Irbit motor-factory, in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia, in 2013, plans to increase production of motorcycles by 26.3% compared with 2012 up to 1 460 pieces. This was reported by the plant General Director Vladimir Kurmaev.

"Orders have already formed at 100%," Kurmačev said in an interview to Interfax. According to him, in the year 2012 was released 1156 motorcycles, of which 46 have been implemented on the internal market, and the rest went for export.

The head of the plant said that at the end of 2012, the company changed its distributor, in connection with which, in particular, hopes to increase its share of sales. In 2013 Irbit motor-factory expects to sell about 60 motorcycles, and possibly more.

Recall, "IMZ-Ural" is the world's only manufacturer of motorcycles with wheelchairs. The first motorcycles came down the Assembly line of a factory in the town of Irbit, Sverdlovsk region in 1941. For 70 years, consumers have been shipped more than 3.2 million motorcycles. The company employs about 170 people. In 2012, it was made 1 156 motorcycles. Almost 60% of the issue was sold in the United States, 27% in the European Union. Motorcycles Ural also sold in Canada, Australia, Japan, South Africa, South Korea. On the domestic market was sent less than 4% of motorcycles.

In the U.S. market sold 5 models of motorcycles at a retail price from 10 to 14 thousand dollars. Most sales are for motorcycles with a drive wheel of the wheelchair.