Every year, J. D. Power highlights the automobiles that retain the highest percentage of their original price after three years. But the vehicle that beats them all never makes the list. This winner would seem an unlikely value champ. It looks much as it did 72 years ago, when it made its debut. It has a sparse half cubic foot of luggage space, and...

Back in the early 50s, extremely successful and very sexy Italian automaker Maserati was split into three separate companies—Maserati Automobil which made cars, Fonderie di Modena which was a foundry, and Fabbrica Candele e Accumulatori Maserati which made, of all things, lightbulbs and spark plugs. Only Maserati Automobil was supposed to keep the...

At EICMA 2018, Ducati Motor Holding is pleased to announce that Hudson Valley Motorcycles has been selected as the 2018 Dealer of the Year, America’s region. Located in Ossining, New York, the dealership was chosen based on a commitment to success across sales, service, customer engagement and comprehensive marketing activities. The dealership has...

The racetrack is the birthplace of new technology for the automobile and motorcycle world, hence the catch-phrase: “Race on Sunday; sell on Monday.” Now, thanks to a collaboration with hybrid cloud data services and data management company NetApp Inc., legendary Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding SpA is taking the popular saying l...

When a mythic Italian brand and one of the most famous racers of all time get together, it is usually for something special. Mike Hailwood, known as “Mike the Bike” due to his astounding racing record of 14 wins in the epic Isle of Man TT, four consecutive 500cc World Championships, three 250cc World Championships and two 350cc World Championships....

Despite Wisconsin being the traditional homeland of Harley-Davidson, there is a strong affection for machines of Italian origin in the region, as well. Doubters need only mark their calendar for the annual Wisconsin Moto Guzzi Riders Rally. The 34th Annual Wisconsin Moto Guzzi Riders Rally was held on August 3 to 5, 2018 at Lake Joy Campgroundnear...

Vespa's first fully electric scooter, the Elettrica, will go into production in September and be available for purchase in the United States at the beginning of 2019. The announcement was made by Piaggio, the parent company of the Italian scooter manufacturer. According to the statement, the Elettrica has a lithium battery that's designed to delive...

The annual Amerivespa Rally is always a great scooter event! But anyone who has ever attended an Amerivespa knows that it isn't about the scooters it's about the people! Amerivespa brings Scooterati together from all over America and the world. Some are old friends that have known each other for years and some are great friends that we just met! We...

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday. In the automotive world, it’s an old axiom that still holds today. For Ducati’s (VOW.DE) factory racing team, a win earlier this month at its home Italian MotoGP was a brief respite for what has been a tough season for them. But, tough season or not, Ducati’s name and heritage means it will sell bikes, even in the lea...

Get ready to see a whole lot of scooters on the streets of Richmond. Amerivespa, the largest scooter rally in the country, is coming to town this weekend. The national scooter rally will be bringing 400 scooterists to Richmond for five days of guided scooter rides, meetups and socializing. The Graduate Richmond hotel on West Franklin Street will be...