Honda have announced that they are going to close their manufacturing plant in Marysville, Ohio and move production to Japan in what we can only imagine is a cost-cutting excercise.This story must be salt in the wounds of Honda employees, especially
KAWASAKI is to transfer production of some of its medium and large-sized motorcycles from Japan to Thailand starting in 2010.The decision has been made because of cheaper labour costs, according to a report by financial experts Bloomberg.The company
YOU KNOW the worldwide economic situation must be bad when Honda halt motorcycle production, but that's exactly what they're planning in Spain.Latest reports say the world's largest motorcycle manufacturer is ceasing production at the company
.According to Reuters news agency, Yamaha will halt production at its main assembly plant, to reduce output by 13,000 motorcycles as a starting point. Further reductions in production are expected over the coming months.
KAWASAKI HEAVY Industries Ltd. will spend 2 billion yen (US$16 million; euro12 million) increasing its annual motorcycle production capacity in Thailand.The company aim to raise capacity at its plant in Thailand to 100,000 motorcycles a year from
HONDA JAPAN is planning to increase motorcycle production in the company's Vietnam factories by 500,000 units per year, following a £46.5 million investment.The boost in figures will see both of the company's Vietnamese plants churning out around 2
, recreational vehicles, marine sports vehicles and spare parts.The news comes following an announcement that Honda is also to cut production at plants around the world, including motorcycle and motor car factories.
FOLLOWING MONTHS of speculation, Italian marque Moto Morini has stopped motorcycle production and closed its factory doors. The company went into receivership just two months ago, making crafty use of a financial loophole in Italian law to stave off
IN AN EMOTIONAL short video, company founder Erik Buell has announced that Buell Motorcycles is to cease motorbike production with immediate effect.The Harley-Davidson-owned company has produced motorcycles for the last 26 years. It's unclear
Brandchannel tracks product placement in movies and their readers were asked to vote which brand was most memorable as a result. Apple topped the charts, with Ducati sharing the second spot with Audi.Tron Legacy, Wall Street 2, Knight and Day
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