Harley-Davidson India will proceed its India Operations past January 2021. The corporate mentioned that actions like gross sales, companies, components availability, HOG rallies and gross sales of merchandise will proceed like regular.
Harley-Davidson says it would intention to proceed its India operations in a traditional method submit Jan 2021
About a few months in the past, Harley-Davidson introduced its exit from the Indian market. The corporate did signal a partnership and distribution settlement with Hero MotoCorp for promoting and servicing Harley-Davidson bikes, promoting components and equipment, in addition to basic merchandise, using gear and attire by a community of brand-exclusive Harley-Davidson sellers and Hero’s present dealership community in India. Now, the corporate has supplied higher readability on its India operations January 2021 onwards, by way of an announcement.
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Sajeev Rajasekharan, Managing Director – Asia Rising Markets and India, Harley-Davidson, mentioned, “As we alter our enterprise mannequin in India, we’re happy to be persevering with our journey within the nation along with Hero MotoCorp. We’re working carefully with Hero to make sure a clean transition for our riders. We’re offering our riders with updates as obtainable and have assured them that Harley-Davidson bike, components and equipment and basic merchandise gross sales, in addition to after-sale companies, guarantee and H.O.G. actions will proceed 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 Homeowners Group) actions as nicely. Plus, the corporate has promised to maintain the riders knowledgeable of updates as and when obtainable. Plus the corporate additionally says that it’s going to proceed to launch new bikes in India below its settlement with Hero MotoCorp.
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Present 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 bike model’s resolution to exit operations in India. The sellers say that Harley-Davidson has left them within the lurch, and the compensation supplied to them is much beneath expectations, calling it ‘unreasonable’ and ‘peanuts’ in comparison with the investments every of the 33 Harley-Davidson dealerships has made throughout the nation over time. The sellers say Harley-Davidson by no means intimated them in regards to the firm’s plans to exit the Indian market, they usually solely received to know in regards to the information by media stories. The sellers had appointed legislation agency AZB & Companions and are exploring authorized choices as nicely. However there hasn’t been a improvement since then.
Extra particulars can be revealed in the direction of the tip of December 2020 about Harley-Davidson’s future plans for India.
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