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Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Transamerican Auto Parts
Bob Boop (Updated: Wed, Oct/12/2016 01:28PM)

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) (“Polaris” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transamerican Auto Parts Company (“TAP”), a privately held, vertically integrated manufacturer, distributor, retailer and installer of off-road Jeep and truck accessories, for an aggregate consideration of $665 million, subject to customary closing adjustments. After adjusting for the $115 million estimated net present value of future tax benefits, the purchase price implies a multiple of approximately 9.0 times TAP’s EBITDA for the 12 months ended September 30, 2016.

Polaris to Donate Off-Road Vehicles to The Salvation Army
Bob Boop (Updated: Thu, Sep/17/2015 11:37AM)

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is donating four utility off-road vehicles to The Salvation Army. The donation includes a combination of RANGER®, HIPPO®, Polaris® BRUTUS® and Polaris® M1400™ vehicles, a  variety of front attachments, and a set of TERRAINARMOR™ Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT) to enhance The Salvation Army’s ability to assist in natural disaster clean up in severe conditions. 

Polaris Partners with National Forest Foundation for “Pledge to Ride” Campaign
Bob Boop (Updated: Thu, Sep/17/2015 11:37AM)

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is partnering with the National Forest Foundation to offer the “Pledge to Ride” Campaign

ATV Safety Institute Again Offers Free ATV Safety Training
Robert Boop (Updated: Mon, Mar/16/2015 01:47PM)

The ATV Safety Institute will provide free rider training for the second straight year during ATV Safety Week this spring. The ASI is again working with partners across America who will be volunteering to provide free ATV RiderCourses and other safety education June 6–14.

Polaris Acquires Hammerhead Off-Road Vehicles Business
Staff (Updated: Mon, Feb/23/2015 03:41PM)

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire HH Investment Limited (”Hammerhead”).  Hammerhead manufactures gasoline powered go-karts, light utility vehicles, and electric utility vehicles in Shanghai, China.  The Company markets its products globally under the Hammerhead Offroad® brand, along with maintaining key private label relationships with other OEMs.  The transaction is expected to close within the next 90 days.  The terms of the pending transaction were not disclosed.

Send an Email Urging Your Representative to Cosponsor H.R. 999 — The ROV In-Depth Examination Act, or RIDE Act!
Staff (Updated: Mon, Feb/23/2015 03:35PM)

Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would require the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study about the appropriateness of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) moving forward with its mandatory product standards for recreational off-highway vehicles UTVs (side-by-sides). 

NOHVCC Is hiring
Robert Boop (Updated: Mon, Jan/26/2015 01:31PM)

Yes! You read the title correctly, the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) is hiring a Project Manager. Here is an opportunity to join our team.Yes! You read the title correctly, the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) is hiring a Project Manager. Here is an opportunity to join our team.

Why We Ride to Donate Portion of DVD Proceeds to Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Ride for Kids
Robert Boop/Staff (Updated: Wed, Nov/19/2014 12:50PM)

Why We Ride is partnering with Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids program for a holiday fundraising campaign. Why We Ride will donate $5 to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation for each copy of the DVD sold on through the end of the year.

Right Rider Access Fund Sponsors Spring 2015 OHV Recreation Management Course Scholarship
Staff (Updated: Wed, Nov/19/2014 12:30PM)

Applications due December 3rd, 2014. Classes begin January 12th, 2015.

The spring semester OHV Recreation Management courses are PLS 451/551: Planning and Design of OHV Parks; and PLS 453/553: Operation and Management of OHV Trails Systems. The information in these courses can be invaluable for both agency personnel as well as for enthusiasts. The winner of the scholarship will be able to choose 1 of the 2 offered courses for this spring's semester.

JOB OPENING: BlueRibbon Coalition Seeks Executive Director
Staff (Updated: Wed, Nov/19/2014 12:25PM)

The BlueRibbon Coalition is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization which champions responsible use of public lands and land access for outdoor recreation.

Polaris Urges Off-Road Enthusiasts to Stand Up and Let Your Voice Be Heard
Staff (Updated: Wed, Nov/19/2014 12:19PM)

Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today asked off-road 
enthusiasts to stand up and let their voices be heard regarding the Consumer Product Safety Com
mission’s (CPSC) proposed mandates for off-road, side-by-side vehicles (ROVs). 


