Pride experienced bikers — Russian motorcycles "Ural" — are in steady demand in the market of U.S. and Europe. Ltd. "Irbitsky motorcycle factory" to the end of this year expects to release 1058 bikes — 20% more than last year. And almost all of them are sold abroad.
At the time, as Kyiv Motorcycle Plant was successfully launched with a hammer, his kinsman Sverdlovsk, which produces motorcycles Russian "Ural" of the same class, as reported by increased sales in the U.S. and European markets. As the general manager of Vladimir kurmach, output this year may grow by about 20%. "Most likely, we even exceeded the plan, because as of today’s date has already collected over 900 bikes," — said kurmach.
In this case, the total number of cars produced in Russia has sold only 50 units, all the rest — about 95% of the finished products — left for export. "In the U.S. market this year, we went to the pre-crisis level. I think this is not the limit for the current year ", — said the CEO.
Told reporters CEO Irbitskogo motozavod Ilya Chait — "Expanding the U.S. dealer network — the main priority for us today. At the moment we have just over 70 dealers in the U.S., but we set the goal to increase the number of dealers to 100 by the end of next year and up to 120-130 by the end of 2014. Our European distributor is also gradually expanding its dealer network, its focus — Germany and France. "
Ltd. "Irbitsky motorcycle factory" was founded in February 2001 on the basis of JSC "Irbitsky motorcycle factory." The Board Irbitskogo company at the time was able to correctly reposition their products, transferring it from the class workhorse Russian collective farms in the unique and exotic vehicles for a spoiled American market, which eventually became the principal. Sales of motorcycles "Ural" in the United States are organized through a dealer network of about 60 dealers. In the U.S. market IMZ sells 5 models of motorcycles with sidecars, and the recommended retail price is 10 to 14 thousand dollars.
The plant also supplies equipment to Canada, Japan, South Korea, United States, Australia, South Africa and Europe.