Harley-Davidson wants to buy Ducati

A few months ago, it was reported that Volkswagen was considering putting motorcycle builder Ducati up for sale. VW Group purchased Ducati via Audi back in 2012 when the automaker was riding high, but the ever-escalating costs of its diesel-emissions cheating scandal are forcing the German group to cut back on expenses. Now, Reuters reports that Harley-Davidson is working on a bid to buy the legendary Italian company, as RoadandTrack reports.

Anonymous sources told Reuters that Ducati could be worth up to €1.5 billion ($1.67 billion USD) and that Harley-Davidson has hired Goldman Sachs for help with the deal. Harley's not the only company interested in Ducati: Indian motorcycle company Bajaj Auto is also reportedly eyeing a bid, as is Investindustrial, the investment group that originally sold Ducati to Audi. Κάνοντας Like στο Facebook ενημερώνεστε άμεσα για τα νέα άρθρα -->
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