Trappes, France (ots/PRNewswire)
- Nissan Europe reported total
sales of 50,083 vehicles (X) in May 2007, an increase of 3.6%
compared to the same month last year.
The success of Nissan's compact crossover, QASHQAI, continues with
an impressive order bank which has now reached 60,000 units.
Despite the run-out phase of the current X-TRAIL, the compact SUV
saw a strong performance in May. This popular model has consistently
been among the best-selling compact SUVs in Europe and paves the way
for the all-new model which goes on sale across Europe from July
onwards. The new X-TRAIL offers an all-new chassis, body design and
interior and promises enhanced on-road performance.
Furthermore, the successful launch of Tiida has also contributed
to Nissan's performance this month, which is now on sale in the
following markets; Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland,
Ireland, the Baltics, Greece and which will be distributed in Russia,
Ukraine, and Kazakhstan in November.
- For the region of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, Nissan sold
13,147 units in May, registering an increase of 109.59% compared to
the same month last year. Year to date, Nissan sold a total of 25,821
units in these countries, up 115% compared to the same period last
year. All models are performing well including Infiniti models and
- In Italy, Nissan sold 5,078 units in May registering an
increase of 5.4% compared to the same month last year.
- QASHQAI sales totaled 10,060 units in May. Since its launch
in March 2007, sales have reached 33,611 units.
TOP 10 COUNTRIES
May 07 vs May 06 %
Russia 11,982 112
UK 5,666 -16.1
Spain 5,237 -9.2
Italy 5,078 5.4
Germany 4,043 -25
France 3,124 -25.7
Ireland 2,063 13.7
Greece 1,320 -12.6
Ukraine 1,021 64.1
Sweden 1,005 7.7
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
506,602 vehicles in its Spanish and British plants. Nissan Europe's
Head Office is based in Trappes (Paris), France.
(X) The sales figures quoted are retail sales figures for a large
European scope covering 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,
Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, the Baltic
States, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Israel and the French
These figures are not to be confused with the figures published by
the ACEA who report registration figures and do not cover such a
broad European scope as Nissan.
For further information on all markets, please contact Nissan
Europe Corporate Communications.
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