Graphic: Electric motorcycles Registrations in Spain 2016. Source: AEDIVE.
SILENCE (by Scutum) has achieved the leadership 2016 in the Electric 2 wheel Market in Spain, closing the year with 316 units sold and 40% of market share.
Sales in the electric motorcycle sector in Spain have grown 119.67% compared to 2015, with 793 units sold in 2016 (1422 units adding mopeds), and it is expected to continue doubling the number in the coming years. Silence by Scutum, with a 255% increase in sales compared to 2015, has experienced a growth above the market.
One of the main reasons for the increase in registrations of electric motorcycles is the new CSR policies of administrations and companies that bet on renewing their fleets to the electric to reduce CO2 emissions. The S02 Silence model, which already complies with the European approvals of 2017, has been the most acquired one, due to its benefits in terms of capacity, range up to 100km and its funcional design for working.
Some of the customers of Scutum in 2016 in Spain have been Delivery companies such as Correos, Ara Vinc or Seur and Public Administrations like Barcelona and Madrid.
Internationally, Silence also leads the market for two-wheeled electric vehicles in Portugal. In 2016 new distributors have been closed in the UK, Benelux and Switzerland, and in addition the brand has presence in Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Tahiti, Morocco and Brazil, among other countries.
2017: fleets into electric
One of the features for this 2017 is the new model for fleets S02 with removable battery and charger cabinets, which extends the offer for companies and will allow them to always have their vehicles in operation. In addition, Silence continues on the development of the s03 three-wheeled model, which will provide greater capacity and stability for the distribution works.
In the first quarter of 2017 the Silence Production Plant will move to a new factory with a manufacturing capacity of 10,000 units/year.