Harley-Davidson sues Chinese to protect trademark trade

Harley-Davidson caught in Trump trade war

Harley-Davidson has finally issued a statement in the ongoing trade war sparked by President Donald Trump’s dubious claims that America is disadvantaged by import duties. It started when Trump complained about India’s import duties affecting Harley and escalated when Trump threatened to raise import duties on steel and aluminium, prompting threats of retaliatory 25% duty …

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and Iron 1200 - revelation

Will Harley electric bike be a Revelation?

Harley-Davidson has launched two new Sportster variants – Iron 1200 and Forty-Eight Special – and applied for the trademark name H-D Revelation which could be the name for their electric bike to be released next year. CEO Matt Levatich last month defrayed concern about their fourth consecutive year of sliding sales by announcing they would …

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Harley-Davidson recalls quarter million bikes over ABS issue

Harley-Davidson recalls quarter million bikes

Harley-Davidson is recalling more than a quarter of a million motorcycles worldwide over an issue with antilock brakes in 2008-11 Touring, CVO and V-Rod models. It has nothing to do with the recent global Brembo brake issue. The Harley ABS issue came to light in July 2016 after 43 complaints, three crashes and two injuries. …

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Harley-Davidson Screamin' Eagle Street Performance Tuner waiving

Greens oppose waiving Harley pollution fines

Environmental groups, 10 states and the District of Columbia are opposing President Trump waiving $US3m in pollution fines for Harley-Davidson. The American motorcycle manufacturer copped massive fines under the Obama administration fines for fitting 340,000 Screamin’ Eagle tuners that emit illegal amounts of pollution. Harley had agreed to buy back the tuners, pay $12m in civil penalties …

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Harley launches electric bike in 2019

Harley-Davidson has announced it will launch an electric motorcycle within the next 18 months, which would be mid 2019. The announcement comes straight after posting a big sales slump in 2017 and Harley announcing they will close their Kansas City plant. Harley global sales fell 6.7% to 241,498 in 2017 compared with 2016. US sales fell …

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Harley-Davidson Kansas City factory waiving tariff

Harley closes factory in global sales slump

The global motorcycle sales slump has forced Harley-Davidson to close one factory, while Royal Enfield sales cool and Indian Motorcycle sales boom. Harley will close their Kansas City plant which makes Softail, Sportster and Street models and move operations to their York, Pennsylvania, factory which assembles Touring, CVO and Trike models and makes parts such as frames, …

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Harley-Davidson adds Brass Collection 48x

Harley registers 48X and Pan America

Pan America and 48X could be two of about 10 new models for Harley-Davidson in 2018. Two weeks ago, Harley-Davidson registered the trademarks “Bronx” and “Harley-Davidson Bronx” with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Now they have registered “Pan America” and “48X” with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Spain. These three models …

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Harley and Indian big-bore flat trackers race spending snow

Harley spending big to beat Indian

Harley-Davidson is spending big on American flat track racing next year to reverse a humiliating defeat by Indian Motorcycle that points to a showroom war for younger riders Indian returned to flat-track racing in 2017 after more than six decades and not only beat Harley, it won the top three positions and thoroughly dominated the …

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