TROPHY UK, a subsidiary of the French parent of motorcycle seat and soft luggage manufacturer Bagster, has acquired Bagster’s long-standing UK trade distributor Baglux.Trophy UK is part of Holding Trophy, one of Europe’s top five motorcycle
A PROPOSED electric two-wheeler joint venture between Hero Group - the majority shareholder in Indian motorcycle giant Hero Honda - and British electric vehicle components specialist Ultra Motor has been binned. The two companies have decided
AUDI TT sports cars will act as roads-open and course inspection vehicles at the 2008 Isle of Man TT as part of a two-year sponsorship package. The German brand is also supporting the event with cash and as ‘vehicle partner’ will supply eight of its top-spec TTS models for use by...
MANX TOURISM minister Adrian Earnshaw, head of the TT organising committee, says coroner Michael Moyle’s verdict ‘recommendations’ will be reviewed in the near future but also more-or-less claims it’s all been covered since the incident anyway.According to Earnshaw, new TT organi...
EUROPEAN UNION transport commissioner Jacques Barrot has unveiled plans to allow for the cross-border pursuit of foreign car drivers and motorcyclists who flount traffic laws in other European countries. Barrot wants to put a Europe-wide information and enforcement system in plac...
NET PROFIT dropped sharply at Piaggio, Europe’s largest motorcycle and scooter manufacturer, in 2007 despite growing sales - thanks to an eye-bleedingly big tax bill.Piaggio’s sales revenue in 2007 grew by 5.3 per cent to £1.3bn with a 2.4 per cent
HONDA INDIA along with other motorcycle and scooter manufacturers Bajaj and Kinetic are considering the development of gas-powered bikes.In a country where buses, cars and auto-rickshaws already widely use LPG - a clean-burning and high
DUCATI'S SALES revenue in its first 2008 financial quarter to 31 March earned pole position on the industry grid with a 48 per cent increase to £112m, thanks to rip-snorting new top-dollar tackle like the 848 and 1098R Superbikes and Desmosedici RR. Operating profit punched throu...
they would play no significant role in the future of racing on the Island and read out a list of the people he was referring to. Chief marshal Roger Hurst and former clerk of the course Neil Hanson - a colleague of Moyle’s in the Manx legal profession - were
year, after the organiser in 2007 - the Manx Motorcycle Club - said it didn’t have the resources to deal with them all.Hannay had then decided that he had the power to ‘sign-off’ the lay-by area at the 26th Milestone as a prohibited zone because he
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