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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 Products Chapter


The manufacture of motorcycles is the largest activity for the industry and is estimated to account for 80.6% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Motorcycles with an engine capacity above 50 cubic centimetres typically run on an internal combustion piston engine. The most common styles of bikes made in the United Kingdom include naked, custom, touring and supersport motorcycles. Naked bikes are defined as motorcycles without fairings (frames) and are built to basic specifications. Touring bikes with engine displacement of at least 900 cubic centimetres are used for long-range driving and typically have fairings (frames). Custom motorcycles include cruisers and choppers. The.. 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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