Custom Buell Motorcycles
Traded as NYSE: hog
The S & P 500 component
Established in 1903; 116 years ago
The Founders William S. Harley
Walter Davidson William A. Davidson
Headquarters Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
Matthew Levatich (President and CEO)
Reduce 241,498 unit (2017)
Revenue decrease US$ 5.647 billion (2017)
Reduce the US$ 891 million (2017)
Reduce the US$ 522 million (2017)
Total assets increased to US$ 9.973 billion (2017)
Total equity decrease US$ to 1,844 billion (2017)
The number of employees
≈5, 800 (December 2017)
A subsidiary of Harley-Davidson EMEA
Harley-Davidson Of Brazil
Coordinates: 43.0460968 ° N 87.9599862 ° BB
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American manufacturer of motorcycles, was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903.
One of the main manufacturers of American motorcycle two Survived the great depression (along with India), the company has survived many ownership settings, setting the subsidiary (for example, Aermacchi a 1960-1.978 and Buell 1987-2009), the period of poor economic fitness and quality of the product, as well as intense global competition,  so not true one of the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world and famous brands are known as faithful followers. There are club owners and event in all the world as well as the sponsored the company focuses on the brand of the museum.
Note for the type of customization that gave rise to the type of chopper motorcycle, Harley-Davidson  traditionally marketed weight class-cooled, eve cruiser motorcycle with the machine moving more than 700 cm3 and has expanded its offerings to include VRSC a more contemporary (2002) and the middle-weight Street (2015) platform.
Harley-Davidson production motorcycles in factories in York, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Kansas City, Missouri (closing); Manaus, Brazil; and Bawal, India. Construction of a new plant in Thailand is scheduled to start in late 2018. the company markets its products in all the world.
In addition to motorcycles, the company licenses and markets the goods under the brands Harley-Davidson motorcycles, including clothing, decoration of the residence and decoration, accessories, toys, and figures of the scale of the motorcycle, and video games based on the lines of the motorcycle and the community.