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November auto sales: Nissan

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Nissan North America Inc. said Monday that its November U.S. sales rose 12.9 percent as demand for its Infiniti cars jumped.

BY THE NUMBERS: The Japanese automaker sold 96,197 vehicles last month, up from 85,182 in the same month last year.

TOP SELLER: Nissan sold 20,305 of its Altima sedan, down 1.5 percent from 20,613 in November 2011.

HOT MODELS: Leaf sales more than doubled to 1,539. Sales of its Infiniti QX rose 46.7 percent to 2,121.