Harley-Davidson will look for new leadership as President and CEO Matthew Levatich is stepping down. The company announcing Friday Levatich
Look, I like the brand. It's a great motorcycle. But I'm not beyond walking away from these guys and going somewhere else and I could care less whether anyone likes my bike, or slots me for the bike I ride. Having said that, it's nice to know if I'm going to buy a bike the local dealers aren't all going to go bankrupt like they did with my POS Yamaha 35 years ago.as a brand supporter
what would you like to see HD focus on going forward?
Will they, though?Eventually, sales will rise again as the Millennials, who are a large generation, get their finances in order (owning house, solid job, marriage, etc.).
This answer pretty much sums up why the company is failing. It's own clientele doesn't want the company to succeed. Instead wishing for their exclusive club to remain small and exclusive.So shrinking Harley Davidson is the only answer. Lower production, less dealers, and a focus on what they do best: large, glitzy motorcycles.
Harley-Davidson shifts base for China exports to Thailand ...
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- Apr 24, 2019 - NEW YORK -- Harley-Davidson said on Tuesday it plans to move manufacturing of its China-bound motorcycles out of the U.S. to Thailand this year to escape Chinese tariffs levied on American vehicle imports.