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AMA: US Trade Rep won’t remove motorcycles from EU tariff negotiations

PICKERINGTON, OH – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a congressional committee Thursday that while he is “sympathetic” to American motorcyclists, dealerships and others, he cannot remove small-displacement European motorcycles from a proposed import tariff while negotiations continue in a dispute with the European Union over U.S. beef imports. “We need action, not sympathy,” said

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Dealers, former office manager to testify in trial against auctioneer McGregor (UPDATE: Plea deal reached)

UPDATE, June 12, 1 p.m. (Central):  Midwest Public Auction partner Leon Bruce McGregor is taking a plea on state charges of deceptive business practices rather than face a jury, court records show this morning. The record indicates that McGregor appeared for his scheduled trial this morning, withdrew his ‘not guilty’ plea and agreed to an

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Yamaha ups the ante in luxury touring with new Star Venture

UPDATED, 6/7/2017, with new information on the infotainment system from Harman CYPRESS, CA – Yamaha on Monday introduced a new luxury touring model, the Star Venture, powered by an air-cooled 113 cubic inch V-twin fuel injected engine and featuring “luxury” accommodations such as parking assist, a fully featured infotainment system and heated seats. Yamaha debuted

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BRP: Fiscal 2018 revenues will be up ‘4-8 percent,’ Can-Am outpacing industry

VALCOURT, QC – BRP (TSX: DOO) is projecting a good year. Reporting its financial results for its first quarter ending April 30, the Canadian manufacturer said it now expects fiscal 2018 revenue to be 4 to 8 percent above last year — 4 percentage points higher than previous guidance. Year-round products, especially Can-Am off-road vehicles but Spyders

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