Review of 2013, looking ahead to 2014 Since the onset of the economic ‘black hole’ in 2008, Chinese motorcycle manufacture and sales had been in steady decline. Before 2008 the annual sales of Chinese bikes looked to climb above the 24 million mark but dropped beneath the 23 million mark in 2009 and […]
Which Chinese Motorcycle Should I Buy? As Chinese motorcycle manufacturers get serious about quality issues ...
Editor David McMullan writes about how developing countries are being transformed by Chinese motorcycles With ...
Over 50% of the world’s motorcycles are being manufactured in China, and if you can’t see riders driving Chinese motorcycles in your neighbourhood yet, in a couple of years you will be. Right now, the Chinese motorcycle industry can often seem like the wild-west of worldwide motorcycle production. Copies, fakes, low-quality products? Which brand to […]
Brand reputation and peace-of-mind come into all vehicle buyers considerations when buying a new motorcycle, and with Chinese motorcycles starting to filter through into more developed markets, it’s good to know which brands are the best. Of the Chinese motorcycles being produced in China in 2012, these are the best Chinese motorcycles for their classes, […]
Joint ventures bearing fruit in China International joint ventures have proved invaluable to the Chinese motorcycle industry. From technology sharing to promoting brand recognition, JV’s have long been the difference between success and failure for some Chinese motorcycle companies. China’s latest automotive industry policy release advises that foreign investors will be permitted to […]