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Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

TOKYO, Japan – Honda has announced that the all-new Honda e electric car and the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade supersport motorcycle have each won a  ‘Red Dot’ product design rating*. The Honda e (above) won”Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020′ in the automobile category and ‘Red Dot 2020’ in the meta category of “Smart Products”. ”Honda… Continue reading Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

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Motorcycle filtering: Take some tips from the experts

By RICHARD GLADMAN LONDON, England – IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards in the UK discusses how to filter through traffic on a motorcycle. New rider or experienced, take  few minutes to check on YOUR way of doing it… Only filter when the surrounding traffic is moving at less than 30km/h and exceed… Continue reading Motorcycle filtering: Take some tips from the experts

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Ducati bringing 5 new models to Motorcycle Live

Bikes, bikes, bikes at UK’s 2017 Motorcycle Live show New Ducati accessories and clothing to browse Centre-stage will be limited-edition V4 Speciale LONDON, England – The 2018 Ducati range will be on display at this year’s Motorcycle Live (18-16 2017) – five new models with the most prominent the Panigale V4. It’s a machine which,… Continue reading Ducati bringing 5 new models to Motorcycle Live

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Decade of smarter motorcycles will cut crashes

Urbanisation will change motorcycles as we know them Bosch tech will make motorcycles fit for the future Light electric vehicles will reduce complexity and cost MILAN, Italy – Megatrends such as urbanisation and Earth-friendly sustainability are apparently about to fundamentally change mobility and the use of motorcycles. Dirk Hoheisel, a member of the Bosch management… Continue reading Decade of smarter motorcycles will cut crashes

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Motorcycle crash-bags just got simpler with BMW

Riding protection on and off-road Full-body impact-absorbtion Nothing to be fitted to the motorcycle BMW Motorrad launches Airbag Jacket Street Air Dry by Alpinestars. Street Airbag System for improved motorcycling safety. MUNICH, Germany – BMW Motorrad is launching its Street Air by Alpinestars, an advanced motor-cycle crash-bag system that clailms to give comprehensive upper-body protection… Continue reading Motorcycle crash-bags just got simpler with BMW

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2015 UK motorcycle sales hit 30-year record

LONDON, England – More ‘commuter-sized’ motorcycles and scooters were sold in Britain during 2015 than in any year since comparative records began in 1983 and an expert predicts it’s not going to stop. The UK’s Motorcycle Industry Association reported 2015 registrations for all powered two-wheelers as up by more than 12% on 2014: more than… Continue reading 2015 UK motorcycle sales hit 30-year record

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Memory Lane trip for Suzuki at ’15 Motorcycle Live

BIRMINGHAM, England – Suzuki is heading down Memory Lane ahead of the 2015 edition of Motorcycle Live in Birmingham, central England, with an original GSX-R750F being restored for its stand. The show will open on November 28 and the restoration will continue through the days of the event. The bike, part of Suzuki’s Vintage Parts… Continue reading Memory Lane trip for Suzuki at ’15 Motorcycle Live

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Suzuki scores against the big guys at Simola 2022

GEORGE, South Africa – Two Suzuki Swift Sport units – not usually seen as performance cars and representing the automaker with a manual and auto – set some unexpectedly fast times and even a place on their class podium. The cars set times of 54.913sec (Reuben van Niekerk, auto) and 54.580sec (Wesley Greybe, manual) whose… Continue reading Suzuki scores against the big guys at Simola 2022

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Suzuki soaring: Record sales of cars, bikes, and boat-power

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki Auto SA sold 2102 new vehicles in December 2021 to, the company says, scored a passenger vehicle market share of 8.18% with deliveries of 27 583 new units. ”It’s our best year yet,” the company’s brand marketing manager Brandon Carpenter told The Corner. ”We also reported five dealer sales records and… Continue reading Suzuki soaring: Record sales of cars, bikes, and boat-power