Harley davidson research and development expenses

Research and Development costs of Harley Davidson 2007-2020

                                                   

Amounts are in $ millions.

YearR&D expenses ($millions)
2020$202.4
2019$216.5
2018$191.6
2017$175.2
2016$172.3
2015$161.2
2014$138.3
2013$152.2
2012$137.3
2011$145.4
2010$136.2
2009$143.1
2008 $163.5 
2007 $185.5

The research and development expenses of Harley Davidson reached $202.4 million in 2020 from $216.5 million in 2019.

Harley Davidson is a leading manufacturer of heavy weight motorcycles. The company was founded in 1903.  Today, it has grown into a world famous brand of motorcycles with a nice large range of premium motorcycles. Its main market is USA. The company spent  $191.6 million on research and development in 2018 which was 16.4 million higher than previous year.

About Harley Davidson:

Harley Davidson is a leading US based manufacturer of premium motorcycles. The company has its headquarters at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. The Harley Davidson Motor company was founded in 1903 and then incorporated as Harley Davidson Inc in 1981 and became publicly held in 1986. In 2020, the company had 1,379 independent dealerships, of which 630 were located in the United States. It employed around 5,150 employees in 2020, of which 4,600 worked in the motorcycles division and 55on in the financial division.