In India, Bajaj Auto is a major player in two and three-wheeled vehicles. They originally purchased a 14.5 percent stake in KTM last year, which was increased to 20.9 percent earlier this year and has now officially reached 25 percent. The companies have been working together to develop high-efficiency bikes, sourcing for production and the […]
Warren Buffett Loans $300 Million to Harley-Davidson
Berkshire Hathaway to invest
Warren Buffett poses on a motorcycle at the Burlington Hathaway annual meeting in May, 2008. Berkshire’s Geico subsidiary was promoting its motorcycle insurance.
The money will be used to support Harley’s finance company and its “ongoing motorcycle lending activities.” (If a buyer can’t get a loan, it’s harder to buy the bike.), according to cnbc.com.
Harley-Davidson shares gained 15 percent on the news closing at $13.73, but way down from the 52-week high of $48.05.