Harley-Davidson halts LiveWire electric motorcycle production

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Harley-Davidson Inc said on Monday it has stopped production and deliveries of its first electric motorcycle after discovering a glitch in the final quality checks. The motorcycle maker said it has discovered a "non-standard condition" with LiveWire, which it began shipping to its dealers late last month, prompting additional testing and analysis. Harley's shares turned lower on the news and were last trading down 1% at $34.73.

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Harley LiveWire’s bid to rev up a new generation is problematic from the get-go

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Harley-Davidson Inc is betting on electric motorcycles to attract the next generation of younger and more environmentally conscious riders to reverse declining U.S. sales. The bike costs nearly as much as a Tesla Model 3, and aims for a market that does not really exist: young, "green" and affluent first-time motorcyclists. The sleek sport bike has been available for preorder in the United States since January.

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Harley LiveWire's bid to rev up a new generation is problematic from the get-go originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 7 Oct 2019 09:51:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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