan) in Thailand, in further to increasing direct in India.
Global sales in Feb decreased 14.5% year-on-year to 379,224 units.
Including mini-vehicles, Nissan sole 69,582 units in Japan, down 3.5% year-on-year.
In Japan, car registrations in Feb declined 3.1% year-on-year to 53,927 units.
Mini-vehicle sales in Japan decreased 4.8% year-on-year to 15,655 units.
Sales outward of Japan were down 16.6% year-on-year to 309,642 units.
Sales in a U.S. decreased 6.6% year-on-year to 99,636 units.
In Europe, sales decreased 11.4% year-on-year to 50,272 units.
In China, sales decreased 46.0% year-on-year to 58,242 units on comment of reduced handling days in Feb due to a Chinese New Year holidays. In 2012, these holidays fell in January.
Sales in other regions increasing 2.4% year-on-year to 75,250 units, especially due to increasing direct for Almera (Latio in Japan) in Thailand and Malaysia as good as increasing sales of a new Pulsar (Sylphy in Japan) in Australia.
3. Japan Exports
Nissan’s exports in Feb decreased 47.9% year-on-year to 33,853 units.
Exports to North America were down 58.5% year-on-year to 18,142 units.
Exports to Europe decreased 50.4% year-on-year to 2,977 units.