International Dealer News IDN 143 June/July 2018 - Page 7

STAT ZONE Spain: motorcycle registrations +21.65 percent through April Spanish registrations - January-April 2018 2017 2018 60,000 +16.72% +21.65% 45,000 15,000 30,000 by 11.57 percent in April at 14,204 units and +16.72 percent YTD at 48,618 units. Honda is the year-to-date market share leader at 19.8 percent, 8,758 units (2,629 units in April/19.8 percent share), with Yamaha second (16.5 percent/7,303 units), KYMCO third (9.4 percent/4,181 units, 11.2 percent), followed by Piaggio, BMW, Kawasaki, Sym, KTM, Suzuki and Peugeot. The top-seller was Honda’s SH 125, followed by the KYMCO Agility City 125 and Honda PCX 125; the best-selling motorcycle was Yamaha’s MT-07 (1,105 units YTD). According to the latest data available from ANESDOR, the motorcycle industry trade association in Spain, new motorcycle registrations for April were +16.67 percent at 13,295 units and +21.65 percent YTD at 44,296 units. This is the best April and first four months market performance in Spain since before 2009, although Moped registrations were -17.53 percent YTD - thought to be the effects of their Euro 3/Euro 4 transition, which was effective January 1, 2018. However, this hasn’t dragged on the overall market too much, with total PTW registrations up MOTORCYCLE Total PTW Swiss PTW registrations -12.58 percent January-April For the full year 2017, motorcycle registrations were up by +2.08 percent at 26,942 units (-3.4 percent/26,391 units in 2016 af ter being +17 percent in 2015), with total PTW registrations broadly flat (-0.89 percent) at 45,487 units in total (-6.21 percent/45,896 units in 2016). In motorcycle market share terms, Yamaha continued as market leader for the first four months of 2018, selling The latest new registrations data released by Swiss industry association MotoSuisse shows total new PTW registrations up by +1.32 percent in April (6,276 units) after a disappointing March (-28.84 percent), but down by -12.58 percent YTD at 14,422 units. In motorcycle terms, April was +0.95 percent (4,125 units), but was tracking at -17.03 percent for the year to April at 9,063 units YTD. 1,669 motorcycles (2,003 in Jan-April 2017), ahead of Kawasaki (1,183 units), Harley-Davidson (1,077 units), Honda (1,028) and BMW fifth (1,001 units). Yamaha’s MT-07 was top seller through April, followed by Honda’s CRF 1000 L Africa Twin, the Kawasaki Z900, BMW R 1200 GS, Kawasaki Z650, Yamaha MT-09 Tracer, MT-09 SP and Honda CB 500 F. Germany: motorcycles at -2.46 for Q1 2018 German registrations - January-March 2018 40,000 2017 +1.72% TOTAL PTW Germany at 139,831 units (compared to 172,846 in 2016 and 150,550 in 2015). The German market bottomed out 10,000 20,000 2018 -2.46% 30,000 After a positive start to 2018 (+22.15 percent for Jan/Feb), the latest statistics released by the German motorcycle industry trade association (IVM) for the period to the end of March 2018 show new motorcycle registrations down by -2.46 percent for the first three months of the year at 27,585 units; with March having been down by -10.83 percent (18,823 units) against the Euro 3/Euro 4 transition hit performance of March 2017. Total PTW registrations for the first three months of the year are modestly up by +1.72 percent at 35,889 units. For the full year 2017, new registrations in Germany were -14.21 percent at 100,877 units. Total PTW registrations were -19.10 percent for 2017 in MOTORCYCLE MOTOR RCYCLE R C at 122,519 total new PTW registrations in 2010. As is usual these days, BMW’s R 1200 GS remains the top selling model in Germany, with 2,285 units sold so far this year, with the Kawasaki Z 900 in second place (21,160 units), the Z650 in third (687 units), the Honda CRF 1000 Africa Twin in fourth (674 units), followed by Yamaha’s MT-07 in fifth and the BMW S 1000 RR in sixth spot. With eight models in the Top 20 bestselling list, it is no surprise that BMW is motorcycle market share leader YTD with 7,204 units sold for a 26.12 percent market share. Kawasaki is second (3,454 units/12.52 percent share), with Honda third (2,962 units/10.74 percent share) and KTM fourth (2,743 units/9.94 percent share), followed by Harley, Yamaha, Triumph, Suzuki, Ducati and Husqvarna. INTERNATIONAL DEALER NEWS - JUNE/JULY 2018 7