Silverado Polaris ACE+ Concept Ready for the Trail
Robert Boop (Updated: Mon, Nov/03/2014 04:50PM)

The Chevrolet Silverado Polaris ACE+ concept shows that while Chevy’s full-size truck was designed for work, it also works hard to enable recreational interests. The outdoors-themed concept debuts at the SEMA Show this week and is paired with the new Polaris® ACE™ – a revolutionary single-seat, sit-in off-road vehicle launched earlier this year. 

New “Great Trails” Guidebook Is Funded By Wide Range Of OHV Partners
Staff (Updated: Fri, Oct/24/2014 02:25PM)

A new guidebook will soon be available from the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) that will benefit the entire OHV industry. Titled “Great Trails – A Guide to Providing Quality OHV Trail Experiences”, it is being developed by NOHVCC, written by a core team of consultants, and funded by a wide range of OHV industry partners.

Job Title: Interdisciplinary Social Scientist/Biological Scientist
Staff (Updated: Fri, Oct/17/2014 03:15PM)

We were asked to share this information regarding a position with the Chippewa National Forest in MN. Here are the details:

Polaris Industries Inc. Challenges Polaris Dealers to ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Robert Boop (Updated: Tue, Aug/26/2014 10:13AM)

Today, Polaris Industries Inc.’s (NYSE:PII) Chairman and CEO, Scott Wine, completed the Ice Bucket Challenge, joining in the viral campaign to raise awareness and funds for ALS. 

2 OHV Jobs Available
Staff (Updated: Thu, Jun/26/2014 03:12PM)

 ATV.INFO was notified of 2 job positions that are available. One of Minnesota and one for Arizona. 

ATV Recalls
Robert Boop (Updated: Fri, Oct/16/2015 12:19PM)

Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII), in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission  and Transport Canada, is issuing a voluntary recall on model year 2015 Polaris RZR 900 and 1000 vehicles due to reports of pinched fuel tank vent lines.

KYMCO Recall
Staff (Updated: Wed, Oct/15/2014 01:11PM)
Team UXC Racing Takes GNCC Wild Boar
Staff (Updated: Mon, Mar/16/2015 02:34PM)

Team UXC Racing would be out at full force at GNCC’s First Round, Wild Boar, in Palatka, Fla., and would go one, two both in the 4x4 Pro Class and overall, with the Scrambler XP 850 EPS.

Inaugural Fly Racing ATV Supercross Results: Daytona International Speedway
Staff (Updated: Mon, Mar/16/2015 02:09PM)

Tuesday afternoon presented one of the most landmark moments in the history of the Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA (ATVMX), as the world's best four wheel off-road motorcycle racers took to the hallowed grounds of the Daytona International Speedway infield for the inaugural FLY Racing ATV Supercross (ATVSX).  

Borich Captures 2014 GNCC Championship With Big Victory at the Ironman
Staff (Updated: Mon, Oct/27/2014 01:38PM)

 It has been approximately two decades since the XC1 Pro ATV Championship has been decided at the final round of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series, and perhaps even longer since its top contenders came into a finale with a tie in points. But Saturday's AMSOIL Ironman GNCC was a winner-take-all affair in both the XC1 and XC2 Pro Am classes as four elite riders looked to secure two major championships at the 20th running of the Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Coastal Racing Takes Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno
Robert Boop (Updated: Tue, Aug/26/2014 10:41AM)

Vegas to Reno is known as the largest off-road race s in the U.S. spanning 534 miles. This year, 40 side-by-sides lined up, more than half being RZRs, to tackle the desert between the two cities. On the ATV side, Team UXC/Driven Powersports/Polaris Factory Racing would line up their Scrambler XP 1000 as the only 4x4 to tackle the race. 

Can-am Teams Victorious At Heartland Challenge
Robert Boop (Updated: Tue, Aug/26/2014 10:35AM)

Can-Am® ATV and side-by-side racers competed at the 2014 Heartland Challenge endurance race, the Vegas To Reno Best In The Desert series and round eight of the New England ATV Motocross series, earning podiums in all three events. 

Polaris ATVs
Polaris Announces New ATVs & UTVs 2015
Staff (Updated: Mon, Jan/26/2015 02:11PM)

Polaris Industries today announced the company’s newest ATV and RANGER® offerings. These units will be in addition to the Model Year 2015 line up announced in July. All units will be available in dealerships in late January.