The company Nissan has published an official denial to Reuters about a possible withdrawal from Europe. A day earlier, the Agency with reference to own sources reported that the Japanese brand intends to focus on three major markets – the US, Japan and China, and reduce its presence in European countries.
Nissan will continue to strengthen its product line in Europe – it is part of the brand strategy to enhance the competitiveness of business, said in a statement the automaker. The first steps to upgrade the model range in the European market was the Juke, released in November last year. However, at the plant in Sunderland, UK, work began on preparation for the launch of serial production of the crossover Qashqai new generation.
Nissan in Ukraine also updates the model range. So, in November last year, was presented the updated Nissan Navara pick-up, and in the second half of 2020 will begin sales of the new Nissan Juke. Plan to launch new products for the Ukrainian market remains unchanged, even though the pandemic.
As for Europe, where Nissan models Qashqai, Juke, X-Trail, Micra, GT-R and 370Z, as well as the electric Leaf and E-NV200. Last year, Europeans bought 94 thousand new Nissan cars, which is 19.6% less than in 2018.