Registrations in August are recovering dragged by the motorbikes. Bad scooter and electric
September 2, 2022
T.imida recovery for the motorcycle market in Italy. The data released by Confindustria ANCMA (National Association of Cycle Motorcycle Accessories) confirm a growth of 3.2% compared to the same month last year. After six months of negative sign, registrations are finally growing again.
In August, 16,126 vehicles were sold with an increase in registrations especially in the motorcycle sector: 6,864 vehicles. Mopeds are also very good, with 1,314 vehicles marking an increase of 10.8%. On the other hand, a negative sign for scooters which with 7,948 vehicles and lost 5.17% on 2021.
T.In summary, 2022 has not been a good year to date at the end of August the cumulative reached -2.4% with 227,425 vehicles. To drag down the statistics are, as anticipated, scooters that, with 107,021 vehicles, bring a -10.2% to the balance sheet. The good performance of the motorcycles, which grew by 4.5% with 99,226 new means is not enough to keep the two-wheeler market positive. The most significant growth, however, remains that of mopeds, with 15,622 units and an increase of 17.7%.
August also marks the first stop of the electric. The lack of incentives and the announcement of new bonuses in September (or maybe October) slows sales. The 597 vehicles registered then pay the comparison with a sharing order that in the same month last year had inflated the data. The result is a deceptive -25.9%. However, the annual balance remains very positive with an increase of 69.3% over 2021 and 11,953 vehicles placed on the market..
Lhe ranking of the best-selling bikes remains dominated by road Enduro bikes. Always in the lead the Benelli TRK 502 with 5,700 registrations from January to August. Followed by: BMW R 1250 GS, Yamaha Tenere 700 and Ducati Multistrada V4. The best-selling scooter in the first 8 months of 2022 is the Honda SH 125. The ranking of mopeds is led by the Piaggio Liberty 50. In this segment in second place we find an electric vehicle: the Super Soco CUX.
“Despite the economic situation – he declared the president of the Paolo Magri association – and the well-known global supply problems, which concern the entire automotive sector, the demand for two-wheelers in Italy remains alive, confirming the distinctive ability of our sector to satisfy the desire for new mobility and passion in the private transport market. Close to the electoral appointment – added Magri – it is also important that this ability be protected and enhanced by the new executive, especially in the face of the emergency of the energy crisis also suffered by a national industry like ours, which stands out in Europe in terms of production, market volume and excellence “.