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First-quarter registrations down 6.1% in EU

  • Combined registrations of motorcycles and mopeds in the EU have reached 240,924 units during the first quarter of 2018, representing a decrease of 6.1% compared with the same period of the previous year, according to the latest figures released today by the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM).

 

  • Registrations increased in some of the largest European markets including Spain (32,170 motorcycles and mopeds, +11.5%) and the UK (24,609 units, +5.6%), remained stable in Italy (49,993 units, -0.6%) and decreased in France (47,081 units, -8%) and Germany (36,788 units, -13.5%). 

 

  • Registrations of motorcycles in the EU reached 203,853 units during the first three months of the year. This represents an increase of 4.7% compared with the same period of 2016. With 46,126 units (+1.4%), Italy remains the largest European motorcycle market, followed by France (36,979 motorcycles, +9.1%), Germany (36,058 motorcycles, +1.9%), Spain (29,063 motorcycles, +16.7%) and the UK (23,485 motorcycles, +7.4%).

 

  • Combined registrations of electric mopeds, motorcycles and quadricycles reached 8281 units during the first three months of 2018. This represents an increase of 51.2% compared with the same period of 2017. The largest European markets in terms of volume were France with a total of 2150 electric vehicles, followed by the Netherlands (1703 units), Belgium (1472 units), Spain (1258 units) and Italy (592 units).

 

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