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POLARIS PARTNERS WITH PINK RIBBON RIDERS AND DONATES LIMITED EDITION 2014 800 SWITCHBACK PRO-R SNOWMOBILE TO SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS 2013-10-14
MEDINA, Minn. (Oct. 14, 2013) – Polaris® Snowmobiles is partnering with Pink Ribbon Riders® this season, supporting the group in providing financial assistance to breast cancer patients by donating a 2014 Polaris 800 Switchback® Pro-R LE SnowCheck Edition snowmobile as the grand prize in a fundraising raffle. Pink Ribbon Riders is selling raffle tickets at snowmobile events across the snowbelt all winter, and the winning ticket will be drawn February 15, 2014. “We are hon...
POLARIS RANGER TO SPONSOR RFD-TV'S THE AMERICAN 2013-10-10
One-day rodeo set to be the largest and richest rodeo in the world Minneapolis, October 10, 2013 – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is the presenting sponsor of RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, which is set to be the largest and richest one-day rodeo in western sports history, with a payout of $2 million. “THE AMERICAN offers us a unique opportunity to support the western lifestyle, which we know a lot ...
POLARIS SCHEDULES THIRD QUARTER 2013 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL 2013-09-20
MINNEAPOLIS (September 19, 2013) ---- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO.   A slide presentation and link to the webcast ...
BEAU BARON TAKES WORCS ROUND 8 2013-09-16
RZRs Take Top Three Podium Spots in SxS Pro Production Minneapolis, MN (Sept. 16, 2013) - After missing the podium last race, Polaris Racing/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron was back on top at WORCS Round 8, in Milford, Calif. Baron would steer his RZR XP 900 to the win in the Pro Production class with second going to Polaris Factory Racer Ryan Piplic, also in a RZR XP 900. Jeffrey Oberling and his RZR would finish third in the class. Baron and Piplic sit one, two in the series stand...
GERMAN ARMY AWARDS POLARIS CONTRACT TO SUPPLY MILITARY ATVS 2013-09-12
Minneapolis, MN (September 12, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company was awarded a contract to provide MV850 ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German Army. “Defense forces around the world are seeking Polaris Defense Military vehicles to  take advantage of our ability to make modifications to our commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS), insert customer requirements and quickly deliver an en...
MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS AND POLARIS TEAM UP TO SAVE LIVES 2013-09-05
September 3, 2013 (St. Paul, MN) – Woodbury Resident and regular blood donor Guy Hartwig is now the lucky owner of a brand new all-terrain vehicle (ATV), thanks to Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII). During the month of July, volunteers who stepped up to give blood with Memorial Blood Centers became eligible to win the Polaris Sportsman ATV in a special Fishing for Donors promotion. Guy’s name was randomly selected in late August. Warren Lopata, Marketing Director of Off-road...
POLARIS GEM INTRODUCES 2014 MODELS 2013-08-27
New models enhance the 15-year success of GEM, focus on performance and comfort MEDINA, Minn. – (Aug. 20, 2013) – Polaris® Industries Inc., today announced the availability of its 2014 line of Polaris® GEM® vehicles. The compact electric vehicles are ready for order through all 280 authorized GEM dealers in North America. Now in the 15th year of production, GEM vehicles provide premium electric performance for transporting passengers, moving cargo or performing essential task...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. NAMES TIM LARSON AS VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE 2013-08-19
Newly created position will focus on customer excellence and brand development Minneapolis (August 19, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the hire of Tim Larson to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Customer Excellence. He will begin work with the Company in this role immediately. “Striving for customer excellence in all that we do is vital to Polaris’ efforts to continue growing and leading our markets, and we are excited to have Ti...
POLARIS EXPANDS OFFERING FOR BRUTUS COMMERCIAL VEHICLE LINE 2013-08-14
New BRUTUS model enhances operator experience MEDINA, MN- (Aug. 14, 2013) Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, has expanded its purpose-built commercial vehicle line, Polaris® BRUTUS™ to include the BRUTUS base model with cab, heat and air conditioning, which is now available for order through authorized BRUTUS dealers in North America. In March 2013, Polaris introduced the three-model BRUTUS lineup as the first side-by-side util...
PIPLIC TAKES SXS PRO PRODUCTION AT WORCS GLEN HELEN 2013-08-13
Minneapolis, MN- (August 13, 2013)- Polaris Racing’s Ryan Piplic, in his RZR XP 900, took the checkered flag this past weekend at the WORCS race, at Glen Helen. The win was the first of the season for Piplic who has three second place finishes on the year. The win, moved Piplic into second in points for the class and has three Polaris Racing team members at the top of the class. Polaris Racing/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron took fourth and is still in the points lead. Polaris/Blings...
POLARIS DEBUTS NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2014 OFF-ROAD AND MOTORCYCLE LINES 2013-08-08
New vehicles across the Company’s product portfolio reinforce Polaris’ reputation for innovation MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 31, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) unveiled its new 2014 product offerings from its Motorcycle and Off-Road Vehicle divisions at the company’s annual summer sales meeting. The lineup reflects the company’s trademark of continued innovation, highlighted by the launch of new vehicles and enhancements to existing products. All-new vehicles include ...
