Nissan’s Chinese sales up 51.4% from a year earlier to 503,077 units

Article by Christian A., on August 27, 2010

Media reports in China reveal that the vehicle sales of Nissan and Infiniti brands in China were up 51.4% from a year earlier to 503,077 units in the first half of 2010, according to Nissan (China) Investment Co., a Chinese unit of Nissan Motor Co. This meant that it has achieved 59% of the company's China sales target for 2010.

For the first six months of the year, the Nissan brand sold 497,964 units, a 50.6% increase year on year. Meanwhile, the Infiniti brand sold 5,113 units, a record increase of 218.4%.

The greatest contributor to Nissan Motor's first-half sales in the Chinese market is joint venture Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle Co., which sold 330,873 Nissan cars, up by 47% and achieving 55% of the full-year sales target. Its other venture, Zhengzhou Nissan, saw its first-half sales increase by 70% to 42,068 vehicles.

For the month of June, Nissan Motor sold 88,302 vehicles in China, including 12,638 units of the Nissan Teana and 12,128 units of the Nissan Sylphy.

Both of these models were built by Dongfeng Nissan venture. Just a month after Zhengzhou Nissan's new CDV (clean diesel vehicle) model NV200 was launched on June 18, it has already sold 1,734 units.

Even as the rate of market growth is expected to slow down, Nissan Motor anticipates that sales in China will rise by about 12% to 850,000 vehicles this year. Nissan's goal is to expand its annual production capacity in China to 900,000 units by 2012.

Topics: nissan, china, sales

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

Hyundai is introducing a new 2018 Accent that is not only wider and longer, but is now also sporting a new look that is more serious than the previous model....
by - February 20, 2017
Fans and enthusiasts of the BMW M2 in the United States could now rejoice. This comes as their favorite BMW M2 is getting a limited edition version as prepped by...
by - February 20, 2017
Carmakers usually leave us thirsty for information on whether they would introduce a new, refreshed or face-lifted vehicle and on when they intend to launch it. There are reasons for...
by - February 20, 2017
Cadillac’s CT6 full-size prestige-luxury sedan is still somewhat new. It has been offered to the global auto market for two model years – 2016 and 2017. But for those who...
by - February 19, 2017
In many industries, it is the rivalries that make things exciting. In basketball for example, there is the well-known rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers against the Boston Celtics. For...
by - February 19, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries