Hitachi, Honda Merge 4 Partsmaking Units

Hitachi Ltd. and Honda Motor Co. are creating a new company that combines four of their automotive and motorcycle components businesses.
#TriumphMotorcycles #Hitachi #Honda


Mahindra Buys Out Peugeot Motorcycles

A European subsidiary of India's Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. has agreed to buy the remaining 49% of Peugeot Motorcycles it didn’t already own.  
#Peugeot #Mahindra #TriumphMotorcycles


Yamaha to Stick with Motorcycles

Motorcycle specialist Yamaha Motor Corp., which has partnered with Gordon Murray Design Ltd. on several concept cars, is no longer pursuing any automotive projects.
#europe #Sony #TriumphMotorcycles


Honda Accelerates EV Plans

Honda Motor Co. expects all of its European sales will come from hybrid and pure electric vehicles by 2022, three years earlier than previously planned.
#TriumphMotorcycles #asia #Honda


Polestar Names 1st N. American Retail Partner

Volvo Cars Corp.’s Polestar electric vehicle unit has selected Groupe Park Avenue in Montreal as its first retail partner in North America.
#facilities #Geely #europe


Harley-Davidson Stops Output of Electric Bike

Harley-Davidson Inc. has stopped production and delivery of its first electric motorcycle model, the LiveWire, because of an undisclosed flaw.
#HarleyDavidson #TriumphMotorcycles #HP


VW Considers Options for Lamborghini Unit

Volkswagen AG reportedly is studying a possible sale, initial public offering or merger into another legal entity for its Lamborghini super car unit.
#Audi #Lamborghini #europe


Honda Relocates HR-V Output in Mexico

Honda Motor Co. says it will move Mexican production of its HR-V small crossover next spring from El Salto, Jalisco, to Celaya, Guanajuato.
#facilities #americas #TriumphMotorcycles


Paris Readies “Noise Radar” Tech

Paris has begun testing a device that can automatically measure a vehicle’s noise level and issue a ticket if local laws have been violated.
#tech #TriumphMotorcycles #europe


Amazon Ponders a Stake in Indonesia’s Go-Jek

Amazon.com Inc. reportedly may acquire a stake in Indonesian ride-hailing service Go-Jek Group.
#Mitsubishi #TriumphMotorcycles #Amazon


Honda to End Carmaking in Argentina Next Year

Honda Motor Co. says it will stop making cars in Argentina next year and convert its factory there to a motorcycle plant.
#Honda #americas #TriumphMotorcycles


Japan’s Musashi Invests in Solid-State Battery Developer

Japan’s Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co. has made an unspecified investment in KeraCel Inc., a Silicon-Valley-based startup developing solid-state batteries that can be produced via 3D-printing technology.
#tech #Toyota #TriumphMotorcycles


Honda’s Net Profit Falls 29%

Honda Motor Co.’s adjusted net profit dropped 29% to 172 billion yen ($1.6 billion) in the fiscal first quarter ended June 30.
#TriumphMotorcycles #asia #Honda

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Mitsubishi Invests in Go-Jek Mobility Services

Mitsubishi Corp. and affiliate Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have made an unspecified investment in Go-Jek, an Indonesia-based multi-service mobility platform.
#Mitsubishi #asia #TriumphMotorcycles

Singh Named CEO of BMW India

BMW AG has appointed Rudratej Singh as the president and CEO of the company’s operations in India, effective Aug. 1.
#BMW #asia #TriumphMotorcycles

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Uber Debuts “Qute”-based Ride-Hailing Service in India

Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a low-priced ride-hailing service in Bengaluru, India, that uses tiny vehicles touted as “greener” than cars and more comfortable than three-wheel rickshaws.
#HP #TriumphMotorcycles

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India Pushes Electrification for Commercial Cars

India could require ride-hailing services such as Ola and Uber to switch to electric power for 40% of their vehicles by April 2026.
#asia #TriumphMotorcycles


Clever Structural Engineering for EV Motorcycle

Although the Vector is an innovative, electric, high-performance café racer, it also happens to be extraordinarily well-designed.
#Carbon #Brembo #Samsung


U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Off to a Shaky Start

Working level talks about avoiding hefty U.S. tariffs on cars from Japan began with the two sides far apart, The Nikkei reports.


First-Quarter Results Sag for Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc.’s first-quarter consolidated revenue fell 10% to $1.4 billion, and net earnings plunged one-third to $128 million.
#HarleyDavidson #TriumphMotorcycles