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Harley-Davidson resumes production of LiveWire

Harley-Davidson has restarted production and delivery of its LiveWire model after the OEM fixed an issue with the bikes’ charging equipment, the company has announced.

“Temporarily stopping LiveWire production allowed us to confirm that the non-standard condition identified on one motorcycle was a singular occurrence,” the company said in a statement. “We take pride in our rigorous quality assurance measures and our drive to deliver the world’s best motorcycles.”

The OEM temporarily halted the production of the long-awaited electric model over an undisclosed issue last week. However, the issue reportedly had to do with the charging mechanism, as Harley told consumers to only charge the bike at the dealership, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Consumers are now able to charge the LiveWire at home, according to the statement. The LiveWire, which was delayed from its original delivery schedule of August, currently is expected to arrive in dealerships this month.

The $30,000 LiveWire is a key part of Harley-Davidson’s long-term plan to reach more consumers. The LiveWire is the first of several electric vehicles that the OEM is planning to release over the coming years.

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Matthew Wood

Matt Wood is the Associate Editor of PowerSports Finance, where he is responsible for covering all the latest news, trends, and innovations with powersports lenders and dealerships. Previously, Matt was a writer for Auto Finance News before switching full-time to PowerSports Finance. He is also an experienced entertainment news writer covering pop culture, movies, and TV shows. Matt received his Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Rowan University in New Jersey.

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