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KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« on: January 31, 2013, 06:24:35 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2013, 06:34:35 am »
Maybe itís not a bad thing. Jaguar and Land Roverís bosses are in India, and the new vehicles are much better than the old ones.
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2013, 06:35:16 am »
Source?
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2013, 06:38:02 am »
So what's the inside story .... selling to the highest bidder and pissing off the R&D team ??
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2013, 07:00:08 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.


He must really dislike Husky's.

edit - see he wants the Husky firm. Bold but interesting
« Last Edit: January 31, 2013, 07:03:02 am by Crowley »
 

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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2013, 08:21:02 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.


The same CEO and R&D department that just put who knows how much work into the new 1190? I guess they won't harvest the rewards of that work now.

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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2013, 08:26:09 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.


The same CEO and R&D department that just put who knows how much work into the new 1190? I guess they won't harvest the rewards of that work now.

Any idea where they're going?

It is understood that he has bought Husqvarna from BMW.
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2013, 08:49:11 am »
So now they are going to develop a befokte bike from the Husky platform? Hope there is a Saffer on his team to tell them about big wheels, wired, and less weight!!
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2013, 09:22:14 am »
 ???
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2013, 09:29:57 am »
Well a KTM is about as reliable as a TATA....

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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2013, 09:31:38 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.


The same CEO and R&D department that just put who knows how much work into the new 1190? I guess they won't harvest the rewards of that work now.

Any idea where they're going?
Well, I think the have just harvested the rewards for their hard work!
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2013, 09:32:35 am »
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2013, 09:41:10 am »
Dunno about the original post

Looks to me like KTM (already part-owned by Bajaj) is trying to aquire Husky from BMW:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Bajaj-partner-KTM-in-talks-to-buy-BMWs-Husqvarna/articleshow/18265824.cms
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2013, 09:41:56 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.

Source-less BS post.  ::)
"Took the R&D department".. what's the chance that the 3rd largest manufacturer in the world will lose their entire R&D department?
« Last Edit: January 31, 2013, 10:20:36 am by dirtWarp »
 

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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2013, 10:09:12 am »
There are going to be a lot of sad KTM owners. The CEO just left, took their R&D department, and the new boss is India.


You are starting to sound like 2SD   :imaposer:
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2013, 10:13:32 am »
That's impossible!


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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2013, 10:37:39 am »
That's impossible!
This calls for the bullsh1t filter.

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« Last Edit: January 31, 2013, 01:36:58 pm by dirtWarp »
 

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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2013, 10:49:43 am »
That's impossible!
This calls for the bullsh1t filter.

Here's a tip for you Blazes:
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I wonder where we should plug that thing in when Blazes turns out to be right  :pot:
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2013, 11:26:52 am »
That's impossible!
This calls for the bullsh1t filter.

Here's a tip for you Blazes:
Install this handy little device between you keyboard and PC. It will prevent that bullsh1t from flowing out of your keyboard.


I wonder where we should plug that thing in when Blazes turns out to be right  :pot:

LOL -- I can only Guess where --  ;)

Lets see how the sale pans out in the next day or two and i am sure we will have a place to PLUG it in --somewhere -- ::)
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Re: KTM --CEO sells OUT to Bajaj
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2013, 01:03:03 pm »
Can anyone say SAMOOSA?  :imaposer:

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