Harley-Davidson Lay-Offs. The Harley factory in Kansas City, Mo. will be laying off between 130-140 employees effective June 30th, 2013. Seventy-five of those workers are casual employees or season workers. Harley Davidson says those employees help during the seasonal surge production.
California Air Resources Board Fines 2 New Exhaust Manufacturers. Bassani And Danmoto. ARB fines exhaust makers Bassani, Danmoto. Both companies have been fined for failure to obtain CARB Executive Orders that exempt emissions-related parts from California’s anti-tampering laws. Bassani will pay a civil penalty of $3000, Danmoto $6000. Since the beginning of the year, CARB fined Akrapovic America $88,000 and Vance & Hines $500,000.
Harley-Davidson Plans Las Vegas Strip Dealership. Harley-Davidson fans will soon get their kicks on the Las Vegas Strip. A new $18 million flagship dealership is planned for the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard near McCarran Airport. It will replace the current dealership on Eastern Avenue. Officials say the new facility will attract both locals and Harley-riding visitors who come to Sin City. It’s expected to open in October 2014.