Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. enjoyed a profitable second quarter for this year with operating profit up more than 35% due to strong demand for its crossovers and sporty sedans in the United States, officials said.
During the three months ending June 30, global total industry volumes – or TIV – reached 22.79 million units, an increase of 3.5%, the company reported. In the U.S., Nissan’s sales rose by 7.9% to 398,000 units, equivalent to a market share of 8.7%, amid strong demand for Altima, Rogue and the new Maxima.
The company has performed well in China as well during the first half of 2016. Six-month sales performance in China, Nissan’s passenger vehicle sales increased 6.6% to 526,000 units. (more…)