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Η Nissan ανακοίνωσε πως το 2014 πούλησε παγκοσμίως 5.310.064 αυτοκίνητα, +4,1% σε σχέση με το 2013, κάνοντας και φέτος ρεκόρ. Τα 670.263 αυτοκίνητα εξ αυτών πουλήθηκαν στην Ιαπωνία (-1,3%), τα 1.386.895 πουλήθηκαν στις Η.Π.Α (+11,1%), τα 1.221.598 στη Κίνα (+0,5%), τα 738.730 στην Ευρώπη (+13,4%) και τα 293.204 στο Μεξικό (+10,9%).

Παράλληλα, η Nissan ανακοίνωσε πως προχωρά στην ανάκληση 639.480 crossovers της λόγω δύο προβλημάτων. Το πρώτο επηρεάζει 468.815 Rogue παραγωγής 2008-2013, στα οποία η υγρασία και το αλάτι μπορεί να εισχωρήσει στη καμπίνα κάτω από το πατάκι του οδηγού, προκαλώντας βραχυκύκλωμα σε ένα φις καλωδίωσης που ενδεχομένως θα μπορούσε να προκαλέσει πυρκαγιά.

Η δεύτερη ανάκληση αφορά 170.665 2013-14 Nissan Pathfinder, 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid, 2013 Infiniti JX35, 2014 QX60 και 2014 QX60 hybrid στα οποία το συρματόσχοινο που ανοίγει το καπό, μπορεί να μην έχει τοποθετηθεί σωστά στο μάνταλο.

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NISSAN PRODUCTION, SALES AND EXPORT RESULTS FOR DECEMBER 2014 AND CALENDAR YEAR 2014

YOKOHAMA, Japan (January 28, 2015) Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its production, sales and export figures for December 2014 and calendar year 2014.

1. Production December Nissan’s global production in December increased 3.3% year-on-year to 409,428 units, marking a record high for the month of December.

Production in Japan decreased 8.8% year-on-year to 75,261 units.

Production outside of Japan increased 6.5% year-on-year to 334,167 units, marking a record high for the month of December.

In the U.S., production increased 17.4% year-on-year to 67,673 units, mainly due to an increase in production for the new Murano and an increase in production volume for the Rogue, marking a record high for the month of December.

In Mexico, production increased 38.6% year-on-year to 53,477 units, mainly due to an increase in production volume for the Sentra, marking a record high for December.

In the U.K., production increased 23.3% year-on-year to 34,149 units, mainly due to an increase in production volume for the Qashqai.

In Spain, production increased 3.7% year-on-year to 8,483 units.

In China, production fell 16.7% year-on-year to 108,808 units.

Production in other regions was up 20.7% year-on-year to 61,577 units.

Calendar Year 2014 Nissan’s global production in 2014 increased 3.0% year-on-year to 5,097,772 units, achieving an all-time calendar year record.

Production in Japan declined 8.7% year-on-year to 880,887 units.

Production outside of Japan increased 5.8% year-on-year to 4,216,885 units, marking a record high for a calendar year.

In the U.S., production rose 19.6% year-on-year to 947,558 units, marking a record high for a calendar year.

In Mexico, production increased 18.5% year-on-year to 805,967 units, marking a record high for a calendar year.

In the U.K., production declined 0.3% year-on-year to 500,238 units.

In Spain, production increased 7.0% year-on-year to 141,102 units.

In China, production fell 2.2% year-on-year to 1,175,575 units.

Production in other regions increased 2.1% year-on-year to 646,445 units.

2. Sales December Global sales increased 3.3% year-on-year to 474,704 units, marking a record high for December.

Sales in Japan, including mini-vehicles, declined 16.2% year-on-year to 38,718 units.

Vehicle registrations in Japan were down 22.4% year-on-year to 24,378 units.

Mini-vehicle sales in Japan decreased 3.0% year-on-year to 14,340 units.

Sales outside of Japan were up 5.4% year-on-year to 435,986 units, marking a record high for December.

In the U.S., sales increased 6.9% year-on-year to 117,318 units, mainly due to an increase in sales volume for the Altima, Sentra, and Nissan LEAF, marking an all-time sales record for the month of December.

In Mexico, sales increased 22.2% year-on-year to 35,130 units, marking an all-time sales record for a single month, mainly due to higher sales volume for the new X-Trail and the March. Nissan has been the sales leader in Mexico for 67 consecutive months.

In Europe, sales increased 29.6% year-on-year to 72,508 units, marking an all-time high for the month of December. This was mainly due to a net increase in sales for the Datsun on-DO, and an increase in sales volume in Russia.

In China, sales declined 9.1% year-on-year to 121,904 units.

Sales in other regions increased 3.8% to 80,870 units.

Calendar Year 2014 Global sales increased 4.1% year-on-year to 5,310,064 units, marking an all-time calendar year record.

Including mini-vehicles, Nissan sold 670,263 units in Japan, a 1.3% year-on-year decline.

Vehicle registrations in Japan fell 13.0% year-on-year to 428,729 units.

Mini-vehicle sales in Japan increased 29.9% year-on-year to 241,534 units, marking an all-time calendar year record.

Sales outside of Japan increased 4.9% year-on-year to 4,639,801 units, marking an all-time calendar year record.

In the U.S., sales increased 11.1% year-on-year to 1,386,895 units, marking an all-time calendar year record.

In Mexico, sales increased 10.9% year-on-year to 293,204 units, marking an all-time calendar year record.

In Europe, sales increased 13.4% year-on-year to 738,730 units, marking an all-time calendar year record.

In China, sales increased 0.5% year-on-year to 1,221,598 units.

Sales in other regions were down 2.0% year-on-year to 882,517 units.

3. Japan Exports December Nissan’s exports in December increased 20.3% year-on-year to 54,583 units.

Calendar Year 2014 Nissan’s exports decreased 12.9% year-on-year to 472,638 units.

NISSAN PRODUCTION, SALES AND EXPORT RESULTS FOR DECEMBER 2014 AND CALENDAR YEAR 2014

RECALL Subject : Electrical Short Due to Water Seepage Report Receipt Date: JAN 26, 2015 NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V032000 Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

SUMMARY: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2008-2013 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured March 7, 2007, to November 26, 2013, and 2014 Nissan Rogue Select vehicles manufactured September 23, 2013, to July 2, 2014. The affected vehicles may experience an electrical short in the harness connector due to a mixture of snow/water and salt seeping through the carpet on the driver side floor near the harness connector.

CONSEQUENCE: An electrical short can cause a vehicle fire.

REMEDY: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the kick panel wiring harness connector and will if necessary install a new harness connector and waterproof seal, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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RECALL Subject : Hood Release Cable Assembly Report Receipt Date: JAN 26, 2015 NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V033000 Component(s): STRUCTURE Potential Number of Units Affected: 170,665 Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

SUMMARY: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles manufactured June 20, 2012, to November 18, 2013, 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, to November 18, 2013, 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles manufactured November 29, 2011, to June 14, 2013, and 2014 QX60 vehicles manufactured May 16, 2013, to November 18, 2013, and 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, to November 18, 2013. In the affected vehicles the hood release cable assembly may have been installed incorrectly preventing the latching claw from fully engaging. The secondary latch may remain in the open position when the hood is closed.

CONSEQUENCE: If the primary hood latch is released and the secondary latch fails during operation of the vehicle, it could cause the hood to open during vehicle operation impairing the drivers vision, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

REMEDY: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will modify the angle of the hood release mechanism to provide additional length to the release cable, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.