Nissan Announces October Sales in Europe

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  • Market Share October 2013 - 3.8%, in line with 2012
  • Russia and UK remain top performing markets

ROLLE, Switzerland – Nissan in Europe announced sales of 53,718 units in October. For the calendar year-to-date Nissan's sales in Europe hit 534,427 units.

A strong performance was recorded in the UK, up 32% on October 2012 with 10,402 units sold. Sales decreased in Russia year on year but increased in Germany, France and Spain.

Across the Nissan model range, sales were directly in line with 2013 figures contributing to the steady 3.8% market share across the region. Accumulative market share from January to October 2013 stands at 3.5%.

Nissan Europe Vice President Sales Operations, Raoul Picello, said: "Current economic conditions are not favorable for us, or indeed any of our competitors; but we are confident that we have a strong line-up which meets the needs of European customers.

"Despite the headwinds we are currently facing, we have successfully maintained our overall market share, and in some key countries, we continue to make significant gains over a very strong 2012.

"The popularity of our crossover family remains strong and with the order books now open for our new generation Qashqai, recently revealed to global media, we envisage that the strength of this segment will continue."

TOP 5 EUROPEAN MARKETS OCTOBER 2013
# MARKET UNIT SALES
1 RUSSIA 12,228
2 UK 10,402
3 GERMANY 5,777
4 FRANCE 5,068
5 ITALY 4,176

 

TOP 5 MODELS OCTOBER 2013
# MODEL UNIT SALES
1 QASHQAI 19,654
2 JUKE 11,121
3 NOTE 5,096
4 MICRA 4,643
5 X-TRAIL 2,720

 

 

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