Motorcycle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motorcycle Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C30.910 | Oct 2014

Accelerated performance: Revenue expansion gathers speed as high demand drives growth

IBISWorld’s Motorcycle Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Triumph Motorcycles Limited Triumph Motorcycles Limited  market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 what would have been 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 5% over the five years through 2014-15 to reach £428.3 million... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For every £1.00 spent on capital, industry companies spend approximately £2.18 on labour. This equates to a high level of capital intensity. Capital intensity decreased over the past five years. This occurred as industry operators cut back on new investments in capital at a faster rate than they cut back on labour costs. The cutbacks strengthened during the financial crisis in order to maintain profit levels.

Manufacturing is generally an automated assembly line process. Some motorcycles are produced by smaller companies that do not use robotic assembly lines. However, the majority of products assembled in the industry require significant automated processes and capital investment... purchase to read more


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What is the Motorcycle Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture motorcycles, mopeds and cycles fitted with an auxiliary engine. They also produce engines, sidecars and other motorcycle parts and accessories such as saddles. The industry does not include bicycle manufacturers.

Industry Products
MopedsMotorcyclesParts and accessoriesEngines
Industry Activities
MotorcycleMopedMotorcycle engineMotorcycle accessoriesMotorcycle parts

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