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From 2001-2005 the Global Market for Motorcycles Has Remained Consistent

DUBLIN, Ireland--March 13, 2006--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Motorcycles: Global Industry Guide to their offering.

Our Motorcycles: Global Industry Guide is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the motorcycles industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, and profiles of the leading companies. This incisive report provides expert analysis on a global, regional and country basis.

Scope of this title:

-- Contains an executive summary and data on value, volume and segmentation

-- Provides textual analysis of the industry's prospects, competitive landscape and profiles of the leading companies

-- Covers Global, European, Asia-Pacific & 11 individual country markets

-- Includes a five-year forecast of the industry

Highlights of this title:

Growth rates in the global motorcycle market have been remained relatively steady throughout the 2001-2005 period.

The powered two-wheeler market has taken off in Asia-Pacific, where cheaper models are targeted at those who may not be able to afford the costs of running a car.

Motorcycles have traditionally carried some negative connotations and experienced a fair deal of social stigma.

Why you should buy this report:

-- Spot future trends and developments

-- Inform your business decisions

-- Add weight to presentations and marketing materials

-- Save time carrying out entry-level research


The motorcycles market consists of all classes of on- and off-road motorcycles including scooters and mopeds. Volumes reflect the number of new motorcycles sold each year. The market value is assessed at manufacturers list price.

For the purposes of this report, Europe is composed of Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Asia-Pacific includes Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

The global market comprises Asia-Pacific, Europe, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, South Africa and the US.

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Source: Datamonitor