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Asean Motorcycles
Posted in ASEAN World

ASEAN. In the first half 2019 regional sales declined 3%. Singapore & Malaysia are booming

ASEAN Motorcycles Industry in the first half 2019 reported a moderate lost breaking the recent years growth. While Singapore and Malaysia are growing at impressive speed, Philippines and Indonesia are positive, but both Thailand and Vietnam are losing terrain. Data on Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Brunei are only partially available.

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Philippines Motorcycles
Posted in ASEAN

Philippines. First half 2019 up 8% projecting the year at 1.7 million

Philippines Motorcycles Market in the first half 2019 was again positive, despite a slow start of the year and the sales figures are improving 8%, projecting the year at 1.7 million units, new record, despite the effect of the recent introduction of new emission standards. While Honda is market leader, KTM and BMW are fast growing.

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Malaysia Motorcycles
Posted in Asia & Pacific

Malaysia. Yamaha is leader in a market growth 20% in the first half 2019

Malaysia Motorcycles Industry kept fast growing and in the first half 2019 has been one of the most dynamic worldwide with sales accelerated by 20%. While several brands are on sales, over 65% of the market is concentrated in the hands of Yamaha and Honda. Malaysia ranks as 13th largest market in the World Ranking.

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Indonesia Motorcycles
Posted in ASEAN

Indonesia. Two-Wheeler market boomed 7% in the first half 2019. Honda shines

Indonesian Motorcycles market was reported in very good shape during the first half 2019 reporting sales up 7%. The market benefit from the +7% reported for the market leader Honda, while the key competitor, Yamaha, is growing faster. The new e-scooter local brand, starts selling 1.000 units per month.

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Posted in Asia & Pacific

Australia. In the 2019 the market will fall at the lowest in decades

Australian Motorcycles Market reported a deep 11% lost in the first half 2019 projecting the worst year in the last three decades. The already negative trend was enhanced by the weakest GDP growth in almost a decade and all motorcycles brands felt down. Harley-Davidson surprised with an outstanding performance.

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Benelli
Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Benelli. In 2019 sales are growing 8.9% projecting the 50.000 units by year end

Benelli Motorcycles keeps growing in the 2019 with first half figures improved 8.9% and projecting volume close the 50.000 units by year-end. European operations reported impressive growth and now Italy is the most important market, ahead of USA and Argentina.

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Posted in Middle East & Africa

Egypt. New regulations severely hit the first half 2019 market

Egyptian Motorcycles industry felt down 33% in the first half 2019 due to the collapse (from April) of the tuk tuk segment, hit by the introduction of a new regulations. The motorcycles segment has been moderately positive with Bajaj as market leader ahead of Honda.

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TVS Motor
Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

TVS Motor. First half 2019 sales moderately positive

TVS Motor global sales in the first half 2019 has been moderately positive, with 1.47 million sales, thanks to the moderately positive domestic performance which counteract the negative figures from the international business, hit by market fall in key countries, like Turkey and Sri Lanka.

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Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Hero Motor. First Half 2019 Global Sales down in double-digit, first time since 2011

Hero Motors reported in first half 2019 the first double-digit lost since 2011 divorce with Honda, hit not only by the lost in the domestic market, but even by sharply negative scores in export markets, like Ecuador, Sri Lanka and Argentina. The World’s second largest motorcycles company is facing the first difficulties after a long growth reported in the last years.

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Royal Enfield
Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Royal Enfield. Despite European operations are fast growing, first half global sales felt 16%

Royal Enfield has lost 16.4% of sales in the first half 2019 following a score of 6 consecutive all time record. Sales are fast growing in all regions, but in India, which dragged down the global performance. In Europe sales are booming in all countries and UK become the second market worldwide.

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bajaj auto
Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Bajaj Auto. Great performance in India and in East Europe allowed the hit of Best First Half ever

Bajaj Auto kept growing in the first half 2019, despite the domestic market fall. Growing 6.7% the company scored the record volume, growing in India and in Europe, counteracting the negative trend, due to the fall of local demand, in Latam and in Africa.

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Triumph Motorcycles
Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Triumph. In the first half 2019 hit the new sales record driven by Asian operations

Triumph Motorcycles hit the new best first half ever with 38.740 sales (+2.7%) thanks to the outstanding performance in ASIA. The British brand is set up to run the 2019 at the new all time record, which would be the seventh in a row. Hungary is the fastest growing country this year while sales decline in India.

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Harley-Davidson
Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Harley-Davidson. Global sales declines 6.8% in the first half 2019

Harley-Davidson is the first half 2019 has lost 6.8% in the global sales projecting the year to the fourth lost in a row. Sales are declining in all global regions, with the significant exception of the ASEAN region, up 44% thanks to the boom in Thailand. Europe reported down 9.6% despite positive market trend.

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Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

Ducati. First half 2019 global sales down again

Ducati ended the first half 2019 without victories the market-field. Indeed global sales kept moderately slip down due to the almost negative performance in the countries on which more has been invested in recent years. Only the positive trend of the European region sustained the performance, but second half outlook is more negative.

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Posted in Motorcycles Brands Performance

BMW Motorrad. In the first half 2019 hit the new all time record sales, up 11.7%

BMW Motorrad ended the first half 2019 with the best ever performance and over 100.000 global sales, up a robust 11.7%, doing better than any other Top Premium brands. The success of recently opened Indian subsidiary and the strong demand in Europe are the key factors of this success.

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Posted in Europe World

Europe. First Half 2019 sales up 9.6%. BMW & SYM shine, while Ducati stutters and Harley-Davidson drops

European Motorcycles Market has lost steam during the second quarter, following a booming start. However first half 2019 ended with an encouraging 9.6% with sales close to 950.000 units. Honda is the leader, while BMW and SYM are shining. Ducati is flat, while Harley-Davidson is among the worst.

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Brazilian Motorcycles Market
Posted in America & Latin America

Brazil June. Two wheeler sales boomed 41%. Suzuki is the fastest growing brand this year

Brazilian Motorcycles Market continue to fly in the 2019, following the 2018, when it was the fastest growing market within the World’s top 25 global. With the +41% scored in June, the industry kept growing in double-digit. Under the Honda dominion, Suzuki booms and Triumph kept growing.

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Indian Motorcycles Market
Posted in Asia & Pacific

India June. BMW shining in a market ending the first half down 10%

Indian Two-Wheeler Market kept falling in June with 1.65 million sales (-11.5%) ending the first half 2019 with sales down 10.0%. Pushed up by the recently opened local plant, BMW is gaining 900% ranking already in 11th place, only two years after landing in the country. KTM is the premium brands leader, while Harley Davidson is struggling.

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Posted in Asia & Pacific

Japan. Honda gains at 46% share in a first half 2019 flat market

Japanese Motorcycles Market is moving flat in the 2019, with first half sales at 182.441 units, down 0.3%. While others Japanese brands are heavily losing, the leader Honda gains share at 46%. The recently landed Husqvarna is fast growing while KTM, Ducati and Harley-Davidson are losing.

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Posted in ASEAN

Thailand June. Harley Davidson booming while market is declining

Thailand Motorcycles Market has lost 16.2% in June, the sixth declining month in a row, with first half 2019 declining 4.3%. Honda, market leader, was stable, while Harley Davidson is doubling volumes. Following the record established last year, BMW is struggling, while down better than Ducati and KTM.

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Chinese Motorcycles Market
Posted in Asia & Pacific

China June. Last month strong recovery allowed to close H1 down only 3%

Chinese Motorcycles Market grew up 15% in June almost recovering in the year to date figures and ending the first half 2019 with 7.7 million sales (-3.1%). While the segment of e-scooter is fast growing, traditional combustion engines segment declines over 15% and the competitive scenario is fast evolving.

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