KTM, Husqvarna, GASGAS double sale in first half of 2021
Pierer Mobility AG, incorporating KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas has seen sales almost double in the first half of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, with 176,045 motorcycles sold, up from 90,331, or a 95 per cent increase.
A total of 53,378 units were sold through the successfully established non-e-bike and e-bike division (+25%). 39,603 of these are e-bikes and 13,775 are non-e-bikes of the R Raymon, Husqvarna and GasGas brands.
In Europe, in this period of time, 73,224 motorcycles were sold (+76% over the same period of the previous year). Growth was particularly strong in North America, where 30,419 motorcycles sold, this corresponds to an increase of 160% compared to the first half of 2020. A similar trend was seen in Australia/New Zealand, with a 25% increase and a total of 7,842 units sold.
In India, despite the ongoing difficult conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, sales increased by 52% to 30,561 motorcycles (previous year: 20,160).
Compared to June 30, 2020, the Pierer Mobility Group also increased its headcount by around 500 people to approximately 4,900 and continues looking for new employees in various areas. As part of the apprenticeship offensive, 70 more apprentices will start their education in 2021. In total, the group is educating around 200 apprentices.
The half-year report to June 30, 2021, will be published on August 31, 2021, before the start of trading.
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