International Dealer News IDN 144 August/September 2018 - Page 3

• CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • PUBLISHER/CO-OWNER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF IDN AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2018 (#144) NEwS ......................................................................10-18,48 ROBIN BRADLEY Comment ..........................................................4 IDN publisher Robin Bradley estimates EU first half motorcycle registrations to likely be between 5.5 and 6.5% and welcomes Harley-Davidson's response to the tariffs robin@dealer-world.com PUBLISHER/CO-OWNER INTERNATIONAL EDITOR SONJA WALLACE sonja@dealer-world.com GENERAL MANAGER German registrations - January-June 2018 sara@dealer-world.com 25,000 TOTAL PTW DESIGN & PRODUCTION DIRECTOR +6.87% 75,000 50,000 2018 SARA VINEY 2017 +10.45% 100,000 MOTORCYCLE MOTOR RCYCLE R C StatZone ......................................................6-9 With half the year gone and the latest motorcycle statistics available for most of Europe's major markets, here is IDN's six month round-up BEN OAG ben@dealer-world.com 5 Rendlesham Mews, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2SZ Great Britain TEL: 0044 (0)1892 511516 FAX: 0044 (0)1892 511517 American Report ........................................19-23 Harley and Polaris/Indian Motorcycle are starting to feel the tariff pain with more to come as latest agreements exclude "auto" related products PROGUIDE ................................................................24-44 p26 TOLL FREE… FROM USA/ CANADA: TEL: 1-866 849 5704 FAX: 1-866 521 0099 p26 p24 If for any reason you can’t connect via our toll free numbers then dial TEL: 01144 1892 511516 Fax: 01144 1892 511517 p31 DISCLAIMERS No part of IDN may be reproduced or used in any way without permission. The views contained in IDN are not necessarily the views of the publishers. Every effort is made to ensure that all material included is as accurate as possible, however the publishers cannot be held responsible for any erroneous statements, facts, figures or mistakes. All trademarks, brand names and other key words are used purely for descriptive purpose s. No approval, endorsement of, or involvement in the contents of IDN is implied by the use of these or any other words, names or marks associated with all or any companies. All trademarks acknowledged. IDN (ISSN 1354- 4074) is published six times a year by Dealer-World.com, 5, Rendlesham Mews, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2SZ, Great Britain. Send address corrections to us at the address shown on this page, or e-mail to: sara@dealer-world.com Print by Warner’s Midlands bourne, lincolnshire, Gb ISSN 1354-4047 • p30 p44 p36 p42 CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS • CONTENTS •