The 115-year-old Milwaukee, Wis. -based company, known for its heavy touring motorcycles, is scrambling to revamp its operations as its mainstay customer base ages by tapping into younger buyers, particularly in Asia, by offering nimbler motorcycles with smaller engines.
Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday a global growth plan to revamp its USA business with new products and cost-cutting measures, while also expanding internationally. These included tapping into different areas of the motorcycle market by manufacturing styles of bikes that aren't typically Harley Davidson.
Besides, it will introducing a new modular 500cc to 1250cc middleweight platform of motorcycles that spans three distinct product spaces and four displacements.
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"We're going to be doubling down on existing products", Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich told CNBC on Monday. In a fast-changing world with new consumer demands, these accelerated actions support Harley-Davidson's 2027 objectives with increased focus and strategic investment to reinvigorate the US business while accelerating the pace of global growth.
Harley has also been investing in developing electric motorcycles as well as promoting its learn-to-ride academies at showrooms.
Harley have confirmed the LiveWire will go on sale early in 2019.
The new lineup is meant to fuel Harley-Davidson's customer access and growth in India, the company said.
The two friends were safely pulled back to the shore, but Jones had not been seen since despite a massive search operation. Jones was a biology major with a minor in Islamic studies who had earned a spot in the university's premedical program.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt , on his first official visit to China , quickly acknowledged the "terrible" error. Hunt was using visit to show Britain's commitment to deepening ties post-Brexit between the nations.
A member of the Gendarme caused the two men to stop abruptly and crash before he then pulled Chris Froome off his bicycle. Sky sporting director Nicolas Portal, a former rider with the team, appealed to fans to use common sense.
The injured person was immediately provided with medical care and flown to a hospital with a rescue helicopter. The Associated Press reports that arctic tourism in the region has risen sharply in the last few years.
Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford was particularly pleased for Thomas , a rider he had known since his junior days. From that point he rode the most brilliant Tour, tactically astute but also sensitive to Froome's situation.
Honestly, I feel really good and I'm raring to go, and the minutes [on tour] are only going to help me become fitter. As per reports from ESPN , Juventus and Inter Milan have both shown interest in roping in the right-back.
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Anchor: North Korea appears to have begun dismantling facilities at its missile engine test site in North Pyongan Province. US officials later confirmed that the site that the USA president was referring to was Sohae.
US and EU friendship helps to focus on their common foe - China
The Trump administration announced its intention to impose 25% tariffs on steel and 10% on aluminum that is imported to the U.S. If the answer is yes, the administration says it could slap 20 percent to 25 percent tariffs on $335 billion of auto imports.
NY moves to oust cable provider Spectrum
Shares of Charter (chtr) initially fell more than 2% on the news, but quickly recovered. Charter says it has extended broadband service to 86,000 homes and businesses.
Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Proposal Denied by U.S. SEC
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Comcast tops profit forecasts; cable TV subscriptions fall
Comcast saw its TV subscriber losses accelerate to 140,000 in the second quarter, up from 34,000 in the year-earlier period. Earnings before interest and tax rose 11 per cent to £2.5bn, while earnings per share were up 10 per cent to 67.3p.
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The next close approach, meanwhile, in 2020, will be 38.6 million miles (62 million kilometers), according to NASA . Hubble, one of the largest space telescopes, captured images of dust storms on the Red Planet this summer.