Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today reported record U.S. calendar year sales of 1,141,656 units versus 1,042,534 in 2011, an increase of 9.5 percent and the first time that the Nissan brand sold more than 1 million units in a calendar year. December Nissan North America sales were 99,290, down 1.6 percent from the prior year.
Nissan and PlayStation® will demonstrate the growth in scale and stature of its innovative GT Academy virtual-to-real-racer competition in January. 2012's GT Academy Champions from Europe, USA, Germany and Russia will line up on the grid at the prestigious Dubai 24 Hour race (January 10-12, 2013) in two 370Z Nismo GT4 Race cars and in doing so they complete their transition from PlayStation's class-leading Gran Turismo®5 game to Nissan's Endurance Race Team in just four months.
Happy birthday, Nissan LEAF! Welcome all-new Pathfinder, Sentra and Altima. Congratulations DeltaWing, and more. As the holiday season is upon us and the new year approaches, we take a look back at 10 memorable Nissan moments from 2012. Have a safe and happy holiday season, and we will see you in 2013.