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2011-06-06 16:17:00

MILWAUKEE, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) today announced a $100,000 donation from The Harley-Davidson Foundation to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts following the flooding and tornadoes that occurred in the U.S., including Missouri, Alabama and Oklahoma. The Foundation has earmarked $50,000 of the donation to support efforts in Joplin, Missouri. The remaining $50,000 will support the Red Cross' General Disaster Relief Fund. "Our hearts go...

2011-05-25 16:50:00

MILWAUKEE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two American icons, outlaw country music and Harley-Davidson Motor Company, launch the summer concert season this Memorial Day weekend with Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown tour. This second annual outdoor music tour mixes some of the hottest young artists in country music with the rogue roots of Harley-Davidson and America. "Harley-Davidson and Country Throwdown represent the true essence of the American spirit, one that is deeply rooted in...

2011-05-19 11:15:00

SINGAPORE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson Motor Company announced today the official opening of its Asia Pacific headquarters during an event held at the Company's new regional office in Singapore. The region office had been based at the Company's global headquarters in Milwaukee. "This office is brick and mortar proof of Harley-Davidson's commitment to the Asia Pacific region and to introducing the brand's ideals of individuality and self-expression to more customers here,"...

2011-05-04 15:12:00

MILWAUKEE, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize the increasing number of women who are hitting the open road on two wheels, as well as inspire even more women to get into the saddle of their own motorcycle, Harley-Davidson celebrates its 3rd Annual Women Riders Month this May. Women riders represent one of the fastest growing demographics in the sport of motorcycling. In fact, the Motorcycle Industry Council reports women now account for 23 percent of all U.S. motorcyclists and...

2011-04-30 12:08:00

MILWAUKEE, April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.125 per share for the second quarter of 2011. The dividend is payable June 17, 2011 to the holders of record of the Company's common stock on June 2, 2011. The second quarter 2011 dividend represents an increase of 25% over the previous dividend paid on March 4, 2011. Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

MILWAUKEE, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin motorists have a new opportunity to support motorcycle safety initiatives throughout the state. Harley-Davidson Motor Company today announced it is partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to offer the first-ever Harley-Davidson branded automotive license plate to motorists in Wisconsin. This plate will be available for automobiles, light trucks and motor homes. The Harley-Davidson/Share the Road plate officially...

2011-03-22 16:29:00

MILWAUKEE, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) today announced a $250,000 donation from The Harley-Davidson Foundation to support relief efforts following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Harley-Davidson Foundation's contribution to the American Red Cross will aid in the overall disaster relief efforts. "Our hearts go out to all the people in Japan who have been impacted by these tragic events," said Foundation President Gail Lione. "It is important to...

2011-02-28 13:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today it will move forward with the implementation of a new production system at its Kansas City, Mo. vehicle operations following a vote by the plant's unionized employees ratifying a new seven-year labor agreement. The new labor agreement with employees represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 176 and the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 760 takes...

2011-02-10 15:15:00

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.10 per share for the first quarter of 2011. The dividend is payable March 4, 2011 to the holders of record of the Company's common stock on February 22, 2011. Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. SOURCE Harley-Davidson, Inc.

2011-01-21 09:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lean as wire, hard as iron and dark as a tar road at midnight, Harley-Davidson introduces the new Blackline motorcycle, a Softail designed to celebrate the place young riders want to grow into, but not out of. The Blackline is the next rebellious chapter for the iconic American brand that now holds the number one position with consumers age 18-34. This latest creation in the Dark Custom movement embodies three fundamentals of motorcycling:...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.