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February 7, 2007
Harley-Davidson Inc. said it planned to lay off as many as 740 employees and reduce production at two facilities because of a strike at its largest plant.
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February 23, 2007 | From Reuters
Workers at Harley-Davidson Inc.'s largest plant approved a new contract, ending a 3-week-old strike that cost the company an estimated $11 million a day. Frank Larkin, a spokesman for the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, said the contract, which will raise workers' pay 12% over three years, was approved by more than 80% of the members of the union's Local 175.
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BUSINESS
February 17, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc. said it had reached a tentative labor agreement with union workers at its largest manufacturing plant in York, Pa., a breakthrough in the 2-week-old strike by nearly 2,800 employees. A vote by the union rank and file is expected next week, the company said.
BUSINESS
February 17, 2007 | From the Associated Press
Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc. said it had reached a tentative labor agreement with union workers at its largest manufacturing plant in York, Pa., a breakthrough in the 2-week-old strike by nearly 2,800 employees. A vote by the union rank and file is expected next week, the company said.
BUSINESS
June 21, 2000 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harley-Davidson Inc., the Milwaukee manufacturer of the best-selling big bikes in the country, has pulled the plug on its effort to obtain federal trademark protection for the syncopated "potato-potato-potato" chug of its idling V-twin motorcycle engine.
BUSINESS
February 23, 2007 | From Reuters
Workers at Harley-Davidson Inc.'s largest plant approved a new contract, ending a 3-week-old strike that cost the company an estimated $11 million a day. Frank Larkin, a spokesman for the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, said the contract, which will raise workers' pay 12% over three years, was approved by more than 80% of the members of the union's Local 175.
BUSINESS
December 15, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Harley Recalls 2 Types of Motorcycles: Harley-Davidson Inc. announced the recall of two types of motorcycles to repair electrical and fuel problems. Harley is recalling motorcycles with 1340cc engines from its FX, FXR, FL and FXD model groups made from June, 1989, through July, 1991. The company said the carburetor overflow system on the engines might release excess fuel onto the ground.
BUSINESS
October 26, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Harley-Davidson Says SEC Looking Into Trading: Harley-Davidson Inc. said the Securities and Exchange Commission is conducting an informal inquiry into trading in its stock in advance of this week's announcement of unexpectedly weak earnings growth. The motorcycle maker's stock dropped 31% over the past two sessions with about a third of that decline coming in advance of the release of its third-quarter earnings report.
BUSINESS
February 7, 2007
Harley-Davidson Inc. said it planned to lay off as many as 740 employees and reduce production at two facilities because of a strike at its largest plant.
BUSINESS
April 14, 2005 | From Associated Press
Harley-Davidson Inc. said its fiscal first-quarter earnings rose 11% from last year, but the motorcycle maker also cut its shipment and earnings forecasts for this year because of weak sales. Harley-Davidson reported first-quarter profit of $227.2 million, or 77 cents a share, up from $204.6 million, or 68 cents, a year earlier. Revenue rose 5% to $1.24 billion from $1.17 billion. Harley shares fell $9.84, or nearly 17%, to $48.93 on the New York Stock Exchange.
NATIONAL
August 31, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
About 10,000 Harley-Davidsons, their riders wearing anything from hog masks and feather boas to black leather, roared through Milwaukee in an eight-mile parade celebrating the company's 100th anniversary. The event was as much a tapestry of red, white and blue as the motorcycle icon's signature orange and black. Willie G. Davidson, a grandson of Harley-Davidson's co-founder, and his wife led the parade.
NEWS
July 18, 2001
Here's a first look at the controversial new V-Rod that Harley-Davidson Motors will introduce later this year. With a base price of $16,995 and a host of high-tech goodies not found on traditional kidney-rattling Harley hogs, the liquid-cooled, 115-horsepower, dual-overhead cam V-Rod is aimed at bringing fanciers of high-end Japanese and European performance bikes into the Milwaukee motorcycle maker's camp.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Harley-Davidson Inc. reported a 28% jump in second-quarter earnings to $115.6 million, or 38 cents a share, and boosted its production goal for the year because of increased demand for its motorcycles. Sales increased 13% to $850.9 million. The company, which makes about half the heavyweight motorcycles sold in the U.S. and one in four worldwide, plans to spend $145 million for expansion at its assembly complex in Pennsylvania and add 275 jobs to help meet demand.
BUSINESS
October 12, 2000 | From Reuters and Bloomberg News
General Electric Co. said Wednesday that third-quarter earnings rose 20%, as analysts expected, boosted by strong across-the-board growth in its industrial operations. GE, the world's biggest company in terms of stock market capitalization, said earnings rose to $3.18 billion, or 32 cents a share, from $2.65 billion, or 27 cents, a year earlier. Revenue rose 18% to $32.01 billion.
BUSINESS
January 23, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Harley-Davidson to Sell Unit: The Milwaukee-based company, focusing on its strong motorcycle business, said it agreed to sell its Holiday Rambler recreational vehicle division to Monaco Coach Corp., a Junction, Ore.-based manufacturer of luxury leisure vehicles, for $50 million. Harley-Davidson Inc., the only major U.S.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Harley-Davidson Inc. reported a 28% jump in second-quarter earnings to $115.6 million, or 38 cents a share, and boosted its production goal for the year because of increased demand for its motorcycles. Sales increased 13% to $850.9 million. The company, which makes about half the heavyweight motorcycles sold in the U.S. and one in four worldwide, plans to spend $145 million for expansion at its assembly complex in Pennsylvania and add 275 jobs to help meet demand.
BUSINESS
June 21, 2000 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harley-Davidson Inc., the Milwaukee manufacturer of the best-selling big bikes in the country, has pulled the plug on its effort to obtain federal trademark protection for the syncopated "potato-potato-potato" chug of its idling V-twin motorcycle engine.
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