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JAPAN: Nissan announces record October production

By just-auto.com editorial team | 28 November 2007

Nissan's global production grew 16.3% year-on-year to 341,036 units last month, marking an all-time record for the month of October.

In Japan, the Infiniti G35 sedan, G37 coupe (Skyline sedan/Skyline coupe in Japan) and the new Rogue, recently launched in North America, contributed to increased production. Total domestic production grew 10.9% to 112,698 units over the previous year.

Overseas production grew 19.1% year-on-year to 228,338 units, marking a record production month for plants outside of Japan.

In the US, the Altima contributed to increased production growing year-on-year by 3.8%, totaling 75,313 units.

In Mexico, the Versa (Tiida in Japan) led to increased production with overall production rising 14.2% to 51,145 units.

In the UK, QASHQAI (Dualis in Japan) contributed to a production growth of 21.3% year-on-year to 35,447 units.

Production in Spain rose 0.8% year-on-year to 21,872 units.

Production in other regions rose 90.1% year-on-year to 44,561 units, mainly due to demand for the Livina in China, the Frontier Navara in Thailand, and the Grand Livina in Indonesia, as well as increased production of the Tiida and Bluebird Sylphy in China.