For the month of August 2014, Nissan Group of India, which includes Nissan and Datsun car brands, has revealed sales of 3,999 units. This registers an increase of 60% when compared to sales registered in same month last year.
Despite adding Datsun to its fold, sales of Nissan Motors India during the month of July 2014 stood at just 2,913 units. Nissan has also added 3 new products in the past few months but yet has failed to capture the attention buyers in the country.
Japanese automakers, Nissan Motor Co will replace their Micra small car in India by a new car. Coming into markets sometime in 2016, this new development has been confirmed by Andy Palmer, Chief Planning Officer, and Executive VP, Nissan.
Vinay Piparsania, Executive Director, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford India views the Union Budget as growth oriented, presenting a progressive roadmap to spur investments and infrastructure development.
For June 2014, Nissan India reported sales of 4,362 vehicles over 2,949 units sold in June 2013 equating to 48% sales growth. While Terrano continues to fuel sales, new Sunny sedan launch is scheduled for 3rd July, 2014.
Nissan’s global partnership with Habitat for Humanity sees the automaker work on sustainable communities in Japan, Australia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, US, Myanmar and Vietnam.
In terms of FY2013 sales performance, Nissan reported 5.6% growth, enjoying global market share 6.2%. Nissan India fuelled growth beginning all-new Datsun Go hatchback sales in Q1 2014 end (March).
Excise Duty announced back in February 2014 entailed reduction from 12% to 8% on small cars, two wheelers and commercial vehicles. Excise duty reduction on mid & large segment cars went from 24% to 20% and 27% to 24%, respectively, and on SUVs from 30% to 24%. Reduction for Chassis (Truck) went from 13% to 9%, and Chassis (Bus) from 14% to 10%.