GERMAN ARMY AWARDS POLARIS CONTRACT TO SUPPLY MILITARY ATVS
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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%
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
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
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)
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.
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.
Consumer Contact: Polaris; toll-free at (888)...
WILLIAM YOKLEY TAKES GNCC MOUNTAINEER
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...
JAGGED X WINS TECATE SCORE BAJA 500- PARKS AND SCHUELER PILOT THE NO. 1932 TO ITS SECOND, CONSECUTIVE SCORE WIN
Minneapolis, June 4, 2013 – After Jagged X/Polaris Driver Matt Parks won the opening round of the 2013 SCORE Baja championship, at the Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250, he knew he would need to share the driving duties for the second round, the 45th Tecate SCORE Baja 500. Parks enlisted teammate Brandon Schueler, who races in the Best In The Desert series, to not only drive, but to start the race. The strategy would pay off with the Jagged X Team winning their second straight SCORE ...
POLARIS DONATING 10 OFF-ROAD VEHICLES TO THE SALVATION ARMY FOR OKLAHOMA DISASTER RELIEF
Military units to feature Run-Flat and Non-Pneumatic Tires due to harsh conditions
Minneapolis, MN (May 28, 2013) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company is donating 10 military, off-road vehicles with a combination of Run-Flat and Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT), to enhance The Salvation Army’s ability to transport food, water and other critical supplies to survivors, in Moore, Okla. The units will be delivered from Polaris’ Osceola, Wis. plant, free of ch...
POLARIS HILLCLIMBERS WIN 11 ON 15 RMSHA PRO POINTS TITLES; KEITH CURTIS WINS 5 TITLES, ERIN BEUKELMAN WINS THREE
MEDINA, MN (April 24, 2013) – Polaris snowmobilers hillclimbers demonstrated total terrain domination on the Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Assn. (RMSHA) circuit this past winter, winning 11 Pro class points titles, all three Semi-Pro points crowns, two Women’s points titles and the lion’s share of King of the Hill honors at the circuit’s five points events.
Leading the way were Polaris racers Keith Curtis, who won points titles in five Pro classes and won Stock King of t...
POLARIS TO SPONSOR MYSTIK LUBRICANTS TERRACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Minneapolis, May 16, 2013- For the second year in a row, the Mystik® Lubricants Terracross™ Championship will be presented by Polaris RZR®. The series, known as rough, tough and muddy racing, invites some of the most recognized power sports and action sports athletes, such as Daryl Rath, Doug Gust, Chris Burandt, Paul Thacker and others to tackle some of the toughest, manmade tracks imaginable.
“Polaris is excited to be part of Terracross for its second year,” said Jason DiFuc...