POLARIS INTRODUCES POLARIS POWER™
Company Launches New Business Adjacency with Three All-New Digital Inverter Generators
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 2, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the introduction of a new product line adjacency, Polaris POWER™. This introduction supports Polaris’ strategy to continue driving growth through adjacencies, bringing innovative Polaris products to an entirely new product space. Three all-new digital inverter generators built for outdoor enthusiasts a...
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE HITS THE STREETS OF L.A., NEW YORK AND BEYOND WITH THE NEW 2014 INDIAN CHIEF LINEUP AT THE PROGRESSIVE® INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOWS
Motorcycle fans can experience the industry’s hottest new bikes, enjoy vintage Indian motorcycles and feel the power of the Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine at the new Indian Motorcycle display
MEDINA, MN (December 2, 2013) Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the International Motorcycle Shows in Long Beach, Calif. and New York, NY which run respectively from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 at the Long Beach Conventio...
POLARIS RANGER TO ASSIST IN THE DARPA ROBOTICS CHALLENGE
Minneapolis MN, November 26, 2013 – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced that Polaris RANGER® XP 900 EPS vehicles will be used as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge to be held December 20-21, 2013, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla.
In the early stages of a number of recent disasters, it was clear there were limitations to what mitigation steps humans could take due to dangerous conditions. Th...
POLARIS DONATING OFF-ROAD VEHICLES FOR THE TORNADO DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT
Units donated to Team Rubicon feature TerrainArmor Non-Pneumatic Tires
Minneapolis, MN (Nov. 22, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company is donating two RANGER 800 full-size, side-by-side vehicles, equipped with TerrainArmor™ Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT), to help with the tornado disaster relief effort in Washington, Illinois. The units will be donated to Team Rubicon, a non-profit disaster relief organization that unites the skills of military vet...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. DONATES $10,000 TO THE NATIONAL FOREST FOUNDATION FOR RESTORATION OF CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER HEADWATERS
Reforestation project will restore storm damage on Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest.
Missoula, MT – November 20, 2013 — The National Forest Foundation (NFF) recently received a generous $10,000 grant from Polaris Industries Inc. to restore portions of the Chippewa National Forest. Situated in the upper headwaters region of the Mississippi River watershed, the Chippewa National Forest encompasses more than half a million acres of forest and wetlands and is home to one of ...
COASTAL RACING TAKES BAJA 1000
Jagged X takes second and wins first-ever UTV Pro Class SCORE Championship
Minneapolis, MN (Nov. 20, 2013)-The Baja 1000 is a true test of a machine and driver and Polaris sent three race teams to the line to conquer the epic race. It would be a true test of the RZRs ability and durability, and, in the end, Coas...
POLARIS INTRODUCES MILITARY-GRADE CONSUMER WORK VEHICLE
New Sportsman WV850 H.O. All-Terrain Vehicle Features Terrain Armor Non-Pneumatic Tires
Minneapolis, MN (November 15, 2013) – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is launching a new military-grade all-terrain vehicle (ATV) featuring Terrain Armor™ Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT). The new Sportsman® WV850 H.O. with Terrain Armor will be available to consumers looking for a true work vehicle, in December 2013...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES BUYBACK OF 3.96 MILLION SHARES FROM FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 12, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has purchased all of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s (“FHI”) 3.96 million shares of Polaris’ common stock for a purchase price of $497.5 million, thereby reducing its outstanding share count by approximately six percent. Polaris funded this purchase with a combination of cash on hand and $250 million of borrowings under the Company’s revolving credit facility.
Polaris and FHI have...
XP1K VIDEO FEATURING RZR XP 1000 TOPS 1 MILLION VIEWS
UTVUnderground.com drops “XP1K REMIXED” to Celebrate
Minneapolis, MN (November 7, 2013)- Mad Media, and UTVUnderground.com today announced their extraordinary viral video “XP1K,” launched in August, has been viewed more than 1 Million times on YouTube, making it the most-successful branded UTV video clip ever! XP1K features off-road champion and Polaris Factory Off-Road Racer RJ Anderson driving a custom built, 190 horsepower, Polaris RZR XP1000. The video is a non-stop bar...
WILLIAM YOKLEY WINS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE GNCC CHAMPIONSHIP
Minneapolis, MN (October 30, 2013) – William Yokley and his Coastal / Polaris / CST / Yoshimura /Yokley Racing Holz-built RZR 900 took the GNCC “XC1 Modified” UTV Championship for fifth consecutive year with Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger finishing the season in fourth. RZRs proved to be a dominant force in the class taking the top five spots for the season, including Yokley’s nephew, John Yokley, taking second in his Big Country Powersports/Yokley Racing RZR 900.