POLARIS EMPLOYEE, NATHAN GOOD, WINS PRESTIGIOUS MILITARY AWARD 2013-08-07
Patriotic Employer Award Just recently our very own Polaris employee, Nathan Good, was presented with a Patriotic Employer Award. The award states, “For contributing to National Security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.”  Nathan was presented with the award at a staff meeting on June 20th.  After receiving the award, Nathan said, “I was humbled, more than anything else”. It is truly an hono...
UTVUNDERGROUND PRESENTS RJ ANDERSON XP1K VIDEO 2013-08-06
MEDINA, MN- (Aug. 5, 2013)-The motorsports production powerhouse Mad Media and www.UTVUnderground.com launched a remarkable new viral video today called “XP1K.” Directed by The Martelli Brothers, best-known for directing the first three Gymkhana films, XP1K features off-road champion and factory Polaris Pro UTV racer RJ Anderson behind the wheel of a custom built,190 horsepower, 2014 Polaris RZR® XP1000. The video is a non-stop blitz of off-road action, jaw dropping close calls...
POLARIS TO PUBLICLY UNVEIL NEW RZR XP 1000 AT DUNEFEST 2013-08-01
Newest RZR to be auctioned will be the first one sold in the country Minneapolis, MN (August 1, 2013)– One day after Polaris Industries unveiled the 107 horsepower RZR®XP 1000 to Polaris dealers, consumers attending DuneFest in Winchester Bay, Oregon were able to catch a glimpse of the biggest and baddest Side-by-Side of the RZR family. “This is the fastest we’ve ever brought a RZR product to consumers,” said Jason DiFuccia, marketing manager for RZR. “We are extremely excite...
POLARIS RECEIVES VERDICT IN 2010 LAWSUIT INVOLVING DISCONTINUED MARINE PRODUCTS DIVISION 2013-07-26
Polaris’ full year 2013 sales and earnings from continuing operations guidance remains unchanged MINNEAPOLIS (July 25, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that a Los Angeles County jury returned an unfavorable verdict against Polaris on July 23, 2013 in the Esparza (“Plaintiff”) vs. Polaris Industries Inc. lawsuit arising out of a collision between a boat and a 2001 Polaris Virage personal watercraft (“Virage”) that occurred on the Colorado River in 200...
POLARIS REPORTS RECORD SECOND QUARTER 2013 RESULTS; EPS INCREASED 15% TO $1.13 WITH SALES GROWTH OF 12% 2013-07-23
#newsItemBody P {margin-bottom:0px !important;} ​Company increases full year 2013 EPS guidance Second Quarter Highlights:  ·         Net income increased 15% to $80.0 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, with sales increasing 12% to $844.8 million, setting records for second quarter sales and earnings.  ·         North American retail sales improved, rising 11% year-over-year in the second quarter. ·         Gross profit margin percentage increased 120 basis points to...
RANGER XP 900 NAMED "BEST OF THE BEST" BY FIELD AND STREAM MAGAZINE 2013-07-22
Minneapolis, MN (Aug. 22, 2013)– Polaris Industries today announced the RANGER XP 900 has been awarded “Best of the Best” by Field & Stream Magazine. The RANGER XP 900 is the third Polaris Off-Road Vehicle in five years to win the prestigious award. “Polaris would like to thank Field & Stream for recognizing Polaris’ contribution to the hunting industry,’” said Warren Lopata, marketing director of the Off-Road Division for Polaris. “It’s an honor to be recognized by th...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE TO ELECTRIFY STURGIS, HISTORY, AND THE MOTORCYCLING WORLD WITH REVEAL OF 2014 INDIAN CHIEF 2013-06-24
Choice in American Motorcycles is Coming: Most Significant Motorcycle Introduction in Decades; Saturday, August 3 at 8 p.m. in Downtown Sturgis MEDINA, Minn. — June 24, 2013 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today released the schedule and additional details of one of the most highly anticipated and historic motorcycling events in decades —the reveal of the all-new 2014 Indian® Chief®.  Two and a half years in the making, the reveal party will be a thri...
POLARIS RECALLS RANGER OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES DUE TO BURN HAZARD (RECALL ALERT) 2013-06-19
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: 2011 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles Hazard: The firewall behind the driver and passenger seats can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Remedy: Repair Consumer Contact:  Polaris; toll-free at (888)...
WILLIAM YOKLEY TAKES GNCC MOUNTAINEER 2013-06-18
Teammate Kiger takes third Minneapolis, June 18, 2013- After placing off the podium at The John Penton, William Yokley was back on top in his Polaris / Coastal / CST / National Guard / Yoshimura / Yokley Racing RZR XP 900 taking the win at The Mountaineer, in Masontown, West Virginia. Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger, steered his RZR XP 900 to a third place finish. RZRs finished in the top three spots in the XC1 Modified class. Yokley and Kiger both started well and tackled the...