October 18, 2021

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Honda, Nissan deliveries drop a 3rd straight month Toyota income improve

Honda and Nissan noticed China deliveries decrease for the 3rd straight thirty day period in July thanks to limited semiconductor chip provides. But Toyota noted a gross sales rise for the month.

The two major Japanese brands each logged a lessen of 21 per cent from a yr previously, in accordance to data introduced this week by their China offices. 

Honda shipped 108,139 cars though Nissan marketed 95,783 automobiles and light vans. 

In addition to the chip shortage, torrential rainfall in the north China metropolis of Zhengzhou also set a dent in Nissan’s China operations. 

Flooding brought on by the rainfall in Zhengzhou compelled Nissan’s gentle-car or truck joint undertaking with Dongfeng Motor Team to suspend generation at a local plant for two days commencing July 23, Nissan’s China office stated. 

The Zhengzhou manufacturing facility assembles the Nissan Navara pickup and Nissan Terra crossover. It also builds pickups for the Dongfeng marque. 

Toyota Motor Co. mentioned it marketed 170,200 autos in China very last thirty day period, an increase of 2.8 p.c.

In the very first 7 months of 2021, Nissan and Honda even now reached remarkable income progress in China driving sturdy 1st-quarter volume.

Honda income in the 7-month period state-of-the-art 20 % to 894,672 though Nissan deliveries obtained 12 p.c to 802,133. 

Toyota did not disclose its China income for the very first 7 months.

Reuters contributed to this tale.