Nissan Production, Sales And Export Results For August 2015

by Lawana Perkins | Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for August 2015 Nissan’s global production in August increased 7.7% year-on-year to 398,459 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August.

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Production in Japan decreased 15.1% year-on-year to 52,398 units.

Production outside Japan increased 12.3% year-on-year to 346,061 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August.

In the U.S., production increased 0.8% year-on-year to 88,503 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August, mainly due to increased demand for the new Maxima and the Murano.

In Mexico, production increased 5.2% year-on-year to 73,953 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August, mainly due to increased demand for the Sentra.

In the U.K., production increased 244.4% year-on-year to 40,186 units since the number of operating days increased as the length of summer vacation was different compared to the same month a year ago.

In Spain, production decreased 28.6% year-on-year to 1,693 units.

In China, production decreased 0.1% year-on-year to 91,719 units.

Production in other regions was up 13.1% year-on-year to 50,007 units, mainly due to an increase in production volume of the Rogue (X-Trail in Japan), which is produced in Korea for the North America market.

  2. Sales

Global sales increased 0.6% year-on-year to 406,138 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August.

Japan:

 Sales including mini-vehicles declined 7.6% year-on-year to 36,678 units

 Vehicle registrations decreased 6.6% year-on-year to 23,929 units

 Mini-vehicle sales decreased 9.4% year-on-year to 12,749 units

Sales outside Japan increased 1.5% year-on-year to 369,460 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August. 2

In the U.S., sales declined 0.8% year-on-year to 133,351 units.

In Mexico, sales increased 10.1% year-on-year to 29,339 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August, mainly due to increased demand for the Sentra.

In Europe, sales increased 9.2% year-on-year to 42,775 units, marking an all-time record for the month of August, mainly due to increased demand for the X-Trail and the Pulsar.

In China, sales were down 5.5% year-on-year to 89,048 units.

Sales in other regions decreased 6.5% year-on-year to 62,970 units.

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