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04/09/2013    Chinese lock out Americans in tyre takeover row

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Resistance to the acquisition of Cooper Tire and Rubber, the American-owned manufacturers of Avon motorcycle tyres, by Apollo Tyres of India continues unabated, with workers at the Cooper Chengshan...

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03/09/2013    EUROPE-WIDE BIKE SALES DECLINE CONTINUES

Latest market update for July from European motorcycle manufacturers association ACEM shows that a powered two-wheeler sales retreat is persisting, mainly pulled down by Italy — which dropped by 31....

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30/08/2013    SPARES SHORTAGE HITS BMW MOTORRAD

BMW motorcycle dealers — and their aggrieved customers — have been hit by worldwide spares shortages, following the introduction of a new supply-management system at BMW Group’s centralised parts...

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29/08/2013    POLARIS BUILDING ATV FACTORY IN EUROPE

US powersports group Polaris Industries, which includes the Victory and recently-relaunched Indian motorcycle brands in its portfolio, has begun construction of a second European production plant at...

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29/08/2013    German sales heading upwards

New registrations in the German market continue a slow recovery. Total sales for the first six months of this year were up 3.58 per cent to 14,267 with motorcycle sales up by 4.06 per cent to 9,407...

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