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Hanoi to ban motorcycles by 2030

Hanoi plans to ban motorcycles and scooters by 2030 in a move that is disturbingly growing across the world and reflects an upcoming movie about a future where motorcycles are banned. Vietnam’s capital is the second-most polluted in the world, prompting the city council to announce their intended ban on al powered two-wheelers. Hanoi will …

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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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Honda Monkey Bike faces axe over pollution controls - lennon

Pollution kills off small-capacity bikes

The iconic Honda monkey bike and many other 50-100cc Honda and Suzuki scooters and bikes are about to face the axe thanks to tough new Japanese pollution regulations. The companies are retiring a host of 50cc scooters and bikes this year, including the monkey bike which ends production this month. They warn small-capacity bikes may …

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Trump aid for Harley-Davidson penalty

President Trump is coming to the aid of Harley-Davidson which was slapped with massive fines last year for fitting aftermarket tuners that emit illegal amounts of pollution. His administration has waived a $US3m portion of the fines in which Harley had to pay to replace conventional wood stoves with cleaner-burning versions. Harley will still have to pay the …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Touring models get the 107 Milwaukee Eight engine Road King air-cooled

When will air-cooled Harleys end?

The ever-toughening emissions laws have many riders wondering when will air-cooled engines in brands such as Harley-Davidson come to a sad end. The good news, is it’s a long way off yet! That’s according to Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Product Portfolio director Peter Michael Keppler. Ironically, Peter was speaking to us at the launch of the liquid-cooled …

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Ex-thief advises on securing your bike London motorcycles tax happiest commuters rampant A British survey has found that riding a motorcycle makes you safer on a bicycle and vice versa, while other surveys show riders are the safest motorists. bike insurance

Should motorcycles be tax exempt?

Motorcycles are one of the solutions to traffic congestion, air pollution, overburdened infrastructure and lack of parking space, yet, not only are there few tax incentives, we face more taxes. London’s congestion tax exemption was a shining example of how motorcycles and scooters are the answer and should be tax exempt. There are now 55,000 …

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