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Registrations up 5.5% in Europe

A total of 534,744 powered-two and three-wheelers were registered during the first five months of 2016 in the EU, according to the latest figures from ACEM, which represents European manufacturers. This represents an increase of 5.5% compared with the 507,106 vehicles registered during the same period of 2015.

Registrations performed positively in key European markets, including Italy (103,542 units, +16.8%), Spain (61,696 units, +12.3%), UK (51,872 units, +8.8%), Germany (94,873 units, +2%) and France (99,596 units, +0.5%).

Motorcycle registrations in the largest EU markets – France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK – grew by 8.8% during the first five months of 2016, compared to the same period of 2015, reaching more than 348,800 units.

The strongest performance was recorded in Italy (+18.5%, 93,730 units), followed by Spain (+13.1%, 55,768 units). Registrations also increase in the UK (+8.6%, 48,571 units), Germany (+3%, 81,206 units) and France (+1.4%, 69,607 units).





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