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With a possible trans-Atlantic trade war looming, will Harley Davidson be able to survive any tax hikes imposed by the European Union and other nations? EU sales of Harley Davidsons totalled 39,773 last year, amounting to 16% of all bikes sold and 42% of non-US sales.
Theresa May has criticised the UK home building sector for not supplying enough properties to meet national demand. “The gap between permissions granted and homes built is still too large,” Ms May said. But is she right to blame developers?
A Honda Monkey-Trail Z50A mini bike once owned by the late John Lennon has sold for a record-breaking £57,500. The bike was used by Lennon to travel around his Ascot estate and had a top speed of 25mph. The sale price was almost double the original estimate.
Royal Enfield's heritage can be traced back to Victorian England, but the firm is now primarily based in India. The company is part of the Eicher Motors Group, the truck firm founded by Vikram Lal, the father of present Royal Enfield CEO, Siddhartha Lal. The last British-built Royal Enfield rolled off the lines in 1967, with production being taken over by the Indian subsidiary. Today, all Royal Enfields are built in Chennai, India.
The UK's 11.5bn annual sandwich habit produces the same amount of CO2 as 8.6m cars - according to a new report published by the University of Manchester. Researchers say you can cut your sarnie CO2 in half by making sandwiches at home.
Jaguar Land Rover is reducing the number of vehicles it makes at its Halewood factory, as worries over government policy on diesel engines, allied with Brexit concerns, impact sales. The Range Rover, Discovery Sport and Evoque are built at the Merseyside plant. The rate at which they roll off the line will be reduced. While world sales of JLR vehicles are healthy - jumping 7pc in 2017 - British consumers have been more reserved in their spending.
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