Nissan decides to completely stop selling NV Cargo vans

Nissan decides to completely stop selling NV Cargo vans

October 14, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Nissan plans to ditch its NV and NV200 commercial trucks entirely. They will no longer be sold in the US auto market starting in 2021. Together they will offer the company’s crossovers, sedans and trucks.

The recent announcement by the Japanese automaker does not mean that Nissan is turning its back on the commercial vehicle market in the US and Canada. As passenger and cargo vans, the NV family was certainly capable of many tasks, but now Nissan believes it can better serve customers by offering businesses its line of crossovers, sedans and trucks. This new Nissan initiative is called Nissan Business Advantage, and it literally makes every Nissan model available for dedicated commercial lending and business programs.

“Success in North America is critical to Nissan NEXT’s transformation plan and we are focusing on our core business and products,” said Michael Colleran, Nissan’s senior vice president of marketing and sales.

“With Nissan Business Advantage, we can meet the unique needs of any business owner by providing their companies with a full range of vehicles to get the job done.”

Nissan’s new initiative highlights the benefits of the new commercial plan for lending, billing and other documents. Given how many businesses such as plumbing, HVAC and other industrial services rely on cargo vans, it’s hard to see how something like a Rogue crossover or Titan open-platform pickup can serve as an effective replacement for them.

Sales of NV commercial vans in 2019 totaled 20,022 units, while NV200 sales totaled 18,766 units. However, both models showed growth over last year and together they still outperform the Titan and Armada.

Not so long ago, we wrote that the date of the premiere of the budget Nissan Magnite crossover became known. Just over a week is left before the presentation, and the appearance of the new cross has not been fully disclosed.