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Mar 22, 2002

Duke Of York Visits Fire-damaged Triumph Factory

From a Triumph press release:<BR><BR>STATEMENT REGARDING HRH THE DUKE OF YORK'S VISIT TO TRIUMPH MOTORCYLES IN HINCKLEY<BR><BR>NEWNAN, Ga., March 22, 2002 -- His Royal Highness The Duke of York, Prince Andrew, visited the fire damaged Triumph motorcycle factory in Hinckley, Leicestershire on Thursday, March 21, 2002 in his role as Special Representative for International Trade and Investment. He met with company representatives and staff at the factory on Jacknell Road, which had part of one of the manufacturing facilities damaged by fire last Friday.<BR><BR>The Duke's activities in this new role will be in support of British Trade International (BTI), the government body set up to support UK companies trading internationally and encourage foreign investment.<BR><BR>Triumph Motorcycles America, Ltd., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Triumph Motorcycles, the manufacturer of Triumph motorcycles and accessories. Triumph Motorcycles America is located in Newnan, Georgia and services the Triumph dealer organization throughout the United States, Canada and Latin America<BR>