Harley-Davidson has teamed up with a Chinese manufacturer for a 338 cc motorcycle it hopes to roll out in Asian markets beginning with China by 2020.
The company announced it is working with Qianjiang Motorcycle Company Limited to sell “smaller, more accessible” Harley-Davidson motorcycles in China.
The motorcycles will include 338cc displacement engines, which are smaller than anything Harley-Davidson offers in the United States, according to 'Fox News'.
The new motorcycle and its engine will be manufactured at Qianjiang’s factory based in the city of Wenling, east China’s Zhejiang Province, 'Xinhua' reported.
President Trump had criticized Harley-Davidson last year after the company said it was planning to move production to Europe to avoid tariffs.
A render image released by Harley-Davidson shows the 338 cc motorcycle will vary a lot from the company’s signature cruiser design.
In 2018, Harley-Davidson had said that it plans to launch lightweight motorcycles in Asia and electric bikes globally.
(with news agency inputs)