Current GM Claudio Domenicali (pictured) is succeeding Gabriele Del Torchio as CEO of Ducati, it was announced this morning. The move comes one year after Audi bought the company and six years since Del Torchio took the reigns, challenged with … Continued
BMW will add sub-500cc models to its range, building them in India in partnership with TVS Motor Company. Those bikes will be sold both in India and in Western markets. This is a huge departure from tradition for the German … Continued
As we delve into 2013, the motorcycle industry prepares itself like a boxer gearing up for another long round. Having been sent to the mat already, the industry is still visibly shaken. But we are finally starting to land a … Continued
KTM will be releasing the 390 Duke for the US market for the 2014 model year, Stefan Pierer confirmed in an interview with the Indian daily Business Standard. The 390 Duke is manufactured at a plant in Chakan, India by … Continued
Suspension maker KYB and Yamaha Motor Co have signed a deal that sees the motorcycle manufacturer take a 33.4% stake in the company while moving much of its production to India. The move will obviously lower production costs for Yamaha’s … Continued
In a shock move, KTM CEO Stefan Pierer just bought Husqvarna from BMW, just five years after BMW itself acquired it from MV Agusta and pumped a ton of cash into development of new street models. What gives? Our friends … Continued
News of Husqvarna’s sale to KTM CEO Stefan Pierer was met with much skepticism yesterday. It shouldn’t have been. Here’s the official press release announcing the move.