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Blasting its new fiscal year off the line, Honda produced excellent first-quarter results. However, the small print pointed to Asia and other emerging markets as largely responsible for this success...

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12/08/2022    YAMAHA: GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

Yamaha’s motorcycle business held up remarkably well in the first half of 2022. But an erratic model mix meant increased turnover was sullied by reduced profitability. BDN financial editor Roger...

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11/08/2022    Adventure Country Tracks come to the UK

A new arrival on British shores is Adventure Country Tracks (ACT eV.), a German-based not-for-profit organisation creating motorcycle adventure rides across Europe. After plotting five cross-country...

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11/08/2022    Inflation risks

We’re in a time of high inflation – something that few business owners and managers have experienced unless they were in the trade during the 1970s and 1980s when double-digit inflation figures were...

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11/08/2022    Charlie Harris – a talented friend

It was with a heavy heart that I learned of the recent death of Charlie Harris from pneumonia after a short spell in hospital; he was 78. As he was affectionately known, CH was one of my longest...

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