Powered-two and powered-three wheeler registrations up by 2.1% in July 2016
07 Oct 2016

Powered-two and powered-three wheeler registrations up by 2.1% in July 2016

A total of 830,468 powered-two and three-wheelers were registered during the first seven months of 2016 in the EU. This represents an increase of 2.1% compared to the 813,116 vehicles registered during the same period of 2015.

Registrations performed positively in most of the key European markets including Italy (155,425 units, +9.8%), Spain (98,858 units, +7.9%) and the UK (77,069 units, +5.8%). They declined in France (154,642 units, -1.3%) and Germany (132,874 units, -2.2%).

Motorcycle registrations

Cumulative motorcycle registrations grew by 5.5% during the first seven months of 2016 on a year-on year basis. A total of 651,444 motorcycles were registered between January and July 2016, against 617,431 during the same period of 2015.

Year-on-year motorcycle registrations increased in most of the largest European markets, including Italy (139,673 units, +11.5%), Spain (89,410 units, +8.8%), UK (72,200 units, +6.9%) and Germany (116,322 units, +1.9%) but they decreased in France (105,206 units, -0.2%).

Moped registrations

A total of 188,040 mopeds were registered during the first seven months of 2016 in the EU, whilst 203,421 had been registered during the same period of 2015. This represents a decrease of 7.6%.

Moped registrations increased in the Netherlands (41,368 units, +0.7%) but decreased in Italy (15,752 units, -2.9%), France (49,436 units, -3.4%), Poland (15,945 units, -20%) and Germany (16,552 units, -23.8%).

Documents available to download

ACEM - Statistical data - July 2016 (xls)

ACEM - Statistical press release - July 2016 (pdf)

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