Triumph Motorcycles To Move HQ Near Atlanta Airport. Following Porsche, it’s now the turn of British motorcycles manufacturer Triumph to move to the Hartsfield Centre office complex near the Atlanta airport. Triumph will be relocating about 50 jobs to and hiring dozens more employees in the next five years. Company executives said the new site will make it easier to bring clients and distributors to a showroom and offices.
Harley-Davidson 4 Millionth Motorcycle Has Been Delivered. On Monday afternoon, the owners of the 4 millionth motorcycle made at York vehicle operations have been visiting the plant to watch their motorcycle being completed. Robert and Susan Shingler, of Summerfield, S.C. recently bought the 4 millionth motorcycle have toured the factory to see the processes and met the people who made their midnight pearl Road Glide Ultra motorcycle.
Erik Buell Racing Secures Dealer Floorplan Financing. Erik Buell Racing (EBR) has about 30 dealers selling the company 1st production bike, the 1190RS. Through an agreement with GE Capital, EBR dealers will obtain bikes financing allowing them to stock more bikes on the showroomm. “I’m pleased that GE Capital, with its decades of experience in the motorsports industry, continues to support emerging manufacturers like EBR.” said Erik Buell.
Harley-Davidson Inc. Hired An Executive From The Boeing Co. To Serve On Its Board. Michael Cave joined Harley-Davidson’s board effective Dec. 4. Cave, has sever since 2010 as the senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Mike brings significant expertise in finance, operations, strategic planning and business development to our board,” said Harley-Davidson chairman, president and chief executive officer Keith Wandell. “As we continue to expand our reach throughout the world, we will benefit from Mike’s successful work with a strong, global company.” Cave’s election expands the Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) board to 13 directors. His term expires at the company’s 2013 annual shareholders meeting