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UTV INC. TAKES BAJA 1000 IN RZR XP 4 1000 2014-11-20
Jagged X takes second, Team UXC Racing finished fourth on Scrambler XP 1000 EPS and seals Sportsman ATV Championship    Minneapolis, MN (Nov. 20, 2014)-This year’s point-to-point Baja 1000 was 1275 miles of brutal terrain testing both machine and driver. Polaris RZR would go into the race as the defending champion, and the Scrambler XP 1000 would make a maiden voyage with Team UXC racing at the helm. Nineteen side-by-sides, including 13 RZRs, would start the race and eigh...
POLARIS ACQUIRES PRO ARMOR 2014-11-12
Adding Pro Armor strengthens Polaris’ aftermarket offerings for performance side-by-side and ATV markets MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 12, 2014) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of certain assets of LSI Products Inc. and Armor Holdings, LLC, privately-held Riverside, Calif.-based companies that design, develop, manufacture, source, sell and distribute accessories for performance side-by-side vehicles and ATV markets under the Pro Armor brand...
CHRIS ROBINSON TAKES ROUND 8 AND SEALS 2014 TORN UTILITY CHAMPIONSHIP ON HIS SCRAMBLER XP 1000 EPS 2014-11-04
Minneapolis, MN (November 4, 2014) -Round 8 of the Texas Off-Road Nationals (TORN) would see Team UXC Racer Chris Robinson take the win and seal the Utility Quad Championship on his Scrambler XP 1000 EPS. The race would see some stiff competition with eight utility quads lined up to tackle the 5-mile course. Robinson would jump off the line in second and by mile one, take the lead. He would hold the lead for the next two laps, get passed for a short amount of time, and then ...
PENNSYLVANIA STATE LAWMAKERS SUPPORT CONSUMERS, ENVIRONMENT WITH NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE LEGISLATION 2014-10-24
MEDINA, MN (Oct. 23, 2014) – The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently voted to expand the choices of citizens in the state, while protecting the environment, by passing legislation that allows low speed electric vehicles (LSVs), known in Pennsylvania as Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs), to travel on approved roads with a posted speed limit of no more than 35 miles per hour. With Governor Tom Corbett’s signature, Pennsylvania joins 46 other states that have similar laws. ...
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR CAMP RZR GLAMIS 2014-10-16
Minneapolis, MN (October 16, 2014) -Polaris RZR wanted to remind off-road enthusiasts about Camp RZR  in Glamis, Calif., on October 31-November 2. Known as a celebration of all things RZR, the first Camp RZR was held during the 2013 New Years weekend, in the Glamis Sand Dunes, in Calif. The event was such a success, it was repeated later that year over Halloween weekend. Polaris expanded the event internationally when the first-ever Camp RZR was held in the United Arab Emira...
POLARIS LAUNCHES THREE ADDITIONAL OFF-ROAD PRODUCTS 2014-10-16
RANGER CREW 900-6, ACE 570 SP and RZR 170 EFI added to product mix Minneapolis, MN (Oct 16, 2014) - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced three additional Off-Road Vehicle offerings, the RANGER CREW® 900-6, Polaris ACE™ 570 SP and RZR® 170 EFI. To accommodate multi-passenger customers who are looking to haul more people, Polaris is excited to announce the all-new RANGER CREW 900-6. The RANGER CREW 900-6 has all...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTERS TO HELP REEL IN BLOOD DONORS 2014-10-14
October 14, 2014 (St. Paul, MN) – Minnesota-based Polaris Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PII) has again partnered with local nonprofit Memorial Blood Centers, a division of Innovative Blood Resources, to engage eligible donors in giving blood that helps save and sustain lives in our community.  For the third consecutive year, Polaris generously provided a brand new all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to help promote the cause of blood donation. Volunteers who stepped up to give blood in Ju...
CODY RAHDERS TAKES TWO TITLES AT THE LUCAS REGIONALS SERIES 2014-10-13
Minneapolis, MN (October 13, 2014)- Cody Rahders went into Round 7 of the Lucas Oil Regional Series with a one-point lead in the Production 1000 class and a two-point lead in the Stock XP 900 class, and came away as the 2014 Champion in both classes. In Production 1000, Rahders was faced with a must-win situation in order to clinch the Production 1000 title. At the start, he went from fourth to leading by the end of turn two and would hold it until lap seven where he would b...
JAGGED X TAKES BEST IN THE DESERT'S BLUEWATER DESERT CHALLENGE 2014-10-13
Minneapolis,  MN (October 13, 2014)-Polaris Factory Racers would be out in force at the Bluewater Desert Challenge this past weekend. The race, different than the other Best in the Desert Races, would be two days of three 25-mile laps, with results based on times from both days, so it not only takes great strategy but a fast car. Thirty-two side-by-sides would take the line with the Pro Class having the majority of entrants. Jagged X’s Brandon Schueler in the No. 1919 RZR XP...
