Matt McGee

Harley-Davidson To Pay $15M To Resolve Creation Of “Super Tuners” That Violate Emission Standards

Turns out that the use of so-called “defeat devices” to cheat federal emissions standards isn’t just relegated to four-wheeled vehicles made by Volkswagen. Harley-Davidson today agreed to settle charges it violated the Clean Air Act by paying $15 million, as well as buying back and destroying nearly 340,000 “super tuners” that emit higher amounts of certain air pollutants than what the company certified to EPA.  [More]

Matt McGee

Safety Regulators Looking Into Brake Failure In 400K Harley Davidson Motorcycles

After receiving reports of three accidents resulting in two injuries, federal safety regulators have opened an investigation into possible brake failure in several Harley-Davidson motorcycle models.  [More]

Matt McGee

Harley-Davidson Recalls All 2014 Touring Bikes, Including Trikes And Custom Designs

By now we’re used to vehicle recalls reaching into the hundred thousands, but this one is a bit different. Harley-Davidson is calling back nearly 126,000 motorcycles because a problem with the clutch could lead to crashes. [More]


Can A Harley Be A Harley Without All The Noise? Company Introduces Its First Electric Motorcycle

Growing up in the home of the Harley-Davidson, none other than Milwaukee, WI, I can conjure up the sound of a Harley’s engine just by closing my eyes. Such a skill could be handy for anyone longing to hear that distinctive rumble when faced with the company’s first electric motorcycle, just introduced today. [More]

All these are worth less than a popular messaging app.

27 Major Companies That Are Worth Less Than WhatsApp

Just how big of a deal is the $19 billion WhatsApp is getting from Facebook in the acquisition announced yesterday? It’s a pretty freaking big deal — especially when you consider that there are a whole lot of major companies –including many that produce physical goods you can reach out and touch — that have been around longer than WhatsApp and are worth a lot less. [More]

Harley Davidson Says It'll Restore Motorcycle Washed Away By Tsunami

Harley Davidson Says It'll Restore Motorcycle Washed Away By Tsunami

If your heart has been feeling a little chilly, here’s a chance for it to warm right up: Harley Davidson says it’ll restore a motorcycle found washed up in British Columbia, that was swept away during the tsunami that hit Japan last year.