Nissan Sets Goals for Hybrid Electric Altima Sales

Nissan needs to sell at least 50,000 hybrid Altimas a year to help it meet U.S. standards for corporate average fuel economy

Published: 06-Jun-2005

Nissan Motor Co. aims to sell 50,000 Altima hybrids a year in the United States, starting next year with U.S. production of the car.

"That's the number we're looking at," says Tadao Takahashi, Nissan's executive vice president in charge of global manufacturing. "We'd like to catch up" with other automakers.

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