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Nissan India domestic sales up 21 pc at 5,309 units in March

Nissan India domestic sales up 21 pc at 5,309 units in March

New Delhi: Nissan Motor India today reported 21 per cent rise in sales in March at 5,309 units while also posting its its highest-ever annual sales in fiscal year
2016-17.

For the fiscal ended March 31, 2017, the company said it sold 57,315 units as against 39,393 units in the preceding financial year, up 45 per cent.

“This fiscal year marked the highest-ever volume achieved by the company in India,” the company said in a statement. Commenting on the performance, Nissan India Operations President Guillaume Sicard said: “We are delighted by the progress and the acceptance of our products and services by our customers.”

On the products front, he said: “Datsun redi-GO has been our most significant new model launch in the last year and has been a key driver of our success and raising brand awareness.”

Sicard said looking ahead, in the medium-term Nissan India plans to launch right new products in India by 2021 with an aim to achieve 5 per cent market share in India. The company sells products across hatchback, MUV, SUV and sedan segments under the Nissan and Datsun brands in India.

PTI