Nissan Canada Inc. Reports Sales Results for June



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2 /CNW/ - Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) today reported
sales of 7,168 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in June, an increase of
8.9 per cent over the same month last year.
    The Nissan brand accounted for 6,488 unit sales in June, up 10 per cent
year-over-year. Infiniti sales of 680 units were three per cent more than in
June 2007.
    Sales for Nissan in June were led by the Sentra, which posted a
70 per cent increase over the same month last year. Despite limited
availability, the Versa continued to lead all Nissan sales with 1,785 units
sold last month.
    Sales for Infiniti were lead by the G with 403 units sold, while the EX35
continued its strong performance with 178 units sold in June.
    For the first half of 2008, combined Nissan and Infiniti sales were up
9.1 per cent at 44,507 vehicles, compared with 40,792 vehicles sold in the
first six months of 2007

    
    NISSAN HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   Nissan sales were up 10 per cent last month over the same period
        last year
    -   Sentra sales posted a 70 per cent increase over June 2007
    -   The Versa sold 1,785 units last month

    INFINITI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   The Infiniti G led sales for the brand with 403 units in June
    -   Sales of the new EX35 totaled 178 units

    NCI HIGHLIGHTS
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    -   NCI sold 7,168 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles combined last month, an
        increase of 9 per cent over same month last year


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    NISSAN DIVISION SALES
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                         June     June   Monthly     CYTD     CYTD      CYTD
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                         2008     2007  % Change     2008     2007  % Change
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    Nissan Division
     Total              6,488    5,922       9.6   40,210   37,063       8.5
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    Versa               1,785    2,172     -17.8   12,809   11,612      10.3
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    Sentra              1,180      692      70.5    4,980    4,769       4.4
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    Altima              1,600    1,392      14.9    9,011    8,316       8.4
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    Maxima                132      103      28.2      469      697     -32.7
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    350Z                   21       53     -60.4      149      344     -56.7
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    Total Car           4,718    4,412       6.9   27,418   25,738       6.5
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    Frontier              151      205     -26.3      878    1,179     -25.5
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    Xterra                 46      124     -62.9      449      759     -40.8
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    X-Trail                 0      331    -100.0        0    4,448    -100.0
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    Rogue                 996        0     100.0    7,219        0     100.0
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    Pathfinder             88      178     -50.6      618    1,109     -44.3
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    Murano                302      315      -4.1    2,313    1,900      21.7
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    Quest                  49      159     -69.2      419      893     -53.1
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    Armada                  7       14     -50.0       46      104     -55.8
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    Titan                 131      184     -28.8      850      933      -8.9
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    Total Truck         1,770    1,510      17.2   12,792   11,325      13.0
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    INFINITI DIVISION SALES
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                         June     June   Monthly     CYTD     CYTD      CYTD
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                         2008     2007  % Change     2008     2007  % Change
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    Infiniti Division
     Total                680      661       2.9    4,297    3,729      15.2
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    G                     403      468     -13.9    2,315    2,716     -14.8
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    M                      38       53     -28.3      240      304     -21.1
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    Total Car             441      521     -15.4    2,555    3,020     -15.4
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    QX56                    6       25     -76.0       69       94     -26.6
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    EX35                  178        0     100.0    1,216        0     100.0
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    FX                     55      115     -52.2      457      615     -25.7
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    Total Truck           239      140      70.7    1,742      709     145.7
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    COMBINED NISSAN AND INFINITI SALES
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                         June     June   Monthly     CYTD     CYTD      CYTD
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                         2008     2007  % Change     2008     2007  % Change
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    TOTAL VEHICLE       7,168    6,583       8.9   44,507   40,792       9.1
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    Total Car           5,159    4,933       4.6   29,973   28,758       4.2
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    Total Truck         2,009    1,650      21.8   14,534   12,034      20.8
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For further information:

For further information: Donna Trawinski, Corporate Manager, Corporate
Communications, Nissan Canada Inc. at (905) 629-6435 or
donna.trawinski@nissancanada.com; or Rebecca Lucas, Cohn & Wolfe at (647)
259-3275 or Rebecca.lucas@cohnwolfe.ca

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