Nissan production and sales decline in 2020

Nissan Altima

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.’s production, sales and exports all declined in 2020, impacted heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release from Nissan on Friday.

In November, production in the United States declined 16.9%, with 47,591 vehicles produced. Sales for November also declined at 22.1%, with 72,361 vehicles sold.

From January through November, 389,361 vehicles were produced in the United States, which is a 45.9% decline from the previous year. Sales for January through November in the United States were 800,817 vehicles, which was a 35.5% change from last year.

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Nissan has manufacturing facilities in Mississippi and Tennessee. In Mississippi, the Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant builds the Altima sedan, Frontier, Titan and Titan XD pickups, Murano SUV and the Nissan NV passenger and cargo vans. In Tennessee, the Smyrna assembly plant produces the Altima and Maxima sedans, LEAF electric sedans, Pathfinder and Rogue SUV and the Infiniti QX60 SUV.

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