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More Than Rewards hires Murray as national sales manager

July 29, 2014

Christine Murray, a former account consultant with PowerSports Network (PSN), and recent territory manager with ARI Network Services, has joined marketing technology company More Than Rewards as national sales manager. Murray will focus on generating new business in the automated customer rewards and... Read more »

Biker’s Choice adds premium mobile audio brand to catalog

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July 29, 2014

Rockford Fosgate has partnered with Tucker Rocky Distribution to carry the Rockford Fosgate powersports product line through the Biker’s Choice catalog. The partnership kicked off on July 26 during Tucker Rocky’s mid-year dealer show. “We are excited to have our motorcycle-specific products, such... Read more »

Homan to lead new Polaris Global Adjacent Markets business for Polaris

July 29, 2014

News release Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it is integrating several emerging business lines to create a new Global Adjacent Markets business and that it has named Matt Homan to lead the fully integrated business as President, Global Adjacent Markets. This new business unit... Read more »

Honda motorcycle revenues increase in fiscal Q1

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July 29, 2014

News release Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC; NYSE) today announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2014. First Quarter Results Honda’s consolidated net income attributable to Honda Motor Co., Ltd. for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2014 totaled... Read more »

Growing from online to brick-and-mortar

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Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
July 28, 2014

Former Internet-only dealer moves into ex-Saturn dealership in Chicago Haider Saba admits that he doesn’t know what he doesn’t know, and he’s concocted his business plan accordingly. Free shipping of pre-owned motorcycles to anywhere in the continental U.S.? Check. A money-back guarantee on those... Read more »

Average dealer sold 82 UTVs in 13 months

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July 28, 2014

West, California combine to lead sport UTV sales by region Data from ADP Lightspeed provided exclusively to Powersports Business readers finds that based on more than 90,000 new UTVs sold at retail from May 2013 to May 2014 in 1,090 dealerships, the average dealer sold 82 units during those 13 months. Sport... Read more »

Rigid Industries LED Lighting wins award

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July 28, 2014

Rigid Industries LED Lighting has won the Large Business of the Year Award from the Gilbert, Ariz., Chamber of Commerce. Other nominees in this category were Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Southwest Airlines. “It is an honor to be nominated alongside the many great leaders of the community. I’m... Read more »

The most important seven minutes of the sale

Brian Gallmeier, Columnist
July 28, 2014

The single step in the overall sales and finance process that impacts dealer profitability the most is an effective menu presentation. We’ll focus on the main presentation, with an example of “creating a picture” in the middle of it. At the end of this article, you will see what most business managers... Read more »

Polaris reveals Slingshot with $19,999 starting MSRP

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News Release
July 27, 2014

Polaris celebrated 60 years of innovation by introducing the highly anticipated Polaris Slingshot, an awe-inspiring 3-wheel roadster that represents the future of on-road driving exhilaration.  “Slingshot was designed to deliver head turning exhilaration on two dimensions” said Mike Jonikas, Vice... Read more »

Indian reveals the 2015 Roadmaster

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News Release
July 27, 2014

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, is pleased to announce the all-new 2015 Indian Roadmaster, setting a new benchmark as the ultimate in luxury motorcycle touring. This exceptional new addition to the Indian Motorcycle family will make its public debut on August 2 at the 74th annual... Read more »

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