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Tuesday, 3 October 2017

News Briefs

Harley-Davidson has approved a cash dividend of $0.365 per share for the third quarter of 2017. The dividend is payable Sept. 22, 2017 to the shareholders of record of the Company's common stock as of Sept. 12, 2017.

After a 47-year career, Joe Majesky is retiring from Yuasa Batteries. He will continue to advise Yuasa in the powersports market as a consultant.
Roseau, Minnesota based Polaris Industries is adding to its logistics resources with a new 14,580 sq ft hangar at Flying Cloud Airport Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Harley-Davidson has taken legal action against a group of Chinese counterfeiters they allege to be selling fake authorized merchandise online – parts, apparel and jewelry. The action includes a $2m claim for “each and every use of the Harley-Davidson trademarks.”

Just as the U.S. Congress passed enabling legislation to place competency for Autonomous Vehicle regulations firmly into the domain of Federal rather than State regulatory frameworks, and in so doing ‘green flagging’ an easy-in process of introduction of such vehicles in the United States, news had emerged that Yamaha Motor R&D has been trialling “intelligent vehicle technology” for UTV off-road use. Features include a drive-by-wire system and point-to-point navigation sensors.

Harley-Davidson has announced a three-year shirt sponsorship of hometown NBA side the Milwaukee Bucks.