Bikes join cars with record sales

With car sales topping the one million mark this year, it's not unreasonable to expect motorcycle sales to follow the upward trend.
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The FCAI (Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries) figures show a 9% rise in bike sales bringing the total number for 2007 to 129,966 units, a new record.

Japanese bikes are seemingly most desirable with Honda the market leader selling 32,946 bikes and scooters, followed by Yamaha on 28,998 and Suzuki on 17,255.