Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. reported a 7.6% year-over-year increase in U.S. auto sales for December 2018.
The company sold 148,720 units in December, compared with 138,226 units in the same period a year ago.
Nissan group total car sales slipped 2.1% year over year to 53,546 units. Nissan group truck sales rose 14.0% during the month.
The company sold 1,667 Leaf all-electric vehicles in December, a 1534.3% year-over-year jump.
Sales of company's Rogue SUV rose 5.9% to 42,523 units, a record.
In 2018, the company sold 1.5 million units, down 6.2% versus 2017.