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Husqvarna to unveil three street bikes at EICMA

October 23, 2014

News release Husqvarna is pleased to announce the unveiling of three exciting new models at the Italian motorcycle Expo EICMA — models that will give a clear understanding of the future of the brand. Known today for their off-road models and racing successes, Husqvarna first achieved fame during the... Read more »

State’s new electric vehicle legislation a boost for GEM

October 23, 2014

News release 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... Read more »

Suzuki recalls 23,073 motorcycles

Suzuki recall

October 23, 2014

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. has announced a recall of 23,073 GSX-R motorcycles, as missed shifts may cause chain detachment. The bikes affected by the recall include the 2009-14 GSX-R1000 and the 2011-14 GSX-R750. If a gear is missed while upshifting these bikes, the strain applied to the drive chain... Read more »

Arctic Cat reports Q3 earnings

Arctic Cat

October 23, 2014

News release Arctic Cat Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAT) today reported net earnings of $15.4 million, or $1.18 per diluted share, on higher net sales of $262.5 million for the fiscal 2015 second quarter ended September 30, 2014. As previously announced, the company recorded a non-recurring charge of approximately... Read more »

AIMExpo exhibitor wins Rookie of the Year, Best Booth honors

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October 23, 2014

News release APT MotoVox Group, Inc. (OTC BB: MTVX) and its house of brands took last week’s AIMExpo Motorsport show in Orlando, Florida by surprise, according to the show coordinators. AIMExpo presented Troy A. Covey and APT with two awards on Sunday for “Rookie of the Year” and “Best... Read more »

Your partners are listening, so speak up

Liz Keener, Managing Editor, Powersports Business
October 23, 2014

As I’ve been attending shows and writing stories lately, the theme that keeps coming up is, “We’re listening.” So many aftermarket suppliers lately have been explaining their new product, package, POP, or SKUs by saying that they listened to the dealers, and they made changes. And every time... Read more »

Cooper Tire begins testing tires made with guayule component

October 22, 2014

News release Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has completed tire builds using rubber derived from guayule plants and new guayule related materials. The tires are being evaluated by Cooper’s technical team using rigorous wheel, road and track tests, which are ongoing, but to date suggest tire performance... Read more »

Honda recalls 15,400 UTVs

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October 22, 2014

American Honda has issued a recall on 15,400 two- and four-seat 2014 Pioneer 700s. On the affected units, vegetation and debris can accumulate on the middle skid plate. From there, the debris can make contact with the exhaust system, which could cause the debris to ignite, resulting in smoke or fire.... Read more »

Bosch unveils new safety system for motorcycles

October 22, 2014

News release Robert Bosch LLC has developed Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC), the world’s first all-in-one safety system for motorcycles. MSC is designed to measure key motorcycle data and intervene in critical situations, resulting in improved rider safety. The MSC system, based on a Bosch anti-lock... Read more »

Dealership conducting on-site bike auction

October 22, 2014

News release United Country – Bonnette Auctions Louisiana Outdoor has announced an inventory reduction, pre-owned motorcycle auction event at Cajun Harley-Davidson in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. “We expect this to be an outstanding event,” said Billy Hunt with United Country –... Read more »

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