USSOCOM RECOGNIZES POLARIS DEFENSE AT AUSA EVENT 2014-10-13
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 13, 2014) — U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Lt. Col. Utsler recognized Polaris Defense today, during an event at AUSA, for the company’s rapid delivery and support of the Light Weight All-Terrain Vehicle (LTATV) contract. Contract execution included support of user evaluation and government testing, delivery of vehicles with tactical accessories to multiple USSOCOM locations, and providing training and sustainment parts to those locations. Po...
POLARIS DEFENSE DEBUTS NEWLY CONTRACTED ULTRA-LIGHT VEHICLE 2014-10-07
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 7, 2014) — Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is excited to announce the launch of the DAGOR™ ultra-light combat vehicle, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 13-15. The DAGOR was designed and tested, and is now under contract and in production – all in less than two years – leveraging Polaris’ world class off-road engineering and design capability, to meet an emergin...
JAGGED X WINS RIGID INDUSTRIES SCORE DESERT CHALLENGE 2014-10-03
Polaris RZR Racers finish one, two, UXC Racing steers Scrambler into First Place Minneapolis, MN (Oct. 3, 2014) -The Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge is a two-day, semi-short course format held at Coyne Powersports Complex near Imperial, Calif.  The classes were divided into groups and each group raced in two heats with the times being combined to determine the winners. Jagged X’s Brandon Schueler would fill in for Matt Parks in the No. 1932 RZR and start in fifth ...
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC. HIRES KENNETH J. PUCEL AS NEW EVP OF OPERATIONS, ENGINEERING, AND LEAN 2014-10-03
Accelerating Polaris’ Evolution into Highly Profitable, Customer-Centric Lean Enterprise MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 3, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has hired Kenneth J. (Ken) Pucel to fill its newly formed Executive Vice President of Operations, Engineering, and Lean position. Ken currently serves as EVP of Global Operations, Quality, and Technology for Boston Scientific Corporation ("BSC"), and is expected to start with Polari...
POLARIS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN POLAND 2014-09-24
The brand-new facility will be Polaris’ first dedicated manufacturing facility for Off-Road Vehicles outside North America Minneapolis, MN (Sept. 23, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the grand opening of its new manufacturing facility in Opole, Poland. The 345,000-square-foot facility will be the first Polaris plant dedicated to manufacturing Off-Road Vehicles (ORV’s) outside of North America. Employee training has already begun at the Opole faci...
NEW POLARIS PARTNERSHIP BRINGS POWERSPORTS SAVINGS TO COSTCO 2014-09-24
Partnership brings exclusive promotions to Costco members through participating dealers MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 24, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will partner with the Costco Auto Program (CAP), an auto-buying program specifically for Costco members, as the exclusive promotional partner for its powersports division. Starting today, Costco members will be able to access special pricing and promotional incentives on select Polaris prod...
INAUGURAL CAMP RZR EAST WAS SMASHING SUCCESS 2014-09-23
Minneapolis, MN (Sept 23, 2014) -Camp RZR rolled into Brimstone® Recreation, in Huntsville, Tenn. last weekend and was met with an overwhelmingly positive response with more than 12,000 people attending, making it the largest event ever held at Brimstone. "Polaris’ Camp RZR exceeded our expectations for attendance and overall benefit for the community of Huntsville, Tenn.,” said Mayor George W. Potter. Camp RZR East provided attendees with entertainment, giveaways, v...
POLARIS SNOWMOBILES PARTNERS WITH CHRIS BROWN AND RIDE WITH CHRIS BROWN ADVENTURES 2014-09-21
Medina, MN (September 19, 2014) – Polaris Snowmobiles announced today that Chris Brown, will become the official sponsor of his snowmobile guiding and clinics services, Ride With Chris Brown Adventures. "We’re excited to start this partnership with Chris and his backcountry adventures. We’re looking forward to getting even more western riders on Polaris RMKs to see just how amazing these machines are." said Andy Kroll, Brand Manager for Polaris Snowmobiles. Beginning ...
SNOWGOER MAGAZINE NAMES POLARIS SWITCHBACK PRO-S AS THE "SLED OF THE YEAR"! 2014-09-21
SnowGoer Magazine has named the innovative, smoothest riding, most versatile new 2015 Polaris Switchback® PRO-S as the "Sled of the Year"! The magazine staff presented the "Sled of the Year" award to Chris Wolf, Director of Snowmobiles, at Haydays, the annual pre-season snowmobile event held in suburban Minneapolis. The magazine made an excellent choice as the all-new 2015 Switchback® PRO-S – available with a Polaris Liberty 800 or 600 engine – is the ...
BARON SEALS WORCS CHAMPIONSHIP WITH WIN AT ROUND 8 2014-09-18
Minneapolis, MN (September 17, 2014) -Polaris Factory Racers were back in action at Glen Helen, in Devore, Calif. for WORCS Round 8. Polaris/Holz Racing’s Beau Baron would take another win to seal the WORCS Pro SxS championship for the second consecutive year. Starting in the front row, Baron would take second off the start and take the lead when Polaris Factory Racer Mitch Guthrie Jr’s car suffered an unfortunate mechanical issue. Another fellow racer, Polaris/Loan Mart/Hol...