According to official information, according to the results of the past year, the company’s customers around the world received 55,871 motorcycles. This figure is 0.8% higher than a year ago. In general, the increase in the number of motorcycles sold worldwide has been fixed at Dukati for the eighth year in a row.
Last year Ducati demonstrated positive results despite the fact that in the global motorcycle market with an engine capacity of more than 500 HP, Over the past year, growth was not observed, but a decline of 3.5%.
The annual turnover of the Italian company at the end of 2017 reached 736 million euros. And the total increase in sales for the last 5 years has increased by almost 30%. But Ducati’s operating profit for 2017 equals 51 million euros, which means that it remained at the level of 2016.
“We have achieved a result that clearly demonstrates the correctness of our chosen strategy, which is to invest actively in new products,” said the head Ducati Motor Holding Claudio Domenicali
Management announced its financial results during the annual Audi AG press conference in Ingolstadt. It is worth recalling that the German car concert controls the Italian manufacturer, despite the constantly appearing on the market rumors about the intention of the Volkswagen AG concern to sell a non-core motorcycle asset.
Today, the staff of Ducati employees reaches 1,570 people. The Ducati sales network consists of 780 official dealers in more than 90 different states.