Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Motorcycle Manufacturing industry was on the brink of collapse until the rejuvenation of Triumph in 1980s, which sparked an industry revival. Triumph remains the only major manufacturer in the industry and it contributes the majority of industry revenue. The company'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, as Triumph has maintained high demand levels... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Market share concentration in the Motorcycle Manufacturing industry is medium. The four largest motorcycle manufacturers account for an estimated 59.2% of industry revenue, mainly through Triumph's large market share. Triumph alone accounts for an estimated 56.4% of industry revenue as it is the only major motorcycle manufacturer left in the United Kingdom. All other industry operators have a market share of 1.2% or less. Many of the smaller companies are either accessories manufacturers, or motorcycle assemblers that do not own automated factories and only assemble a small number of motorcycles manually.
Market share concentration rose over the past five years, mainly due to the exit of small companies that could not cope with import competition... purchase to read more