Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan Europe Reports October Sales

    Trappes, France, November 8 (ots/PRNewswire) - Nissan Europe reported total sales of 41,064 vehicles (1) in October 2006, an increase of 41.4% over the same month last year. Year to date Nissan sold 447,769 vehicles in Europe, a decrease of 5.6% compared to the same period last year.

    Highlights by Country

    - Nissan in France sold 3,389 units in October, registering a 20.1% increase compared to last year. Year to date Nissan sold 37,751 units in France, down 10% compared to the same period last year.

    - In Germany, Nissan sold 4,045 units in October, representing an increase of 77.1% compared to last year. Year to date Nissan sold 46,783 units in Germany, up 0.8% compared to the same period last year.

    - In Italy, Nissan sold 3,783 units in October, up 57.9% compared to last year. Year to date Nissan sold 43,016 units in Italy, down 11.3% compared to the same period last year.

    - Nissan in Spain sold 4,841 units in October, up 14.6% compared to last year. Year to date Nissan sold 51,354 units in Spain, down 14.7% compared to the same period last year.

    - In the UK, Nissan sold 4,638 units in October, a decrease of 6.1% compared to last year. Year to date Nissan sold 77,754 units in the UK, down 16.4% compared to the same period last year.

    - In Russia, Nissan sold 8,911 units, an increase of 121.1% compared to last year. Year to date Nissan sold 59,462 units in Russia, up 61% compared to the same period last year.

    Model Highlights

    - The Micra sold a total of 7,592 units in October representing an increase of 16.2% against the same month last year. Year to date total Micra sales reached 101,708 units, down 27.9% compared to the same period last year.

    - The Micra C+C sold a total of 656 units in October. Year to date, Micra C+C sales reached 14,303 units.

    - NOTE sold a total of 8,347 units in October. Year to date, NOTE sales reached 66,332 units.

    - X-TRAIL sold 3,765 units in October, down 0.5% against the same month last year. Year to date total X-TRAIL sales reached 44,268 units, down 19.2% compared to the same period last year.

    - Murano sold 606 units in October, up 21.2% compared to last year. Year to date total Murano sales reached 7,025 units, down 8.1% compared to the same period last year.

    - Pathfinder sold 1,901 units in October, up 28.6% compared to last year. Year to date total Pathfinder sales reached 21,016 units, up 27.1% compared to the same period last year.

    - Navara sold 4,030 units in October. Year to date total Navara sales reached 40,202 units.

    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 508,901 vehicles in its Spanish and British plants and sold 540,945 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.

      For further information, please contact:
      Penny Szczepaniak
      Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe
      +33-1-30-13-57-87
      E-mail: pszczepaniak@nissan-europe.com
      Gilles Gautherot
      Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe
      +33-1-30-13-67-67
      E-mail: ggautherot@nissan-europe.com

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Contact:
For further information, please contact: Penny Szczepaniak, Corporate
Communications, Nissan Europe, +33-1-30-13-57-87, E-mail:
pszczepaniak@nissan-europe.com. Gilles Gautherot, Corporate
Communications, Nissan Europe, +33-1-30-13-67-67, E-mail:
ggautherot@nissan-europe.com



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