December 16, 2018
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Harley-Davidson Closing K.C. Plant As Sales Tumble

MILWAUKEE – Harley-Davidson this morning announced that its Kansas City assembly plant will close. The announcement came in conjunction with a press release stating that the company’s retail motorcycle sales tumbled in 2017. U.S. sales dropped 8.5 percent from 2016, while worldwide sales dropped 6.7 percent. Harley-Davidson shipped 241,498 bikes …

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Video: Closer Look at 2018 Honda Gold Wing

NEW YORK – Three examples of the redesigned 2018 Honda Gold Wing were displayed at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show this past weekend. RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland talked with Bill Savino, manager of product planning for Honda, about the new Gold Wing: Here are the specs for the Gold Wing:  

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Indian Continues To Grab Market Share

MINNEAPOLIS – Buried in the press release from Polaris Industries on its 2017 third quarter results this week was some striking news about Indian. The brand’s market share surpassed the 10 percent mark in September. Motorcycle industry sales in the 900cc and above category “were down high-single digits” in Q3, …

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