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Polaris reports RZR recall

2014 Polaris RZR XP 1000

Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) jointly announced with the  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, that the company is voluntarily recalling certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles manufactured since model year 2013 due to reports of thermal-related incidents, including fires. Detailed information about the recall is available at www.polaris.com/rzr-recall. Polaris conducted a thorough investigation to pinpoint the root causes and put forward ...

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BMW announces senior management changes


BMW of North America, LLC (BMW NA) announced new appointments within its senior management team. David Duncan will transition to a BMW Group position as the head of Corporate and Special Sales for the company while Thomas Felbermair will join as vice president, MINI Region Americas, Duncan’s former role. These appointments take effect May 1, 2016. In his new role ...

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Yamaha issues side-by-side recall


Yamaha Motor Corporation USA has issued a recall affecting about 7,000 units when it was found that water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle. This can cause the rider to lose control, heightening the risk of crash and injury hazards. This recall involves model ...

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Polaris supports Operation Nunalivut

The Polaris Rampage tracked vehicle drives through the austere camp on Little Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, during Operation NUNALIVUT, April 9, 2016. 

Photo: Janice Lang, DRDC / DND

A Polaris Rampage, an amphibious, all-terrain, all-season, global-reach platform, was deployed in support of Canadian Operation Nunalivut in the North Pole. The Canadian Operation Nunalivut is a sovereignty operation conducted annually since 2007 in Canada's North. It provides an opportunity for the Canadian Armed Forces to: assert Canada's sovereignty over its northernmost regions demonstrate the ability to operate in the ...

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Investment group takes over dealership’s unfinished business

Austin, Texas-based investment group Onnit Labs has made a deal with Oklahoma City-based Darwin Motorcycles to fill unfinished orders for bikes, according to an article from The Oklahoman. The company stated that the deal includes “a working loan with undisclosed terms as well as operational changes.” Jason Havey, who serves as the chief operating officer of Onnit Labs, will now ...

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Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd. names new president


ARGO, the world leading extreme terrain vehicle manufacturer, today appointed Brad Darling to President of its vehicle division, effective April 11, 2016. In his new role, Darling assumes responsibility for leading and growing ARGO’s commercial and recreational markets, building and executing a global expansion strategy based off of the company’s recently launched target market vehicle platforms. In addition to strengthening ...

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Powersports data standards established

Motive Retail has just announced the release of a new, standards based solution for integration of systems across the powersports industry. Powersports Data Standards (PDS) offers a comprehensive approach for powersports manufacturers and other suppliers to enable data sharing and tighter coordination with dealers. Developed in conjunction with leading manufacturers BRP, Kawasaki, and Polaris, these standards are now transforming and accelerating ...

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DEI Powersports partners with McKinnon Motorsports Team


DEI Powersports and Elyse McKinnon, aka Drag Bike Girl, of McKinnon Motorsports are teaming up for the 2016 drag race season. DEI knows that racers are made up of something different from everyone else, and Elyse McKinnon is no exception. Recently, McKinnon returned to the drag strip with her BMW S 1000 RR for the first time since last summer ...

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BRP announces title sponsorship


BRP (TSX: DOO) announced that it will serve as the title sponsor for the August Weekend NASCAR Pinty’s Series race at the Grand Prix de Trois- Rivières (GP3R). The race, scheduled for Sunday, August 14, 2016 will be named ‘Les 50 Tours Can-Am.’ “In Quebec, few names can compete with the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières when we think of passion, ...

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Polaris off-road vehicles sold online in India


Polaris has made 18 models of its ATVs and side-by-sides available for sale online in India. Polaris partnered with Snapdeal, one of India’s leading online marketplaces for the offering, reported RushLane.com. Pankaj Dubey, MD, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., told RushLane.com, that the online push is an effort to reach out to customers who are not within the range of Polaris’ ...

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