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Ducati North America CEO Jason Chinnock Interview - 2019 IMS

Ducati North America CEO Jason Chinnock Interview

Ducati North America CEO Jason Chinnock Interview At 2019 Long Beach IMS Progressive International Motorcycle Shows kicked off its eight-stop tour of the United States...
2017 Ducati Sales Report: Superleggera

2017 Ducati Sales Report: Positive Growth for 8 Straight Years

Ducati only increased overall sales by 0.75 percent in 2017, but it was enough to post an eighth-straight year of positive growth.
2017 BMW Motorrad USA Motorcycle Sales

BMW USA Motorcycle Sales Down 1.3% in 2017 Despite Sluggish Market

Following two years of posting yearly sales records, BMW Motorrad USA reported a slight downturn for 2017, though December sales were up 37 percent.
2019 BMW Motorrad Sales Increase 5-8 percent

2019 BMW Motorcycle Sales up 5.8%: 9th Straight Sales Record

BMW Motorrad has once again dominated the worldwide motorcycle market. In 2019, the Bavarian manufacturer sold 175,162 motorcycles and maxi-scooters - a 5.8-percent increase...

1911 Harley Tops Most Successful Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

Mecum and MidAmerica Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction A total of 537 motorcycles went on the block last weekend at the 23rd annual MidAmerica Las Vegas...
China Vs. Japan Motorcycle Rivalry - Best of Enemies

China Vs. Japan Motorcycle Rivalry – Best of Enemies

China Vs. Japan Motorcycle Rivalry One of the oldest rivalries in the world has been the bitter relationship between China and its arch nemesis Japan. Thankfully,...
Ducati Premier Financing Launches Nationwide: Lease Some Red

Ducati Premier Financing Launches Nationwide: Lease Some Red

As part of its brand-expansion strategy, Ducati has launched its new flexible financing leasing program: Ducati Premier Financing.
Harley Worldwide Sales Decline 3.8% in Q1 & 2019 Outlook Electra Glide Standard

Harley Worldwide Sales Decline 3.8% in Q1 & 2019 Outlook

2019 Harley-Davidson Q1 Report Harley-Davidson released its first-quarter results for 2019, the Motor Company reporting a 3.8 percent decrease in worldwide motorcycle sales. Harley says international...
Victory Motorcycles to cease operations

Polaris to Phase Out & Cease Victory Motorcycles Operations

Due to declining sales and loss of profit over three of the past five years (2011-2015), Polaris Industries will pull the plug on Victory Motorcycles.
SWM Motorcycle - Silver Base

The SWM Motorcycle Resurrection by Shineray | Q&A

SWM Motorcycle Resurrection Chinese motorcycle companies are interested in buying and resurrecting motorcycle brands from yesteryear. Chongqing off-road specialist Shineray recently had purchased the famous 1970s...

China’s Chongqing – World’s Leading Motorcycle City

Chinese Motorcycle Industry News China's Chongqing is one of the leading automotive centers in the world. And in terms of motorcycle and parts manufacture, Chongqing...

Norton Commando 961 Motorcycles Arrive in U.S. Dealerships

Norton Motorcycles News Following a long list of hurdles associated with reviving a brand, Norton Motorcycles has announced its new lineup of Commando 961 motorcycles...
2018 Yamaha Star Venture Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2018 Yamaha Star Venture Delivery Delayed | Christmastime Arrival

2018 Yamaha Star Venture Delivery Delayed — A problem in the production of the Yamaha Star Venture puts off delivery until late December.
2018 Harley-Davidson Q1 Report

Harley-Davidson 2018 Q1 Report: U.S. Sales Down 12%, Outlook Confirmed

Harley-Davidson reported its first quarter financial results of 2018, The Motor Company announcing decreased motorcycle sales in the USA and a sharper focus on building the next generation of Harley riders.
2009-2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Recalls | Electrical Issues

2009-2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Recalls | Electrical Issues

2009-2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Recalls Kawasaki USA has recalled 11,836 of its 2009-2015 Vulcan 1700 motorcycles due to electrical issues. Kawasaki says 2009-2015 Vulcan 1700...