Silicon Valley company Alta Motors is making a faster, quieter, and more nimble version of the traditional gas-powered motorcycle.
April 19- U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc beat Wall Street estimates with its first-quarter sales and earnings, but shares dipped amid concern about the company's eroding U.S. market share, rising bike inventories and higher marketing costs. Sales in the United States, where it is typically the market leader, slipped 0.5 percent.
*Sony Corp halted production of image sensors at its plant in Kumamoto. *Honda Motor Co Ltd halted production at its motorcycle plant in Kumamoto with an annual production capacity of 250,000. It will keep production on hold through Monday. *Renesas Electronics Corp closed its plant in Kumamoto, which produces microcontroller chips for automobiles.
TOKYO, April 15- Manufacturers including Honda Motor and Sony Corp halted production at plants in southwestern Japan on Friday to inspect for any damage from the previous night's earthquake. Honda said it had yet to decide when production would resume at its motorcycle plant around 20 kms northwest of the city of Kumamoto, which was shaken by Thursday's quake.
The trend of middle-age men spending cash on fast cars and big bikes isn’t likely to end, Matt Levatich, CEO of Harley-Davidson told CNBC.
Matt Levatich, president and CEO of Harley-Davidson, says consumers are pulling back due to uncertainty but people have more money and want to live.
Matt Levatich, president and CEO of Harley-Davidson, discusses being a premium brand, how to drive demand and manufacturing in America.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan runs through Harley-Davidson's mixed quarterly results.
Matt Levatich, Harley-Davidson Motor Company president & CEO, and CNBC's Morgan Brennan, discuss the company's earnings miss, and strategy to grow demand globally.
Scott Wine, Polaris Industries CEO, talks about demand for the company's high-speed trike, which was originally banned for sale in some states because it didn't fit into any existing motor vehicle categories.
Warren Buffett unapologetically defended Clayton Homes on Saturday from accusations of predatory lending.
Warren Buffett rejected the idea that Berkshire is so big that it is now too big to fail and requires tighter regulatory oversight.
A close look at Harley-Davidson's newest models, with incoming CEO Matt Levatich.
Harley-Davidson's incoming CEO and current President and COO, Matt Levatich, shares his vision to transform the company and promote growth.
Harley-Davidson's earnings slipped as a stronger U.S. dollar hurt the motorcycle maker's bottom line, which still topped analyst expectations.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Mahindra Group's plan to expand its electric scooters business in the U.S.
CNBC's Jim Cramer is HOG-wild over Harley-Davidson's earnings beat. Also Cramer weighs in on Warren Buffet's holdings in Coca-Cola & IBM, and Verizon and Texas Instruments' quarterly numbers.
Harley is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year. The USA Today reports.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the electric motorcycle is currently not for sale but will embark on a 30-city tour where customers will be invited to test ride it and provide feedback, says Matt Levatich, Harley-Davidson president & COO.
Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle as the iconic company aims to carve a niche in technology for electric vehicles.