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Motorcycle Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Motorcycle Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C30.910 | Oct 2016

Shifting down: Revenue growth is expected to slow to a steadier pace, supported by exports

IBISWorld’s Motorcycle Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Triumph Motorcycles Limited Triumph Motorcycles Limited  market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 otherwise been a 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 2.6% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £451.7 million.

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Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Decades ago, the UK Motorcycle Manufacturing industry was on the brink of collapse. Domestic manufacturers were unable to effectively compete with the foreign manufacturers that had successfully penetrated the UK market. This caused many domestic manufacturers to merge or close. However, the rejuvenation of Triumph has revived the industry by expanding production and significantly increasing global sales. Triumph's success has triggered the revitalisation of various other classic British motorcycle brands, including Norton Motorcycles. Despite this, Triumph still generates the vast majority of industry revenue and the success of the industry is largely reflective of the relative success of the company. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.6% o.. 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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