International Dealer News IDN 133 October/November 2016 - Page 9

EU motorcycle registrations + 5.5 percent January – July 2016

STAT ZONE
The latest statistics released by the European motorcycle industry trade association in Brussels ( ACEM ) show new motorcycle registrations in EU markets for the period from January to July 2016 to be up by + 5.5 percent to 652,649 units ( from 618,651 for the year-ago period ). For total new PTW registrations EU markets are + 2.1 percent YTD at 833,622 units ( from 816,083
for the year-ago period ). In motorcycle registration terms Italy is the largest market so far this year , with registrations + 11.4 percent , year-on-year , at 139,534 units YTD . Germany is second (+ 1.9 percent , 116,332 units ); France is third ( -0.3 percent , 105,126 units ); Spain is fourth (+ 8.8 percent , 89,399 units ), with the UK fifth (+ 7.0 percent , 72,137 units ).
The greater growth in motorcycle sales compared to mopeds and other smaller cc machines confirms that the recovery in Europe is strongest at the higher value , larger displacement end of the market . In total PTW terms Italy is Europe ’ s largest market (+ 9.7 percent YTD , 155,286 units ); France is the second largest market ( -1.3 percent , 154,562 units ); Germany is third largest ( - 2.2 percent , 132,874 units ); Spain fourth (+ 7.9 percent , 98,847 units ) and the UK fifth largest
(+ 5.9 percent , 77,007 units ). For the period January to July 2016 Europe ’ s big five markets ( Italy , France , Germany , Spain and the UK ) accounted for 522,564 new motorcycle registrations – some 80 percent of the EU total . In 2015 motorcycle registrations totalled 885,443 for the year , up from 802,667 in 2014 ; moped registrations totalled 328,299 in 2015 ( 352,572 in 2014 ) with total new PTW registrations totalling 1,213,742 units – up from 1,155,239 in 2014 .
STAT ZONE EU motorcycle registrations +5.5 percent January – July 2016 The latest statistics released by the European motorcycle industry trade association in Brussels (ACEM) show new motorcycle registrations in EU markets for the period from January to July 2016 to be up by +5.5 percent to 652,649 units (from 618,651 for the year-ago period). For total new PTW registrations EU markets are +2.1 percent YTD at 833,622 units (from 816,083 for the year-ago period). In motorcycle registration terms Italy is the largest market so far this year, with registrations +11.4 percent, year-on-year, at 139,534 units YTD. Germany is second (+1.9 percent, 116,332 units); France is third (-0.3 percent, 105,126 units); Spain is fourth (+8.8 percent, 89,399 units), with the UK fifth (+7.0 percent, 72,137 units). The greater growth in motorcy )́ͅɕѼ́)ѡȁ͵ȁ)ɵ́ѡЁѡɕٕ䁥)ɽ́ɽЁЁѡ)مՔɝȁЁ)ѡɭи)%ѽхAQ\ѕɵ́%х䁥)ɽéɝЁɭЀ)ɍЁeQ԰؁չ̤)Ʌ́ѡ͕ɝ)ɭЀĸ́ɍаа)չ̤ɵ䁥́ѡɐɝЀȸȁɍаȰЁչ̤M)Ѡܸɍа)չ̤ѡU,Ѡɝ((Ըɍаܰ܁չ̤)ȁѡɥ)ՅѼ)ձ(؁ɽéٔɭ(%х䰁Ʌɵ䰁M)ѡU,չѕ(ȰЁ܁ѽɍ危)ɕɅѥ̃Lͽɍ)ѡTѽх)%ԁѽɍ危ɕɅѥ)ѽх԰́ȁѡ啅Ȱ)ɽȰ܁쁵)ɕɅѥ́ѽх䁥(ԀȰȁФݥѠ)ѽх܁AQ\ɕɅѥ)ѽхḬ̇ȁչ̃L)ɽİ԰䁥и((0