Nissan World BEV Gross sales Surpassed One Million

Nissan celebrates a significant milestone of 1,000,000 all-electric car gross sales globally for the reason that Leaf mannequin entered the market in December 2010.

It is a end result that not too many producers can match, however on the similar time, it is coming considerably later than the corporate initially anticipated when it signed up for EV investments 15 years in the past. Let’s recall that in 2010, Nissan’s former CEO Carlos Ghosn forecasted 500,000 BEV gross sales yearly by 2013.

If we take a look at the cumulative BEV gross sales by area, it seems that the very best variety of electrical Nissans are in Europe:

  • Japan – 230,000
  • North America – 210,000
  • Europe – 320,000
  • China – 230,000
  • Different areas – 10,000
  • Complete – 1,000,000
    * As of June 30, 2023; Figures are rounded, symbolize car items

The highest-selling Nissan mannequin occurs to be the Leaf (no shock right here), because it was supplied proper from the beginning and globally (at present it’s supplied in roughly 50 markets, centering on Japan, the US, and Europe, the corporate explains).

In response to Nissan, greater than 650,000 Leafs had been offered, together with 500,000 offered between December 2010 and September 2020.

Nissan LEAF milestones since December 2010:

It signifies that the mixed cumulative gross sales of Nissan’s different fashions (retired Nissan e-NV200 van, Nissan Ariya launched in 2022, all-new Nissan Townstar EV van, and Nissan Sakura kei automotive in Japan) stand at roughly 350,000 items.


In response to Nissan, the Sakura acquired cumulative orders of fifty,000 items in Japan (we’re not certain what number of had been delivered).

Let’s recall that the retired Nissan e-NV200 was at about 42,000 gross sales in Europe alone in Fall 2021 (the mannequin was first launched in 2014, and a small quantity had been exported to Japan).

2030 Targets

Nissan was an early mover when it comes to all-electric automobiles, however in a while, it slowed down and the movement of recent BEVs slowed down. Consequently, the Japanese model misplaced its early management.

After a number of turbulent years, the corporate has set new targets underneath its Nissan Ambition 2030 long-term imaginative and prescient. It says that there can be 19 all-electric mannequin launches by fiscal yr 2030 (up from 15 introduced earlier).

An fascinating addition is the objective to introduce in-house developed solid-state batteries by fiscal yr 2028 (not less than in some fashions, as we perceive).