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China 2016: Hisun USA dealer trip, Part III


Powersports Business editor in chief Dave McMahon was glad to accept an invitation to attend the Hisun Motors USA dealer incentive trip to the Hisun factory in China from April 9-16. Following is the third installment of photos from Chongqing, home of the 7.1 million square foot Hisun factory. Following a day of seeing the sights and sounds of Chongqing, ...

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Yamaha’s top techs compete


Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A.’s Customer Support Group is pleased to announce the top six technicians invited to participate in its United States Technician Grand Prix.  The six technicians achieved the highest scores on Yamaha’s Technical Academy (YTA) Gold classes conducted between fall 2013 and spring 2016. Top 6 YTA Technicians for 2016 Participating in the U.S. Technician Grand Prix: Scott ...

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Brammo Inc. grows after selling motorcycle business

Craig Bramscher, founder and CEO of Brammo, Inc. has experienced record growth since selling his motorcycle business, according to an article on MailTribune.com. Bramscher made the decision to sell his electric motorcycle business to Polaris Industries in 2014 to pursue other markets “while developing lithium batteries and electric vehicle power trains for the motorcycles.” With this business decision, Brammo Inc. ...

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Butler University names business school after Andre Lacy

Butler University’s College of Business has been renamed the Andre B. Lacy School of Business, in recognition of a $25 million commitment from the Chairman of the Board of Indianapolis-based LDI, Ltd (Lacy Diversified Industries) and his wife, Julia, Butler president James M. Danko announced today. In addition, Lacy will serve as senior adviser to the School of Business. The ...

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Yuasa announces MAP policy

Yuasa Battery Inc. (Yuasa) has announced that effective June 1, 2016, the company will implement a minimum advertised price (MAP) policy that designates the minimum price at which covered Yuasa brand products are to be advertised by dealers. The policy also provides additional guidance with regard to approved advertising. “The purpose of this new policy is to maintain and continue ...

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Doffo Winery hosts 3rd annual Kurt Caselli Foundation event

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Doffo Winery is proud to host the 3rd Annual Kurt Caselli Foundation Benefit Event, presented by Airstream Inland Empire, on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Doffo Winery has partnered with KTM, FMF, District 37, Torco, Franchise Customs, Sidi and Red Bull to help raise money for the Foundation. More than 500 Caselli fans and supporters showed up to the 2015 event, ...

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Farthing returns to Sea-Doo X-Team


BRP is taking watercraft racing to the next level in 2016 with the Sea-Doo X-TEAM race programs and the return of an all-star roster of pro watercraft racers led by the winningest runabout racer of all time Dustin Farthing. The introduction of the new Sea-Doo RXP-X 300 and RXT-X 300 watercraft models has performance fans excited for the start of ...

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Bates Footwear enters contract with U.S. Marine Corps

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Bates Footwear, maker of premium powersports footwear, has announced it has been awarded a five-year contract to manufacture tactical footwear for the United States Marine Corps (USMC). The new Temperate Weather boot is an update to a similar boot that Bates manufactured for the USMC from 2007 to 2014, and each boot is constructed with Vibram “Sierra” soles for superior ...

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Indian Motorcycle dealer moves to new location


Indian Motorcycle Chandler, located in Chandler, Ariz., has moved to a new location, according to an email newsletter sent out to its customer base. The dealership is located at 2677 E. Willis Road, Chandler 85286. Indian Motorcycle Chandler has also updated its store hours, which are: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 7pm, Sat 8:30am - 6pm and Sun 10a - 6pm.

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Arctic Cat partners with Super ATV.com on 2017 model (video)


Arctic Cat partnered with SuperATV.com to build the very first 2017 HDX Crew with an aggressive altitude change. With a 4-inch Portal Lift from Gear Driven Performance, this HDX Crew makes a visual statement, but can clear most any obstacle. The 32-inch tall Terminator tires and a 4,500lb winch muscle the HDX through any mud, sand or snow in its way.   Look ...

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