Harley – Davidson is in advanced talks with India’s Hero MotoCorp for a distribution arrangement that will allow the Indian company to sell Harley bikes as its sole distributor , Reuters cited sources . Earlier , Harley said it will shut its manufacturing plant in India . Talks are ongoing to let Hero become a contract manufacturer for at least one Harley motorcycle , sources said .
•Harley-Davidson’s business is being re-evaluated at every level as part of their new Rewire strategy.
•Hero MotoCorp has been without an international partner since 2014.
•In Asia, Harley-Davidson is already working with Benelli’s Chinese parent in developing a new 300cc motorcycle likely to be called the HD 338R.