Nissan Mexico exports its five-millionth vehicle to Colombia

Nissan Mexico exports 5 million vehicles

August 18, 2015

Nissan Mexico has announced that it has exported five million vehicles since the commencement of exports in 1972 from Mexico. The five-millionth unit exported was a red Nissan NP300 Frontier pickup destined for Colombia, one of its top export markets.

The Nissan NP300 Frontier is assembled in Nissan’s plant in Cuernavaca, Morelos (CIVAC) Mexico. It is popular among Mexican customers, with 5,095 units sold since its launch, and was launched by the company in March last year in Mexico offering tough exteriors and comfortable interiors integrated with technology.

Airton Cousseau, Managing Director, Nissan Mexico stated: “Reaching the five-millionth exported vehicle milestone confirms the outstanding work done by our manufacturing team to produce world-class vehicles.” He went on to add that the exports are driven by Nissan’s brand promise of quality, technology and durability and Nissan Mexico is proud to achieve the milestone.

The manufacturer states that the enhanced progress in the exports has been remarkable, with approximately 70 percent of the annual production of the plant intended for export. Last year, Nissan Mexico became the largest vehicle exporter for the brand globally, contributing to the Power 88 business plan objective by achieveing 538,971 exported units in 2014.

‘For six consecutive years, we have remained leaders in sales in the local industry’ said Armando Avila, manufacturing VP of Nissan Mexico. He went on to add that this new achievement confirms the commitment the brand has for manufacturing quality, offering great value to various markets globally.

The models exported by Nissan Mexico include the Sentra, NOTE, Versa, Tiida, March, NV250 (VAN), Tsuru, NV200, NV200 Taxi NY, NP300 and the new NP300 Frontier. During the Fiscal Year of 2014 the Nissan Sentra achieved the largest export volume and was shipped mainly to the U.S. and Brazil, with a total of 219,336 units exported.

The press release has been embedded below

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