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August 30, 2011

Nissan Production, Sales, Export Results for July 2011

YOKOHAMA Japan (August 30, 2011) - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for July 2011.

1. Production
Nissan's global production in July increased 17.6% year-on-year to 388,680 units, marking an all-time record for the month of July.

Production in Japan increased 15.3% year-on-year to 111,790 units, mainly due to increased demand for Juke, Rogue and Murano.

Production outside of Japan saw an increase of 18.6% year-on-year to 276,890 units, marking an all-time record for the month of July.

In the U.S., production increased 24.0% year-on-year to 38,209 units, mainly due to increased demand for Altima.

In Mexico, production decreased 26.9% year-on-year to 33,220 units, despite increased demand for the new March and the new Versa.

In the U.K., production increased 10.9% year-on-year to 33,147 units, due to increased demand for Juke.

In Spain, production increased 51.5% year-on-year to 15,751 units, mainly due to increased demand for Primastar.

In China, production increased 28.6% year-on-year to 111,366 units, due to increased demand for Sunny, the new Tiida and Qashqai, marking an all-time record for the month of July.

Production in other regions increased 49.0% year-on-year to 45,197 units, mainly due to increased demand for March/Micra in Thailand and India.

2. Sales
Global sales increased 8.1% year-on-year to 378,879 units, marking an all-time record for the month of July.

Including mini-vehicles, Nissan sold 52,287 units in Japan, down 17.3% year-on-year, due to effects of the earthquake on March 11 and the termination of the government subsidy program for environmentally-friendly vehicles.

In Japan, vehicle registrations in July decreased 17.6% year-on-year to 41,806 units, despite increased demand for the new Lafesta Highway Star.

Domestic sales of mini-vehicles were down 16.1% from the previous year, to 10,481 units.

Sales outside of Japan increased 13.7% year-on-year to 326,592 units, marking an all-time record for the month of July.

Sales in the U.S. increased 2.7% year-on-year to 84,601 units, mainly due to increased demand for Altima, Rogue and Juke.

In Europe, sales increased 16.0% year-on-year to 55,065 units, due to favorable sales in Russia and increased demand for Juke.

In China, sales saw an increase of 26.0% year-on-year to 100,115 units, mainly due to increased demand for Sunny and Qashqai, marking an all-time record for the month of July.

Sales in other regions increased 13.9% year-on-year to 62,474 units, mainly due to increased demand in Indonesia and Brazil.

3. Japan Exports
Nissan's exports in July increased 23.2% year-on-year to 69,206 units.

Exports to North America increased 35.1% year-on-year to 40,000 units, mainly due to increased demand for Rogue and Juke.

Exports to Europe increased 64.2% year-on-year to 10,188 units, mainly due to increased demand for X-Trail and Juke.

Production, Sales, Export Results

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