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Ariens unveils Gravely Atlas Job Site Vehicle

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November 17, 2014

Powersports dealers have opportunity to carry Polaris-partnered vehicle By Liz Keener Managing Editor Ariens Company’s Atlas is so unique to the market that company employees rarely refer to it as a UTV or side-by-side; instead they call it a JSV, meaning Job Site Vehicle. The Gravely Atlas JSV-3000... Read more »

‘Born to be Wild,’ and other Orlando hits

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November 17, 2014

By Dave McMahon Editor in Chief Some crazy things happened along our way to a highly successful Year 2 of the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando. If you attended or exhibited, we hope your time was equally productive and filled with relationship-building and developing new partnerships. Here... Read more »

A look back at AIMExpo 2014

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November 10, 2014

Here’s a look at some of the exhibit floor highlights at the 2nd annual AIMExpo in Orlando The Powersports Business Institute @ AIMExpo sponsored by CDK Global Recreation and STA-BIL drew attentive industry crowds throughout the duration of the two-day event. With 32 sessions across four tracks, including... Read more »

ARI acquires tech company

November 10, 2014

ARI Network Services, Inc. has acquired TCS Technologies, a provider of software, websites and digital marketing services designed exclusively for dealers, wholesalers, retreaders and manufacturers within the automotive tire and wheel vertical. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “ARI’s... Read more »

Rockford Fosgate parent company promotes from within

November 10, 2014

High-performance audio systems maker Rockford Corp., has promoted Theresa Anthony to V.P of Sales & Marketing, and Jake Braaten to V.P. of Product Development & Engineering. “We’re setting our company up for growth,” said Bill Jackson, Rockford Corp. president and CEO. “These organizational... Read more »

Hibbert turns to Arcticwear for 2014-15 season

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November 7, 2014

Team Arctic’s Tucker Hibbert will launch into the 2014-15 Snocross racing season wearing Arcticwear Gear from Arctic Cat. It’s the same winning combination that helped launch Hibbert’s record-setting career more than 15 years ago. “It just feels right coming home to Arcticwear,” Hibbert said.... Read more »

Go AZ Motorcycles holds steady as No. 1 dealer

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November 7, 2014

Powersports Business announced its 2014 Power 50 dealerships last month during during a dinner and awards presentation sponsored by National Powersport Auctions (NPA) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., as part of the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo). For the second... Read more »

MotoLease’s new add-on products bring growth

By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
November 7, 2014

Lease assurance, service contracts, roadside assistance among additions MotoLease already had a program that appealed to subprime customers. Those interested in buying a bike could lease it without mileage restrictions, despite their FICO score, and they could own the bike at the end of the lease without... Read more »

Marra’s climb continues with new VP role

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By Dave McMahon, Editor in Chief
November 5, 2014

Former GO AZ GM promoted by YAM Gina Marra’s rise into the upper echelons of the powersports industry took another step in July when she became vice president of the Powersports Division for YAM Worldwide. Marra, who was previously general manager at GO AZ Motorcycles in Scottsdale, Ariz., and steered... Read more »

FRC Concepts adds motocross show to MAVTV lineup

November 5, 2014

FRC Concepts, a motorsports marketing agency specializing in the motorcycle racing industry, announced the addition of the American Motocross Team to its client roster of teams. The American Motocross Team will be competing in the 2015 AMA Motocross Championship, and the team will be the focus of a television... Read more »

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