BMW Motorrad, India’s TVS Deep in Talks

Word out of India is that its fourth-largest motorcycle maker, TVS, is talking bikes and distribution with BMW Motorrad, Germany’s largest motorcycle manufacturer.

Though details regarding the talks are as hazy as a three-day-old curry, industry observers believe that TVS is asking for help in engineering and building big-bore motorcycles in return for its assistance in distributing bikes on the Indian subcontinent. Some believe that TVS may also lend BMW Motorrad a hand in making smaller motorcycles for the Indian market. 

India and other highly-populated emerging markets such those in Indonesia and China will surely be home to many coming-together talks in the next one or two decades.

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