Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan Reports July Sales in Europe

    Trappes, France (ots/PRNewswire) - Nissan Europe reported total sales of 48,100 vehicles (i) in July 2007, an increase of 8.6% compared to the same month last year.

    This is the fourth consecutive month this fiscal year in which Nissan sales in Europe have been higher year-on-year. The strongest performers were the UK, France, Netherlands, Russia, central and eastern Europe, Belgium plus some independent markets.

    Country Highlights

    - For the regions of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, Nissan sold 11,709 units in July, registering an increase of 36.5% compared to the same month last year. Year to date, Nissan sold a total of 50,571 units in these countries, up 75.5% compared to the same period last year.

    - In the UK, Nissan sold 6,273 units in July registering an increase of 6.7% compared to the same month last year taking the year to date figure to 26,845.

    - In Spain, Nissan sold 5,820 units in July registering an increase of 3.7% compared to the same month last year. Year to date, Nissan has sold 20,949 vehicles in Spain.

    Product Highlights

    - Nissan's compact crossover, QASHQAI, continues its success with 12,349 sales in July.

    - Navara performed well across Europe and was the leader of the pick-up segment across many markets including Spain and France where they both saw a 7.3% segment share.

    Top 10 Countries

                              July 07         Variation %
                                                        vs 2006
      Russia              10,486                33.1
      UK                      6,273                 6.7
      Spain                 5,820                 3.7
      Italy                 4,393              -11.4
      Germany              4,151              -20.1
      France                3,375                12.5
      Ireland              1,260                 3.3
      Greece                1,209              -11.3
      Netherlands          990                20.7
      Poland                  986                53.3

    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.

    For further information on all markets, please contact Nissan Europe Corporate Communications.

    Editor's Notes:

    (i) 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 Overseas Territories.

    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.

      Contact
      Penny Szczepaniak
      Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe
      +33-1-30-13-57-87
      E-mail: pszczepaniak@nissan-europe.com
      Isabelle Huet
      Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe
      +33-1-30-13-56-44
      E-mail: ihuet@nissan-europe.com

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Contact:
Contact: Penny Szczepaniak, Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe,
+33-1-30-13-57-87, E-mail: pszczepaniak@nissan-europe.com; Isabelle
Huet, Corporate Communications, Nissan Europe, +33-1-30-13-56-44,
E-mail: ihuet@nissan-europe.com



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