The finish of 2018 income reached a figure of € 699 million (2017: € 736 million) and a handling distinction was € 49 million (2017: € 51 million), with an handling domain of 7%, that is a same commission purebred in 2017. The Bologna-based association managed to recompense a rebate in a volume of sales, ensuing from a decrease in a market, interjection to a success of models with aloft margins, such as a Panigale, that done it probable to say a handling distinction during a same turn as a prior year.
The financial information relating to a 2018 mercantile year for a Audi Group, for that Ducati represents a motorcycle segment, were communicated during a annual press discussion hold during a AUDI AG domicile in Ingolstadt.
“2018 was severe from many points of view, though we are confident with a financial opening via a formidable year” –declaredClaudio Domenicali, CEO Ducati Motor Holding – “The association is generating a resources to continue appropriation a growth of new products that is really certain for a future.”
Oliver Stein, CFO Ducati Motor Holding, added: “Financial fortitude is intensely critical for a association in sequence to support a technological growth programme that Ducati is now concerned in during full speed.”
Ducati Motor Holding now has a sum of 1,591 employees. The sales network of a Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer includes 720 dealers in over 90 countries.