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Manheim Specialty offers another wholesale option

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Liz Keener, Managing Editor
January 11, 2016

With 14 powersports sales per month, buyers and sellers have opportunities One of Manheim Specialty Auctions’ goals is to put powersports dealers who want to buy and sell pre-owned units together, making the process as easy as possible for both along the way. “We consolidate powersports inventory... Read more »

Naples Harley-Davidson GM guides charity event

January 11, 2016

With the help of more than 1,000 motorcyclists and local fundraisers, the Southwest Coast Division of the March of Dimes raised an estimated $138,000 through the 15th annual Bikers for Babies fundraiser in Florida. Donations raised throughout the event contribute to research and medical services relating... Read more »

Pre-owned warranty boosts sales, confidence

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Kate Swanson, Assistant Editor
January 8, 2016

Dealership finds success with 12-month unlimited mile warranty for used bikes What better way to help customers add to the excitement of buying a pre-owned bike than to offer a warranty as part of the purchase? Eurosports, a Coopersville, Pa., dealership that specializes in European motorcycles, began... Read more »

UTI reports fiscal year results

January 8, 2016

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. reported revenues for the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 of $90.7 million, a 4.9 percent decrease from $95.3 million for the fourth quarter of the prior year. Including the impact of a $12.4 million goodwill impairment charge, net loss for the fourth quarter was $9.8... Read more »

Tainan trip provides inside look at supply chain

Liz was given the opportunity to ride TGB’s 1000cc utility ATV at the TGB test site in the Taiwanese mountains.

Liz Keener, Managing Editor
January 6, 2016

A journey discovering Taiwan’s impact on the powersports industry Speedometers, LED lights, goggles, scooter brake discs, continuously variable transmissions (CVTs), ATVs and more are all manufactured for the global powersports market by Taiwanese companies. That’s the message the Taiwan External... Read more »

Brown & Brown acquires MBA Insurance

January 6, 2016

J. Scott Penny, chief acquisitions officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. and Bert Alanko, the sole shareholder of MBA Insurance Agency of Arizona, Inc. announced that MBA and Brown & Brown of Kentucky, Inc., a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., have entered into an agreement for the acquisition... Read more »

Snowfest 3 celebrates snowmobile riding, films

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January 4, 2016

Snowmobilers headed to downtown Wahkon, Minn., on Dec. 12 for the third annual Snowfest. Snowfest 3 is a celebration of snowmobiling wrapped around a snowmobile film festival. “Snowfest features the best snowmobile action films. This year’s films literally bring the art form to a higher level with... Read more »

Black Friday parts sales down across the country

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
January 4, 2016

CDK data shows 40 percent of dealers up; 60 percent down Black Friday weekend parts sales data from powersports retailers who use the Lightspeed DMS shows that it was a slow start to the holiday season in the parts department, according to exclusive data provided to Powersports Business by CDK Global... Read more »

State of the Industry webinar offers insights

Kate Swanson, Assistant Editor
January 4, 2016

Industry leaders reflect on key data points of 2015 The final of a record five Powersports Business webinars in 2015 certainly ended the year on strong note with four industry-leading speakers providing insights into the year that was, and a look ahead. Powersports Business’ fourth annual State of... Read more »

Suzuki dealers treated to EICMA trip

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
January 1, 2016

Polaris turns to Milan for reveal of Scout Sixty U.S.-based Suzuki dealers had only experienced a few hours of the motorcycle extravaganza known as EICMA in Milan, Italy, and they were already in awe. Celebrating their award for winning a Suzuki sales contest, the group of dealers nearly two dozen strong... Read more »

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