Japanese motorcycle manufacturers exported more than 1,500
bikes to Canada in July, an increase of more than 50 percent over July 2009.
Exports into the United States declined, however.
Automobile Manufacturers Association, which represents the big four Japanese
manufacturers and others, said 5,445 motorcycles were exported to the U.S. in
July, a decrease of 39 percent compared to the previous July.
Exports to the U.S. also fell off for the first half of the
year, down 24 percent compared to the first six months of 2009.