Harley-Davidson India will proceed its India Operations past January 2021. The firm mentioned that actions like gross sales, companies, components availability, HOG rallies and gross sales of merchandise will proceed like regular.
Harley-Davidson says it is going to intention to proceed its India operations in a standard method put up Jan 2021
About a few months in the past, Harley-Davidson introduced its exit from the Indian market. The firm did signal a partnership and distribution settlement with Hero MotoCorp for promoting and servicing Harley-Davidson bikes, promoting components and equipment, in addition to normal merchandise, using gear and attire by means of a community of brand-exclusive Harley-Davidson sellers and Hero’s current dealership community in India. Now, the corporate has provided higher readability on its India operations January 2021 onwards, through a press release.
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Sajeev Rajasekharan, Managing Director – Asia Emerging Markets and India, Harley-Davidson, mentioned, “As we change our business model in India, we are pleased to be continuing our journey in the country together with Hero MotoCorp. We are working closely with Hero to ensure a smooth transition for our riders. We are providing our riders with updates as available and have assured them that Harley-Davidson motorcycle, parts and accessories and general merchandise sales, as well as after-sale services, warranty and H.O.G. activities will continue from January 2021 onwards.”
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The assertion makes it clear that H-D India will proceed its India operation as per plan. The excellent news is that Harley is aiming to renew HOG (Harley Owners Group) actions as properly. Plus, the corporate has promised to maintain the riders knowledgeable of updates as and when obtainable. Plus the corporate additionally says that it’ll proceed to launch new bikes in India beneath its settlement with Hero MotoCorp.
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Current Harley-Davidson sellers will proceed their operations until December 31, 2020 and new dealerships and repair factors will introduced later. Harley-Davidson sellers in India have spoken out towards the American motorbike model’s choice to exit operations in India. The sellers say that Harley-Davidson has left them within the lurch, and the compensation provided to them is way beneath expectations, calling it ‘unreasonable’ and ‘peanuts’ in comparison with the investments every of the 33 Harley-Davidson dealerships has made throughout the nation through the years. The sellers say Harley-Davidson by no means intimated them in regards to the firm’s plans to exit the Indian market, and so they solely bought to know in regards to the information by means of media studies. The sellers had appointed regulation agency AZB & Partners and are exploring authorized choices as properly. But there hasn’t been a improvement since then.
More particulars might be revealed in direction of the top of December 2020 about Harley-Davidson’s future plans for India.