Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Motorcycle Manufacturing industry was on the brink of collapse until the rejuvenation of Triumph in the 1980s, which sparked an industry revival. Triumph remains the only major manufacturer in the industry and the company contributes the majority of industry revenue. Triumph's success over the past five years has driven industry revenue through an otherwise difficult period. Although other companies are considerably smaller, they have managed to find their place in the global market by successfully targeting niche markets. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to expand at a compound annual rate of 6.1% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach £432.3 million.
The industry has proven resilient to the economic downturn and Triumph has maintained high demand levels... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Motorcycle Manufacturing industry is estimated to be in a mature stage of its life cycle. This is largely due to the successful performance of Triumph, which makes up the majority of the industry. The industry's contribution to the economy (industry value added) is forecast to decline by a negligible compound annual rate of 0.1% over the 10 years through 2018-19. Meanwhile, the UK economy is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.5% over the same 10-year period. Although this suggests that the industry's contribution to the UK economy is falling over time, rising revenue and a positive outlook for the industry would suggest that the industry is in fact mature... purchase to read more