Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan Europe Reports June Sales

    TRAPPES, France, July 6 (ots/PRNewswire) - Nissan Europe reported total sales of 52,471 vehicles (1) in June 2004, an increase of 3.4% over the same month last year.

      In the six month period from January to June 2004, Nissan
Europe sold 285,164 units, 6.62% up from last year.


      HIGHLIGHTS BY COUNTRY


      - Nissan in France sold 5,297 units in June, registering a 39.4%
increase compared to last year. In the six month period from January
to June 2004, Nissan sold 25,225 units in France, up by 12.4%
compared to last year.

      - In Germany, Nissan sold 5,820 units in June, representing a
decrease of 13.1% compared to last year. In the six month period from
January to June 2004, Nissan sold 28,862 units in Germany, 14.2% down
from last year.

      - In Italy, Nissan sold 7,492 units in June, representing a
decrease of 14.9% compared to last year. In the six month period from
January to June 2004, Nissan sales in Italy rose to 43,986 units, up
by 18% compared to last year.

      - Nissan in Spain sold 6,254 units in June, up 5.5% compared to
last year. In the six month period from January to June 2004, Nissan
sales in Spain rose to 33,240 units up by 13.7% compared to last
year.

      - In the UK, Nissan sold 9,679 units, a decrease of 6.4% compared
to last year. In the six month period from January to June 2004,
Nissan's sales in the UK fell to 54,115 units, down 5.14% compared to
last year.

      - In Russia, Nissan sold 3,282 units, an increase of 370.2%
compared to last year. In the six month period from January to June
2004, Nissan's sales in Russia rose to 10,321 units, up 155.5%
compared to last year

      MODEL HIGHLIGHTS


      - The Micra was Nissan's best-selling European model with a total
of 16,901 unit sales in June representing a decrease of 2.3% against
the same month last year. In the six month period from January to
June 2004, total Micra sales reached 91,582 units, up by 14,4%
compared to last year.

      - X-TRAIL sales increased by 45.1% in June against the same month
last year to 6,032 units. In the six month period from January to
June 2004, total X-TRAIL sales reached 32,950 units, up by 39.6%
compared to last year.

      - Pickup sales increased by 7.2% in June against the same month
last year to 4,141 units. In the six month period from January to
June 2004, total Pickup sales reached 22,027 units, up by 22.9%
compared to last year

      Nissan employs around 12,000 people in its European design,
research and development, manufacturing, logistics, and sales and
marketing operations. Last year, the company produced a total of
448,513 vehicles in its Spanish and British plants and sold 542,292
vehicles in Europe. Nissan Europe's Head Office is based in Trappes
(Paris), France.

      Editor's Notes:


      (1) The sales figures used are retail sales figures for all of
Nissan Europe's markets including the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy,
France, Holland, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal,
Greece, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Cyprus,
Malta, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, the
Adriatic States, Bulgaria, the Baltic States, Ukraine, the
Commonwealth of Independent States, Turkey, Israel and the French
Overseas Territories.

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Contact:
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Communications, Nissan Europe, +33-1-30-13-67-54, E-mail:
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Nissan Europe, +33-1-30-13-67-67, E-mail:
ggautherot@nissan-europe.com



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