Harley-Davidson is discontinuing its operations in India, the world’s largest motorcycle market. It has struggled to grab market share since entering the country in 2011, and has consistently sold fewer than 3,000 of its iconic bikes. Auto experts have said that high taxes, a drop in discretionary spending, and low-cost […]
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attendees are packing bars, wrestling in bikinis, and scoffing at the few who wear face masks. Some attendees have taken a cavalier approach to the deadly virus, which has engulfed the United States, killing more than 163,000 people as of August 10. One recovering coronavirus victim at […]
Vagabund design studio transformed a 1991 Honda NX 650 motorcycle into a custom offroad vehicle. Many of the new elements were 3D printed, including the fuel tank. The entire project took about two years. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Vagabund design studio in Austria builds custom motorcycles, and […]
French motorcycle company Newron Motors announced a new design for a wooden, electric motorcycle. The EV-1 charges fully in about 40 minutes and can go from 0-62 mph in three seconds. The motorcycle is now available to preorder. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Electric-powered vehicles are everywhere, from […]
Harley-Davidson is the most well-known American motorcycle brand in the world, but that status may be preventing the company’s future growth. Its core customers helped the company reach new heights in 2006. But today, Harley is facing challenges reaching new customers. Without new riders, the company might slowly erode. Visit […]
French auto-manufacturer Ludovic Lazareth has released a futuristic flying motorcycle. Lazareth added onto the design of another motorcycle, creating the LVM 496 with turbines that allow it to fly several feet above the ground. The limited edition designs will cost $US560,000 each, and only five will be produced. Visit Business […]
Aston Martin just unveiled its first motorcycle: the AMB 001. The carbon-fibre motorbike was made in partnership with English motorcycle-maker Brough Superior. AMB 001 has 180 horsepower and a MSRP of about $US119,559, not including a 20% VAT. Only 100 examples will be made. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Harley-Davidson‘s profit plunged as President Donald Trump’s tariffs hurt sales. The company is also contending with decreased demand as their core customer ages. Watch Harley-Davidson trade live. The motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson reported quarterly operating profits plunged almost 27% from a year ago as it contended with decreasing demand for its […]
A 33-year-old Florida woman was found dead on I-95 on Friday. Police believe Jennifer St. Clair fell off her date’s motorcycle during a first date and was struck repeatedly by oncoming traffic. According to her family, her date left St. Clair behind and did not attempt to help her or […]
BMWMotorrad created a self-drivingmotorcycle designed to assist inattentive motorcyclists. This tech is similar to how Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in self-stopping cars or cars with lane assist aid drivers. While this model isn’t for commercial use, the tech inside it could be used in future motorcycles. Check it out […]
Walt Moss builds custom vehicles out of the spare parts from his trucking business. His motorcycle, bus, and trike all have semi parts, and they’re all tuned for max power. Following is a transcript of the video. This trike is made to look like a semitruck. The hood of a […]
American motorcycle company Harley-Davidson announced it would move some of its production outside of the US in response to the trade spat between the EU and President Donald Trump. Harley’s move is an example of what economists say will likely be a growing trend: businesses leaving the US because of […]
This personal airbag could help protect hip injuries. It’s called the Hip’Air. The concept is being developed by Helite, a company that specialises in airbag protection. Here’s how it can protect against injury. The airbag uses an algorithm to determine when someone is falling. When a fall is detected, two […]
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