Renault-Nissan 2nd in Global Sales for 2nd Yr in Row

Economy

Tokyo, Jan. 30 (Jiji Press)--The alliance of Nissan Motor Co. <7201>, Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. <7211> ranked second in global automobile sales volume for the second straight year in 2018, their reports have shown.

The Japanese-French trio's total sales came to 10.75 million units.

Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor Corp. <7203>, ranking first and third respectively, have established their positions in the 10-million-unit club in the global auto industry.

It is uncertain, however, whether the trio will be able to maintain their unity amid intensifying internal battles for leadership.

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