Infiniti sold a record 103,500 new vehicles around the world in the first half of 2015, up 13 percent over the same period last year. On the back of a best-ever sales performance in 2014, Infiniti delivered another all-time high result and for the first time sold more than 100,000 vehicles in the first six months. The brand also set records in China, Asia & Oceania, and EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), as well as many key individual markets including Canada, Mexico, South Africa, and Australia.
At this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) in the UK, Infiniti debuted a new stand, a new location and customer interest levels exceeding those of even the previous year's successful achievements. Infiniti, currently seeing record sales increases in the UK, welcomed visitors to the "Infiniti Shapes the Future" stand on each of the four days of the FoS.
Infiniti today announced a partnership with Nest®, a Hong Kong-based investment company, to support start-up companies on their innovative ideas about future smart cities. Dubbed the "Infiniti Accelerator," the program is part of Infiniti's commitment to encourage innovators to embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and support urban development in its home market – Hong Kong.
The Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy (IPEA) is a talent search for the world's best engineers to work at Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. for a collective period of 12 months.
On the heels of the all-time sales record that Infiniti achieved in the first quarter of 2015, the company successfully carried this momentum into April. Infiniti sold 16,700 vehicles globally last month, an increase of more than 1,700 vehicles or 12 percent versus April 2014. This marks the best April in Infiniti’s history.
Infiniti’s growth strategy continues to deliver strong sales results. The company had another record quarter with worldwide sales of more than 52,000 vehicles for the first quarter of 2015. This is a year-on-year increase of 12 percent, making it the best quarter in Infiniti’s sales history.