NEW YORK – Jan Thompson, Nissan North America Inc.’s vice president-marketing, says 2005 will be a record year for the auto maker. Thompson tells Ward’s she expects Nissan’s volume to be up 10%, “even though the last two months have been difficult.” She predicts first-half 2006 will be even with 2005, but says Nissan will come on strong in the second half. The launches of the Sentra and Altima in September will boost sales for the new calendar year, she says, noting consumer reaction ...
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