SALES OF motorcycles in Europe have continued to fall in the first three quarters of 2010 - down 14 per cent for the same period last year.The statistics have followed the trend of the past three years, where the market has shrunk by a third since
countries, where living standards are high, they're still on a distinct downward path. But what's really amazing is the enormous, and fast-growing, gulf between bike sales in Europe, America and Japan when compared to Asia. OK, so Asia might account for 60
THE Powered Two Wheeler (PTW) market in Europe is 'in crisis' according to the Association des Constructeurs Européens de Motocycles (ACEM), the organisation that represents over 30 different motorcycle brands across Europe, as sales of PTWs
SUZUKI MOTOR ESPANA (SME), has announced that they plan to terminate all of their Spain-based motorcycle production activities by the end of the first quarter of 2013.According to the press release, the decision was made 'due to accumulated losses
NEW motorcycle sales figures from across Europe show that there's little sign of recovery in the bike market over here despite a recent upturn in sales in America.The stats from ACEM (the European motorcycle industry association) reveal that overall
MAXI-scooters have sold well again in August, leading the powered two wheeler sales charts.1,535 maxi-scooters (scooters over 125cc) were sold in August 2011, a rise of 29.8% over the same period in 2010. They're also leading the Year to Date figures, with 12,709 units sold so fa...
A FIRE has gutted the 54,000sqft warehouse of M&P Motorcycles in Gorseinon, Swansea.The fire was reported to the authorities at 23:30 on Saturday 25th June and by midnight, eyewitnesses said that almost three-quarters of the building was ablaze
ROAD FATALITIES recorded the biggest decrease since 1990 with a drop of 8.9% in 2008 compared to 2007 according to figures just released by the International Transport Forum.Preliminary data for 2009 shows a continuing significant reduction in the number of road deaths for most I...
AUDI is considering the acquisiton of Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati and is expected to make a decision by the end of April.Audi, who are owned by Volkswagen AG, have laid their beach towel out on the sunlounger of Ducati and have the right
HARLEY-Davidson have reported a 30 percent rise in profits in Q2 of 2012 but despite the rise, its shares fell following a cautious outlook on Europe.The Milwaukee-based company reported net income of £159.2m but the chief executive, Keith Wandell
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