POLARIS 'WINNING RIDERS' PROGRAM SUPPORTS STATE & PROVINCIAL SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS
Polaris Supports Grassroots Groups with Sales-Based Contributions
MEDINA, MN (Oct. 30, 2013) – For the ninth consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris "Winning Riders" program, which generates support for the state association user groups based on sales of new Polaris snowmobiles.
From Newfoundland to Washington and Alaska to Quebec, snowmobile associations are receiving &qu...
KEVIN FARR APPOINTED TO POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (October 24, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today appointed Kevin Farr to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Farr is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mattel, Inc., the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. At Mattel, Mr. Farr is responsible for the finances of a $6.4 billion global business. He also plays integral roles in corporate strategic planning and development, i...
USSOCOM AWARDS POLARIS CONTRACTS TO SUPPLY ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES
Minneapolis, MN (October 23, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, announced the company was awarded a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to provide MRZR Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles. This contract award spans up to five years, and allows SOCOM to manage their ultra-light tactical mobility needs to meet mission demands and emerging threats.
The MRZR2 and MRZR4 are highly-mobile...
POLARIS REPORTS RECORD THIRD QUARTER 2013 RESULTS; EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS INCREASED 23% to $1.64 ON SALES GROWTH OF 25%
Third quarter surpasses $1.1 billion in sales; Company increases full year 2013 Sales and EPS from continuing operations guidance
Third Quarter Highlights:
· Net income from continuing operations increased 24% to $116.9 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, with sales increasing 25% to $1,102.6 million, setting records for third quarter sales and earnings and exceeding $1 billion in quarterly sales for the first time in the Company’s history.
POLARIS TO SPONSOR QUEBEC MAJOR JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
MEDINA, Minn. (Oct. 21, 2013) – Polaris Snowmobiles has entered a sponsorship agreement with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, becoming official sponsor of the league and its twelve Quebec-based teams, including Drakkar Baie-Comeau, Voltigeurs Drummondville, Sagueneens Chicoutimi, Olympiques Gatineau, Remparts Quebec, Blainville-Boisbriand Armada, Rimouski Oceanic, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, Victoriaville Tigres, Sherbrooke Phoenix, Shawinigan Cataractes, and Foreurs Val-d’Or....
VICTORY MOTORCYCLES HEAD OUT ON THE HIGHWAY WITH TATTOO PROJECTS
Charlotte creative studio named agency of record for bike brand
(MEDINA, MINNESOTA) Victory Motorcycles, the second-largest heavyweight motorcycle brand in the USA, whose models include the top-selling Cross Country bagger line and the Highball, have named North Carolina based Tattoo Projects as agency of record for 2014. The maverick advertising agency, who prides themselves on creating daring campaigns that leave indelible impressions, won the b...
THE NEW POLARIS GEM eM 1400
MEDINA, Minn. – (Oct. 17, 2013) – Polaris® Industries Inc., today announced the availability of the all-new Polaris® GEM® eMTM1400 vehicle. The compact electric vehicles are ready for order through all 280 authorized GEM dealers in North America. With industry leading payload and cargo capacity as well as versatile configurations, the GEM eM1400 can be customized to fit your work applications.
"The entire GEM team is extremely excited to bring the all-new eM1400 to the ...
POLARIS RZR DOMINATES RACING WEEKEND
Minneapolis, MN (October 17, 2013) – From Coast-to-Coast, Polaris RZR was out in full force this past weekend. From GNCC to BITD, Polaris Factory Racing Teams were on top of the podium and securing championship wins.
In WORCS, it would come down to the last race of the season, Buffalo Bills, to decide the Pro Production class winner. Polaris Racers Beau Baron and Ryan Piplic, in their RZR 900s, would duke it out for the championship. When the dust settled, Baron would edge d...
POLARIS INTRODUCES ANOTHER RZR BEYOND COMPARE
New RZR XP 4 1000 Offers the Ultimate RZR Experience for Four
Minneapolis, MN (October 15, 2013) – Three months ago, Polaris introduced the RZR® XP 1000, which brought incredible innovations to each of the hallmark Power, Suspension and Agility aspects of RZR®, and added an entirely new level of interior comfort and accessory customization. In true Polaris fashion of aggressively bringing vehicles to market that suit the needs of all off-road enthusiasts, the company is intr...
POLARIS PARTNERS WITH PINK RIBBON RIDERS AND DONATES LIMITED EDITION 2014 800 SWITCHBACK PRO-R SNOWMOBILE TO SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS
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...