Since '02 xBhp is different things to different people. From a close knit national community of bikers to India's only motorcycling lifestyle magazine and a place to make like minded biker friends. Join the #16YearsOfxBhpCelebrations click here.

T-shirt
Magazine
Castrol Power 1

Keep your helmet tightly strapped up.

Our Partners

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Bike sales in Europe down a third since 2008

  1. #1
    Official xBhp NewsMonger
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    India
    Posts
    2,794
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default Bike sales in Europe down a third since 2008

    Italy hit hardest by economic slump

    SALES OF motorcycles in Europe have continued to fall in the first three quarters of 2010 - down 14 per cent for the same period last year.

    The statistics have followed the trend of the past three years, where the market has shrunk by a third since 2008: 1,730,821 units down to 1,281,296 in 2010.



    Italy rated as the worst-performing country with a drop of 26.3 per cent in the third quarter compared to 2009. The Italian Ministry of Industry are set to combat the slump by renewing financial subsidies for selected two-wheelers.

    Along with the UK and Italy, Germany, France, Denmark, Greece, Poland, Norway and Sweden also recorded a significant reduction in sales.

    Source:Bike sales in Europe down a third since 2008 - Motorcycle news: Industry - Visordown

  2. #2
    Super Moderator sunilg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    ghaziabad
    Posts
    8,230
    Blog Entries
    1
    Mentioned
    179 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    News approved.
    (Been There Done That) x 3.25

Similar Threads

  1. Honda CBR 250R in Europe!
    By cesar in forum News
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-20-2010, 01:18 PM
  2. Bajaj Auto bike sales up 112% in January
    By Sumit_Singh in forum News
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-06-2010, 06:26 PM
  3. Honda CBR 250 RR next year in europe
    By N-bo in forum News
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 11-28-2009, 06:54 PM
  4. XBHP's Bike of the year 2008
    By skipper in forum General Biking Discussion
    Replies: 164
    Last Post: 06-15-2009, 07:57 AM
  5. NEWS: Bike sales in may
    By SKSy_Biker in forum News
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 06-05-2004, 03:53 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •