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Harley-Davidson Production Operations to Remain in Wisconsin

Ratified New Labor Agreements Enable Production Flexibility and Efficiency for Long-Term Competitiveness

Allisat Takes Over Management of Husqvarna

Klaus Allisat has been named to take over management of Husqvarna Motorcycles from Rainer Thoma.
Allisat has worked for the BMW Group since 2003. He has been Vice President Purchasing BMW Motorrad since 2008, where he was also responsible for Husqvarna Motorcycles purchasing operations.

Sophisticated Electric Superbike To Be Unveiled At The San Jose Battery Show In October

Chip Yates, American bike racer and engineering guru, will officially debut his new electric superbike at The Battery Show, which takes place at the San Jose Convention Center, California on October 5th to 7th, 2010.

Vespa Congratulates the City of Boston for Sustainability Effort

For the growing number of residents living in metro Boston looking for the same solution to their in-town transportation challenges, switching to motor scooters is a very appealing option.

Riders Rally in Milwaukee

Riders congregate in Milwaukee for the largest rally in the Midwest

Harley-Davidson 2010 MDA contributions reach $3.3 million

The Harley-Davidson family of customers, dealers, employees and suppliers presented a contribution of $3.3 million to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Sept. 6 during the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon. The 2010 contribution marks the 30th year Harley-Davidson has supported MDA, and brings its cumulative fundraising to more than $76 million.

Yamaha To Ship 2011 Standard and Special Edition ATVs To Dealers This Fall

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has announced its 2011 YFZ450R and YFZ450X sport ATVs, completing a strong ATV line-up for the coming year. Yamaha’s high-revving YFZ450R and 450X are specifically designed for pure performance and get new color and graphics in 2011.

Honda Unveils Additional 2011 Model Availability

American Honda Motor Company’s Powersports Division has announced an additional release of street bikes and off-road models for the 2011 model year. These Hondas include the Fury, Interstate, Shadow RS and Shadow Phantom with the Sabre and Stateline customs released at a later date. A pair of popular off-road motorcycles return, the CRF80F and CRF100F,

Ad Agency Drops Harley After Three Decades

According to an Associated Press wire report, Harley-Davidson Inc.’s main ad agency of 30-plus years has dropped the motorcycle maker in favor of new business.

KYMCO Rolls Out Three New Scooter Models

KYMCO is the largest scooter manufacturer in Taiwan and currently exports to 88 countries worldwide. Its three newest models are the Downtown 300i, Like 200i and Super 8 50 2T.

Yamaha Announces Second Quarter OHV Access Initiative ‘GRANTs’

$50,000 GRANTed to Five Recipients in Q2; Nearly $1.5 Million to Date Promoting Safe, Responsible OHV Riding and Sustainable, Open Access for Motorized Recreation