Italian market for electric two-wheelers grows by 54%
In the first six months of 2021, the Italian electric two-wheeler market grew by 54.7% and in 2020 it saw an impressive growth of 84.5%.
Italian electric two-wheeler industry experiences unprecedented boom
The Italian market for electric two-wheelers is experiencing unprecedented growth in the first six months of 2021, according to the latest reports. Confindustria ANCMA (National Association of Accessories for Bicycles and Motorcycles) reported a boom in sales of electric two-wheelers, and in 2020 alone, the electric two-wheel market saw impressive growth in electric motorcycles, scooters electric and electric mopeds with 84.5% growth. Now, that growth appears to have carried over to 2021 as well, and despite the pandemic, the segment achieved an additional 54.7% growth between January and June 2021.
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Electric motorcycles appear to have posted the best growth figures, with 332 units sold in the first six months of 2021. Compared to just 171 electric motorcycles sold in the same period last year, this is massive growth of 174.3%. Electric scooters followed with a 63.4% growth, while moped sales fell 4.4% in the first six months of 2021. Compared to 2019 sales, the growth figures are even better. . While moped sales grew 30.9%, scooters grew 317.3% and electric motorcycles a huge growth of 751.2%.
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According to ANCMA, the sector will experience a new boost thanks to the ecological bonus of 150 million euros until 2026 for motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, tricycles and electric quadricycles. According to the association, around 11 million euros were consumed in 2021, bringing the budget available for the current year to 17 million euros.
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