Is Harley-Davidson Moving to Thailand?

Harley-Davidson to open Plant in Thailand

Harley-Davidson Inc. said it will build a plant in Thailand ’s Rayong province, southeast of Bangkok, in order to serve the Southeast Asian market. “This is absolutely not about taking jobs out of the United States,” Marc McAllister, a managing director of international sales at Harley-Davidson based in Singapore, told the New York Times. “This is about growing our business in Asia.” The United Steelworkers (USW), which represents members at…

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Yamaha Moves Snowmobile HQ to Toronto

Yamaha Nytro Snowmobile

Yamaha Motor Co., has announced that effective July 1, it has moved its global headquarters for its snowmobile operations to Toronto from Japan in order to focus more of the ever growing North American Market. Yamaha recently took a similar approach with its ATV and side-by-side operations, now headquartered globally in Georgia. The new North American Snowmobile Division will take the lead in managing Yamaha’s worldwide snowmobile business, including product…

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