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Will Ducati build 300cc bikes in India?

Rumours have again surfaced that Italian manufacturer Ducati plans to build small-capacity motorcycles in India with a local manufacturer. In February 2017, Ducati was quick to quash similar Indian news reports that the Italian motorcycle manufacturer was considering building small-capacity bikes in the sub-continent. But the rumours have persisted and have now resurfaced on several Indian …

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Indian Motorcycles to be assembled in India

Polaris has confirmed that Indian Motorcycles and some Polaris all-terrain vehicles will be assembled in India for the domestic market. Indian Motorcycle began exporting to India in 2013 and in 2015 announced plans to assemble in India for the domestic market from 2018. Polaris has a joint venture in India with Eicher Motors, maker of …

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Royal Enfield has top bid to buy Ducati

Royal Enfield has increased its bid to buy Ducati to a reported €1.8 billion despite the Volkswagen board hung on a decision to sell the Italian motorcycle company. Indian automotive company Eicher Motors, who own Royal Enfield, have always been interested in buying the company since calls of interest were invited in April. However, they …

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Crowd funding to buy Ducati at $1.6b

A US Ducati dealership has grabbed international publicity with its audacious crowd funding campaign to buy the Italian motorcycle manufacturer for $1.6 billion. The publicity-seeking campaign follows the report in April that Volkswagen was looking for buyers for Ducati to help pay off its multi-billion-dollar costs of the 2015 emissions scandal. Private equity firms (Permira …

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Buyers lining up for Ducati company

Private equity firms, known for stripping assets, and Indian motorcycle manufacturers are interested buyers for Ducati, according to respected economic source Bloomberg. In April, Volkswagen was reported to be looking for buyers for Ducati to help pay off its multi-billion-dollar costs of the 2015 emissions scandal. This month, the Times of India reported that Ducati …

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Ducati seeks Royal Enfield buyout

Ducati is reported to have sought a buyout from Royal Enfield owner Eicher Motors, according to the Times of India. Volkswagen was recently also reported to be looking for a buyer for Ducati to allay some of its massive debts over the 2015 emissions scandal. Now it seems Ducati has reached out to Indian automotive …

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