Harley-Davidson has shown interest to open an assembly plant in the Asean region, possibly Thailand, in order to push up its sale target in five years, according to Mr Ken Svenson, general manager of Power Station Motor Sports, the importer and distributor of the famous American motorcycles in Thailand.
It is expected that the starting price of a Harley-Davidson big bike which now stands at 630,000 baht due to import tax of between 90-100 percent may be reduced to 250,000-300,000 baht if an assembly plant is set up in Thailand, he said.
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