Nissan, Honda Motorcycle log good growth in June

Last Updated: Mon, Jul 02, 2012 13:20 hrs

Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Nissan Motor India Private Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of Japanese auto maker Nissan Motor Company, Monday announced that it closed June 2012 with sales of 4,167 units up from 1,632 units sold in June last year.

In a statement issued here, the company said the sales growth was driven by Micra and Sunny models contributing 4,157 units and the balance 10 units comprising models like X-Trail, Teana and the 370Z sports car.

"Though the Indian economy and the local automobile market have been going through some difficulty in the recent times, we have witnessed encouraging sales," managing director Ishida Takayuki was quoted as saying in the statement.

In the two wheeler segment while Indian companies like Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor logged negative growth last month, Japanese company Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India logged 52 percent sales increase.

Honda Motorcycle registered total sales of 226,864 units (motorcycles 103,130 units, scooters 123,734 units) last month as against 148,937 units (motorcycles 70,135 units, scooters 78,802 units) clocked in June 2011, said the company in a statement.

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