BMW Motorcycles Selling Like Hotcakes

BMW has had a strong year in selling motorcycles.

BMW Motorrad recently announced that it recorded its best monthly motorcycle sales in company history in March. As the spring riding season has arrived and the improving weather has consumers more optimistic, BMW saw gains in sales. According to the report, BMW sold 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters in March, marking a 16.2 percent increase when […]

KTM Is The Fastest Growing Motorcycle Company In US For 2013

KTM Logo

November retail sales growth figures for KTM North America, Inc. have put the motorcycle company out front as the fastest growing motorcycle company in the US for 2013. KTM’s November unit sales rose 49% compared to the same month in 2012 and year-to-date numbers at the end of November showed KTM leading growth with a […]

Harley-Davidson Provides The Most Satisfaction For Bike Shoppers

Harley-Davidson Provides The Most Satisfaction For Bike Shoppers

Motorcycle dealers for Harley-Davidson have topped the Prospect Satisfaction Index for the second year in a row. The PSI, conducted by marketing company Pied Piper, measures how different brands approach the process of selling motorcycles. It looks at things such as whether or not riders were encouraged to sit on a floor model, offered demo […]

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Riders and bike manufacturers alike are beginning to embrace the idea of gas-free, electric motorcycles as one possible direction for the future of two-wheeled machines. Zero Motorcycles, a California-based company that exclusively produces electric motorcycles, has opened the door for other brands to enter the electric market. Now, it looks as though Yamaha and Husqvarna are […]

Zero Motorcycles Expands Operations

2013 Zero Motorcycles Model Line-Up

There has been a boom in interest for electric bikes recently, which has helped propel Zero Motorcycles to new heights. In fact, demand for the environmentally friendly bikes and accessories is so great that Zero had to move into a new, 47,000-square-foot headquarters in Scotts Valley, California, to expand its operations. The space will allow engineering […]

Motorcycle Sales Drop, But Harley-Davidson Revenue Is Up

Cruisers Parked Under Trees

There’s good and bad news for Harley-Davidson. Although sales of motorcycles themselves fell by about 9.1 percent, overall revenue for the brand was up 15.9 percent. More efficient manufacturing, shipping and overall ways of operating contributed to Harley-Davidson’s ability to increase profit even in a tumultuous economic time. “With our focus on continuous improvement throughout our […]

Honda Motorcycle Sales Hit A High Note

Honda Motorcycle Sales Hit A High Note

Every rider is drawn to his or her own style of motorcycle, and judging by the numbers, people are increasingly becoming attracted to Honda bikes. The company’s fiscal year, which ended March 31, had  some positive news for the motorcycle manufacturer, as more than 15.5 million machines were sold in the time frame. That impressive number was a […]

Young Adults Are Drawn To Harley-Davidson

Young Adults Are Drawn To Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson is probably the most famous and iconic motorcycle brand, and that recognition is paying off for the company. According to data from Polk, Harley-Davidson was the top seller of motorcycles in 2012, marking the fifth straight year it garnered this distinction. The brand specifically performed well with young people ages 18 to 34, Caucasian men over […]

US Motorcycle And ATV Sales Grew In 2012

US Motorcycle Sales Grew In 2012

There’s good news for motorcycle fans in the U.S. Despite previously forecasting a decline in motorcycle sales, the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reported a 2.6 percent increase in the U.S. market during the past year, Motorcycle.com reports. It was the first time since 2002 that new bike sales in all four major segments – scooters, dual […]

Harley-Davidson Had A Strong Year In 2012

Harley-Davidson Had A Strong Year In 2012

It’s been a solid 12 months for motorcycle brands, and Harley-Davidson joined in on the success. The brand posted significant sales increases for both the fourth quarter of 2012 and the past year as a whole. For all of 2012, the American manufacturer of bikes and motorcycle accessories saw a 6.2 percent increase in global sales. […]