Renault-Nissan global sales saw a 2% surge in 2013

Article by Anita Panait, on February 10, 2014

Alliance partners Renault and Nissan logged a combined 2-percent surge in global vehicle sales to 8.27 million units in 2013, marking an all-time high for the carmakers. "Strong demand in the world's top markets more than offset anemic growth and declines elsewhere," Renault-Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn said in a statement.

"We will always experience periods of regional instability, but we remain bullish: The auto industry is a long-term growth story." Nissan by itself posted a 3-percent surge in global sales to 5.1 million vehicles.

The Japanese carmaker also logged a 17-percent rise in sales in China to 1.27 million units, giving it a market share of nearly 6 percent. Nissan and its luxury brand Infiniti logged a 9-percent climb in sales in the United States to 1.25 million units, good for an 8-percent market share.

Renault group, including the Dacia brand, posted a 3-percent jump in sales to 2.63 million units. Renault’s European sales grew 2.4 percent to 1.3 million, allowing it to increase its market share in the region by 0.4 percentage points to 9.5 percent.

Renault-Nissan’s 8.27 million global deliveries include sales of Russian unit AvtoVAZ, which sold 534,911 vehicles globally, for a 12-percent drop in sales. Renault-Nissan also disclosed a 52-percent jump in combined electric vehicle sales to 66,809 units. Sales of the Nissan Leaf surged 77 percent to 47,716 units, while sales of Renault's four EVs -- the Kangoo Z.E., Fluence Z.E., Zoe and Twizy – climbed 13 percent to 19,093.

Topics: renault, nissan, sales

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

We first heard of the fifth generation SEAT Ibiza earlier this year, and last week, the company finally revealed the all-new Ibiza at the international launch in Barcelona. The new...
by - May 22, 2017
The aftermath of the Takata airbag recall still largely resounds in the automotive industry, as big automotive companies like BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota were extensively hit with what is...
by - May 22, 2017
Amid reports that major rival Volkswagen would cease producing 2016 and 2017 model year diesel cars following the wake of the "Dieselgate" scandal, it’s believed that Chevrolet sees its opportunity...
by - May 22, 2017
Honda recently whips out a new feature for the S660 Bruno Leather Edition. Any guesses? Well, it’s going to be an iPhone app that goes by the name Rev Beat....
by - May 22, 2017
And so it goes, Ford is not at all closing its doors to an all-electric F-150 pickup. The American manufacturer initially laid out its plans for an F-150 hybrid earlier...
by - May 22, 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