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Harley-Davidson to Buy Italian Motorcycle Maker

July 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Harley-Davidson to Buy Italian Motorcycle Maker · Harley-Davidson, News

Harley-Davidson said Friday it would buy the Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta Group for about $109 million to increase its presence in Europe.

MV Agusta makes a line of premium sport motorcycles under its name brand and a line of lightweight motorcycles under the Cagiva brand.

The deal will help Harley-Davidson expand into the European market as sales slump in the United States, where consumers are pulling back on spending...

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Harley-Davidson plans York County layoffs

June 19th, 2008 · Comments Off on Harley-Davidson plans York County layoffs · Harley-Davidson

ORK, Pa. — Harley Davidson says it is laying off an unspecified number of employees in York County next week.

The motorcycle maker says the temporary layoff is in addition to a June 30-through-July 3 shutdown at the...

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Harley ad campaign heaps biker scorn on doomsayers

May 4th, 2008 · Comments Off on Harley ad campaign heaps biker scorn on doomsayers · Harley-Davidson

"Screw it. Let's Ride." That's the advice that Harley-Davidson Inc, the motorcycle maker whose sales have been dragged down by the U.S. economic slowdown, has for customers fearful of falling home values, rising gas prices and a stagnant job market.

In a rare national newspaper and magazine advertising campaign called "We Don't Do Fear," the company ...

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Analysts: Aging riders also pose challenges for Harley

April 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Analysts: Aging riders also pose challenges for Harley · Harley-Davidson

Analysts who track Harley-Davidson Inc. mostly agree with company officials who said a sluggish economy is to blame for the company's falling motorcycle sales.

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History of the Shovelhead Engine

April 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on History of the Shovelhead Engine · Harley-Davidson

There is no bike on the road that looks like a Harley-Davidson. Over the manufacturer’s century-long history, the look of the Harley has changed and the true enthusiast can tell the year of a bike at a glance. One of the most obvious clues is the distinctive Harley engine.

For twenty years, Harleys got their look from the Shovelhead engine, the engine that...

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Harley-Davidson Employees in Wisconsin Approve New Labor Agreements

April 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Harley-Davidson Employees in Wisconsin Approve New Labor Agreements · Harley-Davidson

MILWAUKEE, April 4, 2008 -- All three unions representing Harley-Davidson employees in Wisconsin voted today to ratify new collective bargaining agreements with the Company. The new four-year agreements, which cover approximately 2,210 employees, became effective retroactive to April 1.

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Posh bikes revving up amid slow economy

March 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Posh bikes revving up amid slow economy · Ducati, Harley-Davidson, News

Get set for an invasion of high-end motorcycles — just as the economy is heading into a possible recession.

Manufacturers are rolling out a troop of powerful, opulent, feature-laden machines at prices that would have seemed outlandish for something on two wheels just a few years ago.

Several motorcycles that recently went on sale or are expected in dealerships this spring cost between $15,000 and $40,000, more than a Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan.

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Harley-Davidson Museum Rolls out Invitation to Adventure

March 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Harley-Davidson Museum Rolls out Invitation to Adventure · Harley-Davidson

MILWAUKEE--Harley-Davidson is inviting people worldwide to become a part of the Harley-Davidson Museum family through its new Membership program. Opening its doors in July 2008, the Harley-Davidson Museum is offering several membership levels, and those who join the Museum by June 1, 2008 will be invited to a pre-grand opening preview of the Museum, subject to capacity. All who have signed up in 2008 will forever be known as “Founding Members.”...

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Richard Hammond takes to the road on custom Harley Davidson

March 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Richard Hammond takes to the road on custom Harley Davidson · Harley-Davidson

Former MCN columnist and BBC Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond is back on two wheels, after taking delivery of a highly customised Harley Davidson Street Glide. The motorcycle was prepared by London-based dealer Warrs, and features a 200-section rear wheel,...

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Harley-Davidson’s Women’s Day Ride Raises More Than $67,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association

March 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Harley-Davidson’s Women’s Day Ride Raises More Than $67,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association · Harley-Davidson

Hundreds of Women Riders Were Joined by Motor Company Founder's Great-Granddaughter, Karen Davidson, and American Idol Star, Kimberley Locke

Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2008 -- On March 4th, hundreds of Harley-Davidson women riders joined together in Daytona Beach, Fla., along with Season two "American Idol" star Kimberley Locke for one of the largest Harley-Davidson women's rides in history.

Originally, the Harley-Davidson Women's Day Ride benefitting Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) was to be limited to 105 women, but after an incredible response from women riders asking to join the Women's Day Ride, Harley-Davidson decided to increase the size to accommodate the large demand.

Locke and hundreds of other...

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