Top 10 Car Companies in the World 2017

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5. Nissan

Japanese automaker Nissan was established in the year 1933 with headquarter located at Yokohama Japan.


They are into automotive and marine equipments production and sales. They entered India very recently in the year 2005 as wholly subsidiary company and sells cars in SUV’s, MUV’s, sedans and hatchback segments, and it operates across 160 nations worldwide with 10,380 employees.

Nissan sells it vehicle under three brand names: Nissan, Datsun and Infiniti. Nissan history started way back in 1914 when DAT small box type car was formed by its founding fathers Den, Aoyama and Takeuchi. Later in 1933, Datsun started its full fledge operations and the company was changed to Nissan motor co ltd in, where in the following year in 1934 Datsun car rolled off the assembly line and started its sales. Expanding to USA in 1960 to moving globally under the brand name Nissan, it grew and expanded to establish Infiniti- luxury brand of Nissan motors in the year 1989. With the introduction of its first 100% electric car in the year 2010 with zero emissions Nissan continues to work towards sustainability in mobility to become the world’s best brand.

Nissan has a vision to enrich people’s life by providing unique and innovative products and provide superior services to all its stakeholders. Its core values are based on 4 fields of Environment, safety, Life on board and Dynamic performance where they create their values on these four areas to provide trusted driving experience to its customers.

Nissan has several awards in its name. It has won the Best Environmental Performance Brand for the year 2017 by Automotive Science Group, women friendly brand in March 2017 and so on.

Revenue: $ 96.63 billion

Net income: $ 5.66 billion

No of units sold: 5277000

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