Motorcycle Industry News
On Aug. 8, 2011, Stephen K. Iggens will officially become the president of S&S Cycle Inc., the motorcycle motor manufacturer says.
Iggens is no stranger to the company, though; he served as Executive Controller, Director of Finance/CFO and CFO/Vice President of Finance at S&S between 2003 and 2006.
2012 World Superbike
In 2012, the World Superbike Championship is expected to begin in Russia. This news arrived last week after the CEO of Infront Motor Sports, which promotes World Superbike, and the CEO of Yakhnich Motorsport of Russia, Alexander Yakhnich, announced that a partnership has been reached between the two companies.
Hiroshi Yasukawa has been appointed by Dorna Sports as an advisor to company CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.
Yasukawa will bring a wealth of motorsport experience to the MotoGP rights holder and will provide his insight on the further development of the sport.
America Motorcycle Sales
Motorcycle sales among major brands rose 7.2 percent in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the same period last year, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council’s Retail Sales Report. This report tracks sales among 18 leading brands being sold in the U.S.
Electric Motorcycle Industry News
The appointment of Scuderia West as a new Brammo dealer in San Francisco will ensure that Bay Area customers now have easy access to the Brammo range of electric motorcycles.
Motorcycle Industry News
Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced Tuesday that its long-time CEO, Gene Banman, is retiring from the operational management of the company.
In his first full year on the job, Harley-Davidson CEO Keith Wandell was compensated $6.4 million in 2010, according to a new regulatory filing filed by the Milwaukee motorcycle company on Friday.
The final results of the 2011 Motorcycle Industry Council Board of Directors election are in. Three Directors, representing aftermarket/allied trades members, were chosen to serve the two-year term which expires in 2013.
More and more people in the United Kingdom are joining the world of motorcycling, even during the winter months. As well, UK Government statistics show that 14% of people taking their test are women.
2011 AMA Supercross
With the stars of the AMA Supercross Championship poised to kick off the 2011 season in Anaheim, Calif., today, the AMA is excited to be on location for what promises to kick off one of the most exciting championship battles in years.