The Renault-Nissan Alliance had a record year with 7,276,398 units sold in 2010, a 19.6% increase over 2009 in a market that expanded by 11.8%.
Renault and Nissan sold 2,625,796 and 4,080,588 vehicles respectively. Sales of Lada accounted for 570,014 units, a 37.6% increase compared to previous year. Renault's worldwide sales increased by 14% and Nissan's by 21.5%.
"In 2010, the Renault-Nissan Alliance achieved unprecedented global sales and global market share. Our performance has been particularly encouraging in growth markets where Alliance brands have continued to gain market share," said Carlos Ghosn, chairman and ceo of the Renault-Nissan Alliance.
"As the most enduring partnership in the automobile industry, the 12-year-old Alliance continues to strengthen its global presence with our expanding production capacity and competitive products," added Carlos Ghosn.