Nissan Unveils Sketch of its Future Global Compact Car

YOKOHAMA – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. revealed the sketch of its global compact car. Planned to be manufactured in 5 countries, including Thailand, China and India, the model will be first launched in Thailand in March 2010 and will be available in more than 150 countries, including South Africa.

“We aim to make an impact on the B-segment, the biggest market for passenger vehicles in South Africa” – says Mike Whitfield, Nissan South Africa, MD. This major segment caters for first time car buyers or as a secondary mode of household transport.  “We are confident that the new Nissan will offer a stylish, yet value for money package,” concludes Whitfield.  Timing for local introduction will be announced in due course.