Japanese manufacturers exported fewer new motorcycles to the United States and Canada in November compared to the same month in 2007.
Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and Kawasaki exported 35,683 new motorcycles to the United States, a nearly 11 percent drop from the year-ago period, according to the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA).
The decrease to Canada was even more significant. Metric manufacturers exported 2,693 new bikes to Canada, a 36 percent decline from the year-ago period.
For more information on JAMA’s November details, see an upcoming issue of Powersports Business.