KTM to Manufacture Motorcycles in China

PeopleExecutives ♦ Published: February 23, 2018; 01:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Upper Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM plans to produce motorcycles in China from 2020/21 as well. Currently KTM manufactures at the company headquarters in Upper Austria (Mattighofen), as well as together with the partner Bajaj in India (Pune).

Executive Board of KTM AG: Harald Plöckinger, Friedrich Roithner, Stefan Pierer (center, Chairman of the Executive Board), Viktor Sigl, Hubert Trunkenpolz / Picture: © KTM AG

"China will be our third production location," announces KTM CEO Stefan Pierer in the current issue of the magazine "trend".

The plant is to be built in Hangzhou, south of Shanghai, together with its Chinese partner CF Moto.

Up to 50,000 motorcycles are to be…