INFINITI: STRONG SALES RESULTS ACROSS EUROPE IN AUGUST AND YEAR-TO-DATE

  • Europe: August sales up by 88% compared to August 2015 and 169% year-to-date compared to same period 2015
  • EMEA:  August sales up by 5% compared to August 2015, and 44% year-to-date compared to same period 2015
  • Q30: the volume maker for the brand across EMEA with 7,513 units sold since January
  • Record global year-to-date sales with 145,000 cars sold

Rolle, Switzerland – Infiniti continues its strong momentum when it sold 616 vehicles in Europe in August, almost twice as many as in August of the previous year. Year-to-date the car manufacturer sold 11,386 cars on European soil – corresponding to an increase of 169% compared to the same period of last year. Across the competitive EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region 1,499 Infiniti cars were sold in August – 5% more than in August 2015, and 19,927 this year so far. Strongest model in the entire EMEA region was again the Infiniti Q30, of which 7,513 have been sold since January.

In Europe, Infiniti was most successful in France: During this year, 2,637 Infiniti cars have been sold across the country so far – an increase of 251% in comparison to the same period of the year before. In Germany, since January 1,529 customers chose a new Infiniti – an increase of 144%. In the UK, 2,151 Infiniti cars have been sold in 2016 so far – compared to January till August of 2015 this shows an increase of 185%. Infiniti in Italy was able to sell 1,404 cars since the start of the year, more than six times as many as in the same time frame of 2015.

“We are very happy with our recent sales results. These highlight the trust that customers have in our vehicles. With the QX30 premium active crossover, the newly upgraded Q50 sports sedan and the all-new Q60 premium sports coupe, we are confident to drive further sales increases and to continue our success in Europe”, said François Goupil de Bouillé, Vice President of Infiniti Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Worldwide Infiniti sold 145,000 vehicles, an increase of 6% versus the same period in 2015. This marks an all-time record for the company. In the month of August, more than 17,150 cars were sold, up 2% versus August 2015 representing the best ever August result.

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About Infiniti:

INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. The INFINITI brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China.  INFINITI plans to also expand manufacturing into Mexico by 2017.

INFINITI design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing.

INFINITI is in the middle of a major product offensive.  The brand has been widely acclaimed for its daring design and innovative driver-assistance technologies.

From the 2016 season, INFINITI is a technical partner of the Renault Sport Formula One team, contributing its expertise in hybrid performance.

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Contacts:        

Peter Trampert
EMEA Public Relations
Infiniti Europe, Middle East & Africa
Phone: +41 21 822 59 81
Mobile: +41 78 688 64 65
Email : Peter.Trampert@infiniti.eu

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