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Harley-Davidson Plans Direct Distribution To Independent Dealers In Canada

MILWAUKEE and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) will transition to a model of direct distribution to independently owned dealers in Canada by July 31, 2017, when the company's current agreement ends with Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, the exclusive distributor of Harley-Davidson products in Canada since 1973. The two companies are also in discussions about a possible agreement to move up the transition in Canadian operations to as early as the third quarter of 2015. As part of its global growth strategy, Harley-Davidson has largely migrated to a globally consistent model of direct distribution to independently owned dealers and, in rec...

Harley-Davidson® Project LiveWire™ Experience Tour Expands To International Destinations

H-D Invites Riders around the World to Help Shape its First Electric Motorcycle MILWAUKEE, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Riders around the world will have the chance to add their voices to help shape the future of Project LiveWire™, Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle, as the company's Project LiveWire™ Experience tour expands globally in 2015. Building on the excitement of Project LiveWire's debut last year, select consumers in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the United States will have an opportunity to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to guide the development of the new motorcycle, beginning this week with events at Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit. "Proje...

Matt Levatich, Harley-Davidson Motor Company President and COO, Named President and CEO of Harley-Davidson, Inc.

CURRENT CEO and CHAIRMAN KEITH WANDELL TO RETIRE MAY 1 MILWAUKEE, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has named Matthew S. (Matt) Levatich, currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, to succeed Keith Wandell as President and Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Inc. upon Wandell's retirement May 1, 2015. Levatich has also been elected, through Board action, to the Harley-Davidson Board of Directors. The leadership transition comes at a time of great brand strength and Company performance. Since early in Wandell's tenure, Harley-Davidson has benefited from a clear and compelling strategic plan. Along with major t...

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. INCREASES DIVIDEND

MILWAUKEE, February 4, 2015 - The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.31 per share for the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 13 percent compared to the fourth quarter 2014 dividend of $0.275 per share. The dividend is payable March 6, 2015, to the holders of record of the Company's common stock on February 18, 2015. Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. # # # Media Contact: Kristen Cunningham (414) 343-4251Financial Contact: Amy Giuffre (414) 343-8002 HUG#1891972

Harley-Davidson Delivers Strong Full-Year 2014 Financial Performance

Diluted EPS Rises 18.3 Percent on 5.6 Percent Revenue Growth Retail Motorcycle Sales Grow Worldwide On Strength in International Markets MILWAUKEE , Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson , Inc. (NYSE: HOG) full-year 2014 diluted earnings per share increased 18.3 percent to $3.88 compared to diluted EPS of $3.28 in 2013. Net income was $844.6 million on consolidated revenue of $6.23 billion compared to full-year 2013 net income of $734.0 million on consolidated revenue of $5.90 billion. For the fourth quarter of 2014, diluted EPS increased 2.9 percent year-over-year to $0.35....

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. TO REPORT FOURTH-QUARTER EARNINGS JAN. 29, 2015

Webcast Conference Call Scheduled for 8 a.m. CST  MILWAUKEE, Dec. 22, 2014 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) will release its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 financial results before market hours Jan. 29, 2015.  The public is invited to attend an audio webcast from 8-9 a.m. CST with Keith Wandell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and John Olin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Harley-Davidson, Inc.  A downloadable slide presentation will also be available as support to the webcast. Webcast participants should log on and register at least ten minutes prior to the start time at http://investor.harley-davidson.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=87981&p=irol-calendar...

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. DECLARES DIVIDEND

MILWAUKEE, December 2, 2014 - The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.275 per share for the fourth quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable December 26, 2014 to the holders of record of the Company's common stock on December 16, 2014. Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. # # # Media Contact: Bob Klein (414) 343-8664Financial Contact: Amy Giuffre (414) 343-8002 HUG#1876354

Mission Special Delivery: Harley-Davidson Partners With Wounded Warrior Project; Surprises Vets With 2015 Motorcycles

H-D and WWP to Co-Develop Riding Program to Help Treat Veterans Living with PTSD MILWAUKEE, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) made a special delivery of new 2015 motorcycles to six U.S. military veterans, today. The surprise jumpstarts a new partnership between Harley-Davidson and Wounded Warrior Project to help improve the lives of service men and women living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Bill Davidson, great-grandson of company co-founder William A. Davidson, along with six Harley-Davidson employees who are veterans, rode the bikes – led by police motorcade – to Wounded Warrior Project headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla. The team of riders gifted...

Harley-Davidson Third-Quarter Retail Motorcycle Sales Rise

Dealer New Motorcycle Sales Grow 3.8 Percent Worldwide, 3.4 Percent in U.S. on Strength of August Launch of 2015 Motorcycles EPS Rises 20.1 Percent through Nine Months MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company's diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to diluted EPS of $0.73, net income of $162.7 million and revenue of $1.34 billion in the year-ago period. Third-quarter results reflect lower motorcycle shipments, as pl...

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. TO REPORT THIRD-QUARTER EARNINGS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

Webcast Conference Call Scheduled for 8:00 A.M. CT Milwaukee, September 22, 2014 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) will release its third-quarter financial results before market hours on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.  The public is invited to attend an audio webcast with Keith Wandell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and John Olin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Harley-Davidson, Inc. from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM (Central Time).  A downloadable slide presentation will also be available as support to the webcast. Webcast participants should log on and register at least ten minutes prior to the start time at http://investor.harley-davidson.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=8...