Micra pushes sales


Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd (NMIPL) today said it has registered total sales of 1,249 units in August 2010, with its newly-launched compact car Micra clocking 1,182 units.

In the same month last year the company sold a total of 22 units only, NMIPL said in a statement.


The company had started nationwide sales of the Micra on July 15 and has sold 928 units in the starting month, it added.

"Out of the remaining, Teana, the luxury sedan (CBU) clocked 21 units and X-trail -- the lifestyle SUV (CBU) -- registered sales of 44 units," the statement said.

The company also sold 2 units of its sports car -- 370Z in Aug 2010.

The Micra, which was opened for bookings prior to its launch in July, has till date received about 3,600 bookings, the statement said.