Harley-Davidson To Close Kansas City Manufacturing Plant

Harley-Davidson, the world’s largest and most iconic manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles, announced yesterday its fourth quarter and full-year results for 2017, which saw a steep 82% decrease in Q4 net income to just $8.3 million compared to $47.2 million the year before. In addition to that announcement, the Motor Co. declared that it would be shutting down the Kansas City, Missouri manufacturing plant, leaving up to 800 H-D employees without jobs by July 2019.

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