Originally Posted by Deadly99
I think this was the key line in the article...
"Some speculate that KTM CEO just wanted Husqvarna out of the way, and using whatever technologies are fit for further development in KTM bikes then letting the brand die was the initial plan, altogether."
some time ago there was a lot of talk about how Husaberg could not compete with Husky and this was one of the reasons KTM went to a common engine being High Pressure Die Cast across both brands to be competitive. Buying them, to compete, is what Jack Walsh would have done in the first place.
Maybe KTM CEO just read his book?