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BRP offering Memorial Cup fan experience

BRP, in collaboration with the Western Hockey League (WHL), Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), is launching a fan sweepstakes to send one lucky winner and three guests to the 2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup. The sweepstakes, which is now live, is one of the many ways BRP is connecting with passionate Canadian hockey fans during ...

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Kubota customizes Buckeye-themed UTV

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On the heels of Ohio State University’s 12-1 football season and Fiesta Bowl victory, Dunkirk, Ohio, resident Larry McCloud in January received the keys to his new, Ohio State-customized Kubota RTV500. McCloud was the lucky winner in the “Buckeye Kubota Dealers Kubota RTV500 Giveaway,” and took ownership of his new RTV during a special presentation at Kubota dealership Streacker Tractor ...

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Hisun hosts inaugural dealer council in Texas

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Eight top-selling dealers hosted at McKinney UTV/ATV assembly plant Hisun Motors Corp USA hosted its inaugural Dealer Council in February. Eight of Hisun’s top-selling dealers from across the U.S. were invited to the corporate headquarters and assebly plant in McKinney, Texas. Hisun’s top executives expressed their gratitude to the high performing dealers and were excited to hear dealer feedback. After ...

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Johnson named COO of Harley dealer group

Justin Johnson, formerly general manager of Power 50 dealership Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale in Arizona, has been named chief operating officer of the Chicago-based Windy City Motorcycle Group. Johnson oversees Wild Fire Harley-Davidson in Villa Park, City Limits Harley-Davidson in Palatine, Illinois Harley-Davidson in Countryside, Fox River Harley-Davidson in St. Charles, Windy City Harley-Davidson at O’Hare Airport, Windy City Triumph in ...

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Defender packages offer range of options

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Can-Am’s debut utility UTV launches to accolades In Nashville last fall, BRP made news with its global product reveal and new movement into the utility/recreation segment of the side-by-side market. The Can-Am Defender lineup has received a positive response from both dealers and consumer across the world. “The dealers appreciate the innovation the Defender side-by-side vehicle brings to the market, ...

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Indian Motorcycle of Savannah opens

Indian Motorcycle of Savannah has opened for business at 6 Gateway Blvd. W. in Savannah, Ga., at its new 23,000-square-foot facility, located just off I-95 at exit 94. “We are proud to offer iconic Indian bikes to the Savannah area,” said Bob Millsap, general manager and operating partner at Indian Motorcycle of Savannah. “We think the local motorcycling community will ...

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McGraw adds Myers to staff

After finishing fifth in points in the 2015 MotoAmerica SuperBike series, Elena Myers Court, the only woman to win a professional motorsports race at Daytona International Speedway, has shifted gears. When she decided not to race in the upcoming MotoAmerica season, she was looking for opportunities to remain involved with the industry. It quickly became clear that if she wasn’t ...

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FreedomRoad Financial adds retail financing partner

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Christini is latest U.S.-based OEM to join lineup Since 2006, FreedomRoad Financial has provided powersports retail lending to several OEMs, including Triumph, KTM, Husqvarna, MV Agusta and Ural. In 2015, the company added Polaris on-road vehicles and Arctic Cat, and most recently Christini. Tom Collins, executive vice president and managing director of FreedomRoad Financial, said that the company is very ...

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Six Bends Harley-Davidson names new GM

Six Bends Harley-Davidson in Fort Myers, Fla., has named Curtis McKinley as general manager. McKinley joined Scott Fischer Enterprises (SFE) in 2015 and is the former general manager of the company’s Huntsville, Ala., store, Rocket Harley-Davidson. Prior to joining SFE, McKinley was the general manager at Harley-Davidson of Pensacola, and he has worked within the industry for more than 17 ...

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EPA seeks to prohibit conversion of on-road vehicles into racecars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a regulation to prohibit conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into racecars. The regulation would also make the sale of certain products for use on such vehicles illegal. The proposed regulation was contained within a non-related proposed regulation entitled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty ...

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