Nissan is going to abandon vans in the US

Nissan is going to abandon vans in the US

June 9, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

As part of its cost-cutting plan, Nissan plans to leave the American commercial van market. This was reported by Automotive News, relying on the source.

So, the Japanese corporation is going to stop the production of NV Cargo and passenger vans in Mississippi, USA, and NV200 in Mexico.

“We no longer want to continue selling wagons in the United States. We will leave the market, ”said an unnamed Nissan representative.

However, the exact date of termination of production and exit from the market of commercial vans has not yet been announced. It should be noted that last year, sales of commercial vehicles of the Japanese brand increased. Dealers of the brand were able to sell 20,022 units. NV200 (+ 18.5%), 18 768 pcs. NV (+ 0.8%). For comparison, Ford sold 153,868 units. Transit (+ 11.7%) and 41 598 pcs. Transit Connects (+ 30.3%).

As noted, Ford Corporation controls 50% of the commercial vehicle market. Meanwhile, Nissan accounts for only 8% in the segment.