Nissan Motor India recently reported their domestic sales for the month of May. The auto manufacturer sold around 1,588 models in the domestic market, last month, in comparison to the 56 models it sold in the same period, last year.
The company’s domestic sales were boosted by their new compact Micra model, which was their first model produced at their Chennai plant launched in July last year. the company sold 1,566 models of Micra alone last May.
Before the company introduced their Micra model, they sold their fully imported Xtrail SUV, their 370Z sport model, and the Teana sedan. These models were also included in the company’s sales figures for the month of May.
The CEO and MD of Nissan India, Kiminobu Tokuyama said that their sales performance in the domestic market in May was very encouraging, demonstrating their long term commitment for sustainably increasing their presence in the Indian auto market. According to the company, they also began exporting the Micra model to their South African market from May onwards.