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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.
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...
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,...

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...
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.
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.

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...
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...
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.
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.
Honda DCT Technology Exposed in New Website

Honda DCT Technology Exposed in New Website

Honda DCT Technology Website Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced the launch of a new website to promote its DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission). The website tells...

Baxter Cycle | A Rare Mix of New & Vintage Motorcycles

Vintage Motorcycles Tracking down that hard to find - or down-right rare - British brand vintage motorcycle you’ve always wanted can be very tough, particularly...
Honda Shadow VT750 Recall | 2010-2015

Honda Shadow Recall | VT750 Model Year 2010-2015

Honda Shadow Recall 2010-2015 Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) has recalled over 22,000 of its Shadow motorcycles, model year 2010-2015. Honda says the following models are...