267,667 powered-two and three-wheelers were registered in Q1 2016
04 May 2016

267,667 powered-two and three-wheelers were registered in Q1 2016

A total of 267,667 powered-two and three-wheelers were registered during the first three months of 2016 in the EU. This represents an increase of 6.5% compared to the 251,420 vehicles registered during the same period of 2016.

Registrations performed positively in all the key markets, including Italy (49,576 units, 21.5%), Spain (31,679 units, +13.5%), UK (27,395 units, +7.6%), Germany (49,748 units, 4.5%) and France (49,505 units, +0.5%). 

Motorcycle registrations

Cumulative motorcycle registrations grew by 7.8% during the first three months of 2016 on a year-on year basis. A total of 205,258 motorcycles were registered between January and March 2016, against 190,429 during the same period of 2015.

Year-on-year motorcycle registrations increased in most key European markets, including Italy (44,573 units, 23.9%), Spain (28,528 units, +15.5%), the UK (25,519 units, 8.5%) and France (33,732 units, +0.8%). They decreased in Germany (38,115 units, -4.8%).

Moped registrations

A total of 62,409 mopeds were registered during the first three months of 2016 in the EU, whilst 60,991 had been registered during the same period of 2015. This represents an increase of 2.3%.

Moped registrations increased in Germany (11,633 units, +54.2%), Netherlands (12,851 units, +3.3%) and Italy (5,003 units, +3.1%), but decreased in France (15,733 units, -0.1%) and Spain (3,151 units, -2.3%).


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