Nissan today announced its financial results for the 2007 financial year and released its official five-year strategy plan dubbed the Nissan ‘GT’ 2012 (‘G’ for growth and ‘T’ for trust). The carmaker made a net operating profit of $6.91 billion in the past year on the back of revenues of $94.62 billion and 3,770,000 vehicle sales – an increase of 8.2%.

More interesting were details about Nissan’s future plans as revealed in the new Nissan GT 2012 official strategy. Nissan has set itself three key corporate commitments in the areas of Quality leadership, Zero-emission vehicle leadership and 5% revenue growth on average over five years (2008 to 2012)

In the area of quality improvement, Nissan plans to focus on product quality as well as improvements in service, brand and management quality. For its zero-emissions vehicle target, Nissan will introduce an all-electric vehicle in the U.S. and Japan in 2010 and then mass-market the cars to consumers globally in 2012. Finally, to maintain a 5% revenue growth over the next five years Nissan will launch a total of 60 all-new models.

In the next finanical year, Nissan is hoping to sell 3.9 million units and will launch nine all-new products including the Teana sedan, Infiniti FX, Maxima, a Bakkie successor, the Qashqai+2 seven-seater, a mini SUV, next-gen Cube minicar, next-gen Z sports car and a new Infiniti G37 Convertible.

2009 Nissan Maxima

2009 Infiniti FX