Nissan do Brasil reached a new milestone in 2012. In addition to being the top growing automaker for the third consecutive year, Nissan do Brasil has for the first time exceeded 100,000 units sold in the domestic market. These are considerable results for Nissan, taking into account the issues faced by the brand due to vehicle shortages at dealerships.
As Japan's top automobile executives gathered at an industry event in Tokyo to kick off the new year, Nissan COO Toshiyuki Shiga said he's expecting growth in 2013, citing the weaker yen and an improving outlook in China.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., together with Autech Japan and Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd. (Nismo), will present a variety of exciting and unique vehicles at the upcoming "Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 with NAPAC (Japan Car Parts and Aftermarket Promotion Association)."
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.