BMW'S motorcycle design boss David Robb has left the firm, being replaced by his former understudy Edgar Heinrich.Robb ran BMW's bike design for the last 18 years, a time that has seen the firm's image and sales success transformed.He's overseen
but the further growth it requires needs the support of a world-class industrial partner." He added that several groups in Asia, Europe and the US were interested in a buy-out of Ducati.Insiders believe that prospective buyers include Indian motorcycle
BMW is set to use Husqvarna to spearhead an assault on 'emerging' bike markets in Asia and India according to Financial Times Deutschland.Quoting BMW Motorrad boss Hendrik von Kuenheim, the newspaper reveals that the firm is eyeing potential partnerships with existing brands in e...
GEORGE WHITE is to re-open for business on Saturday 10 March under the new name of Mega Motorcycle Store, focusing on clothing and accessories.George White, which went into administration in January, will return as a new retailer - funded by a
that the current owners, InvestIndustrial, are asking too much (they put Ducati's value at around one billion Euros), saying: “The management's price demand was exorbitant. What would I do if they lowered their demand? Well in that case I could really think
KTM'S Indian partner, Bajaj, has upped its share in the Austrian firm once more – now holding some 47 percent of the company.The link between the two has been successful so far, allowing the development and production of the KTM Duke 125 and 200 at a reasonable cost and giving Ba...
THE EMBITTERED relationship between Suzuki and Volkswagen has finally come to an end. Today Suzuki have terminated the framework agreement between both companies. Suzuki have also demanded that Volkswagen AG return its 19.89% shareholding in the company. The action comes after we...
.The benefit of cleaner technologies introduced to motorcycling could result in green incentives such as zero road tax and allow for an opportunity to prove the green credibility of motorcycling to a sceptical audience, says the BMF.BMF’s Government Relations
IN all the kerfuffle over Ducati's buyout by Audi one key point has largely been missed – namely that the biggest Ducati fan in the whole VW empire could have been forced out just as the deal was being confirmed.Ferdinand Piech, chairman of Volkswagen's supervisory board and form...
MOTOCZYSZ is aiming to make it three wins in a row at the TT Zero next week with the latest version of its E1pc but even as the team is making its way to the Isle of Man the firm has landed a contact to build electric power units for a very different vehicle.Brazilian firm Tac Mo...
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