Tag Archives: Victory

Indian Still Makes Motorcycles

August 18, 2014

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While the soulless humanoids who now run Harley-Davidson continue their quest to keep the motor company afloat by blowing hot air at hipsters their chief domestic competitor, Polaris, wants to sell you a better motorcycle. This month that better motorcycle is the 2015 Indian Scout, a model the original Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company discontinued in […]

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Hooray For Harley

October 22, 2013

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Harley-Davidson appears to have turned the corner financially. The company seemed doomed to bankruptcy in 2008. See “Harley Is Doomed” from January 2010. The motor company’s profits for the quarter ending with September rose 21 percent. Sales in the United States increased by 20 percent over July through September last year. Harley made a profit this […]

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Harley and Victory Downsize

January 23, 2009

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Harley-Davidson Incorporated, the leading American motorcycle manufacturer, and Polaris Industries Incorporated, the company behind Victory Motorcycles and Harley’s best capitalized competitor in the heavyweight motorcycle market, both announced significant layoffs Friday. In a cautiously worded statement, Harley said it will eliminate 1,100 jobs. The motor company also announced it will close two engine plants near […]

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