Consumer Goods Companies Announce Leadership Changes, Marketing Campaigns and Introduce New Racing Machines - Research Report on

Consumer Goods Companies Announce Leadership Changes, Marketing Campaigns and
 Introduce New Racing Machines - Research Report on Harley-Davidson, Polaris
                  Industries, Thor Industries, LKQ and Honda

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NEW YORK, August 22, 2013

NEW YORK, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG), Polaris Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PII), Thor
Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO), LKQ Corp. (NASDAQ: LKQ) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
(NYSE: HMC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Harley-Davidson, Inc. Research Report

On August 19, 2013, Harley-Davidson, Inc. (Harley-Davidson) announced its
first-ever global marketing campaign - created under the "United by
Independents" banner -for a revolutionary line of new 2014 motorcycles. The
company stated that the star of the show is not a single bike, but rather
eight new bikes under the banner Project Rushmore. According to the
Harley-Davidson, Project Rushmore used rider insights that was collected by
the brand during thousands of rides and personal interactions with customers
in order to deliver never-before-seen motorcycling enhancements, such as the
first original-equipment voice recognition and touch screen for music, GPS
navigation and on-motorcycle phone, while the fitting soundtrack for this
fan-inspired effort is a gutsy, modern re-imagination of The Beatles' iconic
hit, "Come Together." Mark-Hans Richer, Harley-Davidson Senior Vice President
and Chief Marketing Officer said, "Our new products and media partnerships are
writing the new history of Harley-Davidson, and we're always open to what's
next. But no matter what, 100 years from now our customers will still lead
us."The Full Research Report on Harley-Davidson, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


Polaris Industries, Inc. Research Report

On August 19, 2013, Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) announced the
appointment of Tim Larson to the newly created position of Vice President,
Global Customer Excellence, with immediate effect. According to Polaris,
leading companies must stay ahead of customers' rapidly changing expectations,
and for Polaris, this meant delivering excellence at each customer touch
point, across its current global dealer network, business units, channels and
technology, as well as evaluate strategic expansion of distribution channels
and customer base. To address this need, the Company has created the new
leadership position directly accountable for those intersections to deliver a
truly differentiated customer experience. Prior to this new role, Larson
served as President and CEO at Jostens, Inc. The Full Research Report on
Polaris Industries, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Thor Industries Inc. Research Report

On August 9, 2013, Thor Industries Inc. (Thor Industries) announced that Don
Emahiser has resigned as President of Crossroads RV (a Thor subsidiary) to
pursue other interests, with immediate effect. President and CEO, Bob Martin
said, "We appreciate Don's service to our Company and wish him well on his
future endeavors. Fortunately, we have a strong bench of management talent at
Thor and Crossroads that should help ensure this management transition is
smooth. We will begin the process of hiring a new president for Crossroads
immediately and we hope to have the search completed within our fiscal first
quarter. In the interim, I will be working closely with the management team at
Crossroads to ensure that our operations continue running effectively and we
continue to provide our dealers with the service and products they expect."
The Full Research Report on Thor Industries Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: []


LKQ Corp. Research Report

On August 13, 2013, LKQ Corp. (LKQ) announced that Kevin F. Flynn, a member of
the LKQ Board of Directors, passed away on August 12, 2013. The Company stated
that Mr. Flynn was key in the initial formation of LKQ, facilitated a number
of acquisitions and financings, and served on the Board for more than nine
years. President and CEO Robert L. Wagman, commented, "We are shocked and
deeply saddened by the sudden death of our colleague. Kevin was a valued
member of the Board of Directors and he will be sorely missed." Joseph
Holsten, Chairman of the Board of Directors, added, "Kevin's death is a
tragedy for his family and a great loss to our company. I greatly appreciated
his wisdom and counsel on company matters." The Full Research Report on LKQ
Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:


Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Research Report

On August 16, 2013, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) introduced the NSX
CONCEPT-GT, a racing machine designated for entry in the GT500 class of the
2014 SUPER GT Series Round 5 2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT at Suzuka Circuit.
According to the Company, The NSX CONCEPT-GT is a dedicated racing vehicle
based on the NSX Concept, the next-generation super sports model that made its
debut in January 2012 at the North American International Auto Show in
Detroit, Michigan, USA. Honda informed that the NSX CONCEPT-GT meets the Japan
Automobile Federation's GT500 regulations for 2014. The Company ALSO stated
that along with a mid-mounted 2.0 L inline direct-injection 4-cylinder turbo
engine, the vehicle is equipped with a racing hybrid system. The Full Research
Report on Honda Motor Co., Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:



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