October 16, 2008
A Calgary motorcycle dealership has launched a lawsuit against Honda Canada Inc. over the auto maker's Powerhouse concept that brings together the sales of cars, motorcycles, lawn mowers and other products under one roof.
Blackfoot Motorcycle Ltd., which began selling Honda motorcycles and other equipment in 1970, is suing Honda for $1.5-million after its dealership agreement with the company was terminated at the end of 2007.
The relationship began falling apart in 2006, Blackfoot alleged in filings with the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, when Honda began urging the motorcycle dealership to help it sell off excess inventory that Honda had ordered.
The motorcycle outlet feared it would lose $100,000 through the program and resisted Honda's pleas. To read the rest of the article: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081016.RHONDA16/TPStory/Business