ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Business trends

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi retains global sales crown

Franco-Japanese alliance beat Volkswagen and Toyota in first half

Nissan Motor savored brisk sales in China in the first half.

TOKYO -- The alliance of Renault, Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors sold a combined 5,538,000 vehicles in the January-June period, up 5.1% on the year and outperforming Volkswagen's 5,519,000 and Toyota Motor as the three groups battle for supremacy.

This marked the trio's second straight time leading in first-half sales. Renault sold 2,067,000 autos, Nissan moved 2,854,000 and Mitsubishi Motors sold 616,000.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more