Harley-Davidson announced a recall of 57 thousand motorcycles

Moscow. June 5. INTERFAX.RU American company Harley-Davidson is voluntarily Recalling about 57 thousand motorcycles. The reason for this is the possibility of failure of an oil line that can lead to oil getting on the rear tire of the motorcycle, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The company said it received nine reports of faulty oil line that led to two accidents and one injury. Under review fall model Electra Glide Ultra Classic, Police Electra Glide, Police Road King, Road King, Road King Special, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide and Road Glide Special, released on July 2, last year on may 9 of this year.

Revenue Harley-Davidson in the first quarter fell 14% amid a decline in retail sales in the United States and in foreign markets. Including in the Asia-Pacific region, the implementation of the motorcycles decreased by 9.3% due to weak demand in India and China.

Harley-Davidson was founded in 1903 and currently is the largest producer of motorcycles in the United States. The company produces heavy motorcycles to drive on the highway, which otherwise are called “choppers”.

Stock quotes of the company since the beginning of this year fell by 9%, while us stock index Standard & Poor’s 500 increased during this period by the same amount. The market value of the motorcycle manufacturer is currently estimated at approximately $9.3 billion.