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Trade Talk: Manufacturers'

BDN has been looking at how 2020 has developed for the whole motorcycle industry over the past couple of months. We have spoken to dealers themselves, then we listened to accessory and kit distributors. And this month we are looking at the bike manufacturers and importers. We asked them how they coped in those unnerving early days, when the pandemic moved from China and Italy to Coventry and Ipswich, and the government closed down almost the entire UK economy outside food and the NHS. They took us through those uncertain days in April and May as the whole industry adapted to a ‘new normal’. And we come right up to date, with a look at the incredible, unexpected sales success on showroom floors through the summer months, from June to September and beyond…

Read Trade Talk Manufacturers’ here.


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