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June 28, 2012

Nissan Production, Sales, and Export Results for May 2012

YOKOHAMA, Japan (June 28, 2012) - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for May 2012.

1. Production
Nissan's global production in May increased 17.9% year-on-year to 435,056 units, marking an all-time record for the month of May.

Production in Japan increased 5.2% year-on-year to 84,201 units, mainly due to increased demand for Serena and Note, which qualify for the government subsidy program for environmentally-friendly vehicles.

Production outside of Japan increased 21.5% year-on-year to 350,855 units, marking an all-time record for the month of May.

In the U.S., production increased 15.3% year-on-year to 56,629 units, mainly due to increased demand for the new Infiniti JX and Frontier.

In Mexico, production increased 11.1% year-on-year to 60,734 units, due to increased demand for Versa, March and pickup trucks.

In the U.K., production increased 25.7% year-on-year to 49,344 units, mainly due to increased demand for Juke and Qashqai.

In Spain, production decreased 8.7% year-on-year to 14,019 units, despite increased demand for Navara.

In China, production increased 20.1% year-on-year to 118,787 units, mainly due to increased demand for Tiida, Qashqai and the new Venucia D50, marking an all-time record for the month of May.

Production in other regions increased 62.7% year-on-year to 51,342 units, mainly due to increased demand for Sunny in India and Almera in Thailand.

2. Sales
Global sales increased 17.4% year-on-year to 404,991 units, marking an all-time record for the month of May.

Including mini-vehicles, Nissan sold 44,339 units in Japan, up 16.7% year-on-year.

In Japan, vehicle registrations in May increased 17.4% year-on-year to 32,918 units, mainly due to increased demand for Note and Serena, which qualify for the government subsidy program for environmentally-friendly vehicles.

Mini-vehicle sales in Japan increased 14.8% year-on-year to 11,421 units, marking an all-time record for the month of May. The strong sales result is mainly due to increased demand for Roox, which qualifies for the government subsidy program for environmentally-friendly vehicles.

Sales outside of Japan increased 17.5% year-on-year to 360,652 units, marking an all-time record for the month of May.

Sales in the U.S. increased 20.5% year-on-year to 91,794 units, due to increased demand for the new Infiniti JX which went on sale in April as well as Versa and Rogue.

In Europe, sales decreased 10.8% year-on-year to 52,354 units.

In China, sales increased 20.1% year-on-year to 112,048 units, due to increased demand for Tiida, Qashqai and the new Venucia D50, marking an all-time record for the month of May.

Sales in other regions increased 36.5% year-on-year to 76,191 units, mainly due to increased demand in Brazil, Thailand, Indonesia and India.

3. Japan Exports
Nissan's exports in May increased 5.7% year-on-year to 47,915 units.

Exports to North America increased 3.2% year-on-year to 28,150 units, mainly due to increased demand for Murano and Infiniti G.

Exports to Europe decreased 11.7% year-on-year to 6,056 units.

Production, Sales, Export Results

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