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  • White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Vice President Mike Pence look on as President Donald Trump speaks briefly to reporters after greeting Harley Davidson executives on the South Lawn of the White House, February 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Harley chief executive Matt Levatich publicly supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a sweeping 12-nation free trade agreement that Trump scrapped.

  • Polaris now wants to attract new riders with "fun" electric motorcycles as it focuses on the storied Indian brand, which it bought in 2011, Steve Menneto, president of its motorcycles division, told Reuters. Polaris and larger rival Harley-Davidson Inc are increasingly targeting price-conscious millennials as demand skids for big bikes in the United States,...

  • Harley-Davidson execs roll to the White House on motorcycles

    Harley-Davidson executives meet with President Trump via motorcycles. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Harley blues... HOG slips on falling sales

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at whether Harley-Davidson's iconic role in American business is slipping as shares fall on fourth quarter full year results and the company's CEO heads to the White House to meet with President Donald Trump.

  • *Shares fall as much as 5.4 pct to $54.79. The motorcycle maker said dealers in the United States still had too many 2016 models at the end of the fourth quarter, which led Harley to limit shipments of its 2017 models, including higher-margin touring motorcycles with the new "Milwaukee-Eight" engine. "We are concerned about currency going forward and expect that to...

  • The Milwaukee- based company's shares fell about 5 percent to $55.00 in premarket trading on Tuesday. The lower shipment forecast suggests that dealer inventories are still too high, RBC Capital Markets analyst Joseph Spak wrote in a note. In October, Harley said it planned to slow production in the fourth quarter in an effort to work through high inventory...

  • The Milwaukee- based company's shares were down nearly 4 percent at $55.65 in premarket trading on Tuesday. Shipments have been hurt as foreign competitors such as Japan's Honda Motor Co Ltd and Indian motorcycle maker Polaris Industries Inc have cut prices to entice new buyers. Harley's rivals also include Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, as well as Germany's...

  • The Milwaukee- based company's shares were down 2 percent at $56.81 in premarket trading on Tuesday. The motorcycle maker's net income rose to $47.18 million, or 27 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $42.2 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue from motorcycles and related products fell to $933 million from $1.01 billion.

  • Jan 31- Harley-Davidson Inc said motorcycle shipments for 2016 fell short of its estimates and the company forecast shipments for this year to be flat to down modestly. The motorcycle maker's net income rose to $47.18 million, or 27 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $42.2 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue from motorcycles...

  • Ducati will produce only 666 units of this bike

    The bike is a collaboration between Ducati and Diesel and will go on sale worldwide in April.

  • Polaris CEO: Indian Motorcycle is the better horse to ride

    Scott Wine, Polaris chairman and CEO, discusses his decision to end Victory Motorcycles, as well as the risk to global trade under the Trump administration.

  • 'Ultimate gifts' for the ultra wealthy

    David Arnold, Robb Report, discusses his "ultimate" gift guide for the wealthy consumer.

  • BMW unveils a motorcycle straight out of ‘Tron'

    This is BMW’s futuristic motorcycle called Motorrad Vision Next 100. The motorcycle is the last part of  BMW’s Vision Next series and celebrates 100 years of the brand.

  • Harley's shares touched a two-month high on the company's plan to streamline its operations, reorganize and reduce its workforce during the fourth quarter in a move that will cost the company $20 million to $25 million. The company sees demand picking up next year, a view we concur with, " CFRA Research equity analyst Efraim Levy said in a note.

  • Oct 18- Harley-Davidson Inc, facing falling motorcycle sales around the world, said on Tuesday it plans to streamline its operations, reorganize and reduce its workforce during the fourth quarter in a move that will cost the company $20 million to $25 million. Harley-Davidson's retail motorcycle sales fell 7.1 percent in the United States during the third...

  • *Honda to produce Japan scooter models for Yamaha. Honda, the world's largest motorcycle brand by sales, said it would start producing Yamaha's 50- cc engine scooter models for the domestic market at its plant in southern Japan by the end of 2018, based on the manufacturing platform for Honda's small scooter models. By far the largest market for both companies is...

  • Harley-Davidson plans to cut about 200 positions as the company adjusts its production schedule due to a lower forecast for motorcycle shipments.

  • Harley-Davidson plans to slash 200 jobs

    The motorcycle company will lay off hundreds of workers in the fall following sluggish sales this spring.

  • Harley-Davidson reaches settlement with EPA

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on Harley-Davidson's settlement with the EPA over the motorcycle maker's super tuner.

  • Harley's conference call:

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the Harley-Davidson conference call.