The Italians’ desire for two wheels does not stop. The national market of mopeds, scooters and motorbikes continues its positive streak and also shows consistent vitality in June. Registration data of the month released today by Confindustria ANCMA (National Association of Cycle Motorcycle Accessories) describe an overall increase of 34.9% on a more significant and appropriate comparison with 2019. The trend on the same month of 2020 is stable (-0.3% ), a year characterized by closures of the sales network, limitations in movements and important market rebounds during the summer period.
Motorcycle and scooter market, the ride does not stop
The President of the Builders’ Association Paolo Magri, commenting on the market trend, spoke of “A kind of state of grace for all mobility on two wheels, which however – he pointed out – it still has to deal with some problems in the supply of vehicles due to the lack of components and the international situation of shipping. For passion, desire for freedom and restart and also for the indisputable advantages that two wheels ensure in daily mobility – continued Magri – we register a great interest in the products of our industry and this, after a year of stop, delivers to EICMA, the international exhibition event of the sector to be held in Milan next November, a great symbolic and practical value precisely for its historical ability to gather and enhance the attention of enthusiasts and the sector. It is evident that the specific weight of two wheels has grown in the field of mobility, not just urban, and it is therefore necessary that our requests rise with greater attention in the political agenda of the institutions and the legislator.“.
Getting to the heart of the numbers, during the month of June they were placed on the market as a whole (mopeds + registered) 41,545 vehicles (-0.32%). The moped market totaled 2,355 vehicles sold, equal to a decrease of 7.39% on the same month of 2020, while scooters and motorcycles respectively 22,599 (+ 1.56%) and 16,591 (-1.75%) vehicles registered. As anticipated, an overall growth of 34.9% emerges from the comparison with the same month of 2019. In the first six months of the year, mopeds, scooters and motorcycles recorded an overall increase of 53.5% equal to 176,360 registered vehicles. In particular, mopeds reach 9,809 (+ 23.8%), scooters 92,010 (+ 56.33%) and motorbikes 74,541 (+ 54.95%). Compared to the first six months of 2019, there was an overall increase in the market of 18.7%. Electricity closed the month of June with 1,409 vehicles sold, equal to a growth of 108.4%. The annual growth rate was also positive with 5,120 vehicles and a growth of 29.98%. Also in this area of the market, the comparison with 2019 marks an overall growth of 126.9%.