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U.S. boat sales heating up

April 22, 2014

As the weather warms and dealerships head into the busy season, personal watercraft sales spiked in March, exceeding the previous March sales by greater than 5 percent according to the latest data from Info-Link Technologies. The category has been in positive territory since July of 2013, and the category... Read more »

AMA reports that EPA admits ethanol damages engines

April 22, 2014

News Release The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA statements are found in... Read more »

Ducati’s U.K. registrations highest ever in March

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April 22, 2014

News release After finishing the second half of 2013 with record registrations, Ducati UK has maintained momentum with March delivering the best ever registrations in a single month since Ducati UK became operational in 2000. The Ducati UK sales network of 33 dealers registered a total of 483 motorcycles... Read more »

Harley-Davidson Q1 earnings, retail motorcycle sales rise

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April 22, 2014

News release Harley-Davidson, Inc. first-quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share of $1.21 grew 22.2% from the year-ago period on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies. First-quarter net income was $265.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.73 billion, compared... Read more »

Industry veteran Jim Hansen passes away

April 21, 2014

Jim Hansen, 71, former publisher at Ehlert Publishing Group, Inc., passed away recently after a battle with liver disease. Hansen had a longtime industry presence. He was the publisher of Cycle World magazine from 1980-1990, and president of American Roadracing magazine during its run in the early ’90s.... Read more »

Kyle Wyman Racing releases response to disqualification from Daytona XR1200 race

April 17, 2014

News release Kyle Wyman of Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has released his statement regarding AMA Pro Racing’s decision to disqualify his Millennium Technologies-sponsored Harley Davidson XR1200 from the Vance & Hines XR1200 series at Daytona event that took place last month at Daytona’s International... Read more »

Analyst’s Polaris dealer checks in Vegas show strong quarter

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April 17, 2014

Following a round of dealer checks with Polaris dealers in Las Vegas, BMO Capital Markets analyst Gerrick Johnson reports being “highly encouraged by the feedback” obtained. Johnson selected the region because Las Vegas “has not had any discernable impact on sales and performance of Polaris products.... Read more »

ADP announces plan for spin-off of Dealer Services business, including Lightspeed

April 17, 2014

News release ADP® (Nasdaq:ADP), a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, announced that the company’s Board of Directors has approved a plan to separate the Dealer Services business into an independent publicly traded company through a tax-free spin-off of 100% of... Read more »

New Viking Concept V-twin designed by Fisker

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April 17, 2014

News release Lauge Jensen motorcycles is today unveiling the Viking Concept at the Top Marques luxury brands show in Monaco. This premium motorcycle is a design study that blends the talents of two of Denmark’s most creative talents: Anders Kirk Johansen, an industrialist whose family invented LEGO™,... Read more »

Indian dealership planned for Sturgis

April 17, 2014

Bruce Eide, of Vern Eide MotoPlex in Sioux Falls, S.D., will be opening an Indian dealership in the heart of Sturgis. The new showroom will be located at 2106 Lazelle St., the Rapid City Journal reports. The dealership is expected to open May 1, and it will employ eight people. Eide also carries Indian... Read more »

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