Polaris Donates 10 Military-Grade Ultra-Light Vehicles to the Salvation Army for Hurricane Sandy Relief>
Roseville, MN (November 21, 2012) – Polaris Industries Inc. has donated 10 military-grade Ultra-Light Vehicles to The Salvation Army, to assist in their relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The MVRS 700 4x4 vehicles, built to operate in extreme conditions, will enhance The Salvation Army’s ability to transport food, water and other critical supplies to areas hard-hit by the devastating Oct. 29 storm.
The vehicles shipped earlier this week from Polaris’ plant in Osceola, Wis., to Salvation Army locations in New York and New Jersey. The Salvation Army continues to provide hot meals, drinks, emotional support and other critical services to hundreds of thousands of Hurricane Sandy survivors and relief workers.
“Our thoughts are with those struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy,” said Polaris CEO Scott Wine. “The Salvation Army is working tirelessly to ease their hardship, and we hope the vehicles we provide will hasten relief efforts and help restore some sort of normalcy to those affected by the storm.”
To learn more about how you can help The Salvation Army’s hurricane relief efforts, call 651-745-3400 or visit www.SalvationArmyNorth.org.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2011 sales of $2.7 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian motorcycle brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) and Goupil Industrie SA, and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Pure Polaris apparel, accessories and parts, available at Polaris dealerships.
Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index. Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicles accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.