H-D suspends US production due to COVID-19; Menomonee Falls employee positive

MILWAUKEE -- Harley-Davidson officials on Wednesday, March 18 announced the suspension of production in the United States as a result of the coronavirus.  Harley-Davidson`s Pilgrim Road Powertrain Operations facility was closed Wednesday afternoon after an employee tested positive for the COVID-19.

The suspension of production was set to take effect Wednesday evening through March 29 at York Vehicle Operations in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin facilities Tomahawk Operations and Pilgrim Road Powertrain Operations.

All Harley-Davidson sponsored events were canceled until mid-April...


Ken Notes: Don`t get me wrong NOTHING good is coming out of Covid-19, but Harley-Davidson could use a break as they try to identify new markets for their products. The current H-D rider is old, the bikes last forever, and millennials and others under 60 somethings are not buying into the lifestyle. The CEO has been replaced and HD has new more exciting bikes but this is about a way of living and that is hard to change...

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