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Nissan aims to boost its global share to 8% by 2016

Nissan has said it aims to raise its global market share to 8% by the end of March 2017 from 5.8% in fiscal 2010 through expansion in fast-growing markets. Japan's second-biggest automaker also aims to boost its corporate operating profit to 8% by the end of fiscal 2016 from 6.1% in the last fiscal year ended March 31. "Our plan will also include the development of more than 90 new advanced technologies, averaging 15 per year," Nissan president Carlos Ghosn told a news conference.