X

Social Media

Industry ready to celebrate a positive year in Orlando

October 10, 2014

It’s always a sign of an upward trajectory in the industry when the phone rings, and on two consecutive calls, analysts from two different investment companies are on the other line, seeking insight into customization, or pricing of side-by-sides. That’s a strong sign that somewhere, some as-yet-unnamed... Read more »

Don’t miss the Kickoff Networking Reception at AIMExpo

October 10, 2014

Got your AIMExpo registration badge? Check! In the mood for some free food and drink? Yep! How about poolside with some tunes? Heck yeah! A new addition to the Powersports Business Institute @ AIMExpo in Orlando in October is the inaugural Kickoff Networking Reception presented by GE Capital. All... Read more »

Broward Motorsports add BMW store

1314News-BMWdealer610x300

October 9, 2014

BMW Motorrad USA has further expanded its brand in southern Florida with the addition of BMW Motorcycles of West Palm Beach. The new BMW motorcycle dealership, located at 2300 Okeechobee Blvd. (also home of Broward Motorsports), offers a complete line of BMW motorcycles, parts, accessories, apparel and... Read more »

Arai presents special Hayes replica helmet

October 9, 2014

In celebration of Monster Graves Yamaha’s Josh Hayes winning his fourth AMA Superbike title, Arai Helmet Inc. has presented Hayes with a one-off, special edition of its ultra-high-end Corsair-V RC (Racing Carbon) helmet. Hayes clinched the 2014 title in dominating fashion, winning both Superbike races... Read more »

U.K.’s MCIA lobbies for electric bikes

October 9, 2014

The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) in the U.K. is calling for the government to recognize the potential of electric motorcycles and ensure they are clearly listed as eligible for the latest round of government subsidy to stimulate the uptake of electric vehicles. The Office for Low Emission... Read more »

Suzuki’s August sales boosted by RM-Z

1314Focus-dr200s610x300

October 6, 2014

Motocross bikes up 40 percent at retail compared to 2013 Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) and its dealers celebrated the end of summer with a strong start to the traditional ATV sales season. For August, Suzuki scored sales gains in sport ATVs and utility sport ATVs, for a combined 23-percent rise... Read more »

Lightspeed joins ADP spinoff CDK Global

1314News-greg_smith610x300

By Liz Keener, Managing Editor
October 6, 2014

Dealers should notice little change with new company What was formerly known as ADP Lightspeed is now operating under a new name with a new company. Though the powersports, marine and RV division of the new company will keep the Lightspeed branding for its products, the division will be known as CDK... Read more »

PWC sales grow in August

October 6, 2014

PWC sales, which have shown robust year-over-year sales increases throughout 2014, continued to be strong in August, up almost 30 percent from a year ago. The latest Info-Link Bellwether report also shows ski boat sales were up more than 15 percent, off their 20 percent growth pace of earlier this... Read more »

Polaris receives honor from Boy Scouts of America

1114ATV-Polaris boyscout2610x300

October 3, 2014

Polaris Industries Inc. received a one-of-a-kind print from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in appreciation for its commitment to a 10-year partnership to provide age-appropriate vehicles, safety equipment and safety instruction to BSA camps across the nation. This token of appreciation was presented... Read more »

East Coast Snocross, FXR form marketing partnership

1114Focus-FXR610x300

October 3, 2014

Officials at Clarksburg, Mass.-based East Coast Snocross (ECS) announced a new three-year marketing partnership with high performance snowmobile outerwear manufacturer FXR Factory Racing, Inc. FXR is the official outerwear supplier for International Series of Champions’ (ISOC) AMSOIL Championship... Read more »

« Previous PageNext Page »