Brammo Motorsports' future in Oregon remains a question

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Brammo Motorsports owner Craig Bramscher said he has little desire to move the company from Ashland, but seven states are actively pursuing the electric motorcycle maker.

One state has put together an incentive package worth $41 million. So far, he's taken the pitches without taking the bat off his shoulder.

"When there are opportunities for tens of millions of dollars, it's hard to ignore," he conceded. "As the CEO and a shareholder, I have to ponder the short and long term. There is a lot of interest in clean technology and transportation _ not only in other states, but other countries. If there is any way possible to build the company and have the primary facility here and create jobs, that's what I want to do."

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