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 […]