Indian Motorcycle company breaks ground on first new dealership

Indian Motorcycle broke ground Oct. 31 in Lowell, N.C., on a dealership. It’s the first of 50 dealerships the company plans to have in place by 2010, according to the company’s press release.

The ground breaking ceremony was attended by Indian Motorcycle’s Chairman Stephen Julius, President Steve Heese as well as the Charlotte and Gaston County Chambers of Commerce, the Mayor of Lowell, the Gaston County Board of Commissioners and Economic Development Committee and the mayor of Kings Mountain, N.C.

Indian Motorcycle has been around for 106 years. It opened its new manufacturing facility in North Carolina in July 2006, and it’s in pre-production. The company plans to release a 2009 model year Chief in 2008.

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