Month: September 2009

Ducati unveiled a new version of its twitchy little torque monster today

The Italian manufacturer’s much-loved Hypermotard will soon be available in a 796 cc version for $2,000 less than its 1,100 cc older brother. Final specs for the bike aren’t yet available, but the mini Hypermotard will be lighter weight with a lower seat height without sacrificing much of its Ritalin-esque appeal. The new 796 L-twin

Harley-Davidson, Inc. Names John Olin Chief Financial Officer

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) has named John Olin Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,effective immediately. Olin, 48, has served as interim CFO of Harley-Davidson,Inc. since May 1, 2009, and as Harley-Davidson Motor Company’s Vice Presidentand Controller since joining the organization in May 2003.”John is a seasoned financial executive with domestic and global experiencewho is deeply