Nissan releases December production figures

The release of the Nissan Qashqai helped Nissan establish a rise in production for the automaker at its plants in the UK over the course of December 2007.

According to statistics from the Japanese motor manufacturer, there were 24,753 of the vehicle were put together – a 32.5 per cent increase compared to the same month one year earlier.

Globally, the firm increased the production of its automobiles in December by 15.5 per cent to 274,661, which is a record for the period.

"New products such as the X-Trail, Rogue and Infiniti EX contributed to increased production at plants in Japan. Total domestic production grew 18.1 per cent to 114,428 units compared to the previous year," the company commented.

Nissan was founded in 1932 and its headquarters can be found in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

It is perhaps best-known for its Micra, Skyline and Sunny vehicles in Europe.


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