Nissan Motor sales up 11.4% in October

Company's exports increased by 12.4%

Nissan Motor has reported total sales of 319,330 units in October, an increase of 11.4% compared to same period a year ago.

Nissan sold 33,626 units in Japan, a decrease of 24.1% year-on-year, which includes mini-vehicles.

The domestic sales of mini-vehicles were increased by 6.6% from the previous year to 8,257 units.

The sales outside of Japan increased 17.9% to 285,704 units, sales in the US increased by 16.1% to 69,773 units, while in Europe, sales increased by 10.6% to 49,366 units and in China, sales increased by 16.6% to 83,681 units.

The company's total production rose by 11.6% to 363,227 units in October.

The production in Japan increased 12% year-on-year to 87,215 units due to the termination of the government subsidy program for environmentally friendly vehicles.

The production outside of Japan saw an increase of 21.9% year-on-year to 276,012 units for the month of October.

The company's production in the US increased by 1.4% to 47,280 units, due to increased demand for SUVs and trucks, whereas in Mexico, production increased 27% to 52,276 units due to demand for Tiida.

In Spain, production increased to 97.3% to 11,178 units due to demand for all models led by Primastar and NV200, and production in China increased 17% to 84,686 units.

In addition, the company's exports in October increased by 12.4% to 63,749 units.

The exports to North America decreased by 27.4% to 39,560, while exports to Europe increased by 17.6% to 5,935 units.