INFINITI: Record sales in January
- 20% up globally, 40% in Western Europe
- Globally, more than 18k vehicles sold
- Q30: INFINITI’s best-seller in Europe
- New INFINITI QX50 Crossover Concept shown in Detroit last month
Rolle, Switzerland – INFINITI started the new year with strong momentum, achieving the best January sales month both globally and in Western Europe. Around the world, 18,846 vehicles have been sold during the month, a 20% increase from the same month of the prior year. In Western Europe, the company sold 1,138 cars, an increase of 40% versus January 2016. Across the competitive EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region INFINITI sold 2,128 vehicles, up 14% compared to the same month of the previous year.
In particular in Europe and EMEA, these results are largely driven by the excellent reception of INFINITI’s all-new Q30 and QX30 compact entries launched last year. Close to 750 Q30 were sold in January across EMEA.
In Europe, INFINITI continues to experience strong growth rates in all major markets. Sales were up 63% in the UK, 500% in Italy, 86% in France and 13% in Germany. .
These results follow a record-breaking 2016 sales year of more than 230,000 vehicles, and the debut of INFINITI’s QX50 concept crossover, which was world premiered at this year’s Detroit Motor Show. For more information, please visit www.infinitipress.eu.
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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