Three major SNOWMOBILE USA Show & Sale events will span across the Midwest this fall to welcome in the coming season with gusto. These shows are the largest indoor events in their states featuring pure “snowmobile-only” action with special prices and discounts on accessories, performance parts, trailers, resorts, motels,... Read more
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has created GPS snowmobile trail maps so snowmobilers can know their exact location and where a trail will take them. Garmin GPS users can download a background map containing Minnesota snowmobile trails, including state trails, trails within state parks, state forests, and other... Read more
Net sales up 18 percent to $74.9 million on higher sales across all product lines MINNEAPOLIS, MN -July 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) Arctic Cat Inc. today reported that net sales increased 18 percent to $74.9 million in the fiscal 2012 first quarter ended June 30, 2011, up from net... Read more
BY DENISE MARTIN When the Hay Days Swap Meet and Grass Drag Races take place in September, there will not be a repeat of last fall’s fiasco. Part of the learning curve, since Hay Days first opened at its new site near Almelund, MInnesota last fall, involved Chisago County... Read more
Keeping snowmobilers from speeding at night is being credited as a major factor in a decline in snowmobile fatalities for a sixth straight year in Wisconsin, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources. Seventeen people were killed in snowmobile crashes during the 2010-2011 snowmobile season, down from 21... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – Polaris Industries has announced the acquisition of Indian Motorcycle.  The business was acquired from Indian Motorcycle Limited (IML). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are excited to be part of the revitalization of a quintessentially American brand,” said Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris Industries Inc.  “Indian... Read more
MEDINA, Minnesota – Polaris Industries has announced it will keep some of its engine manufacturing operations in Osceola, WI. This news comes in response to stronger than projected growth for Polaris in recent months. “Since we announced the strategic realignment last year, our volumes are up significantly in each of... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS (April 25, 2011) — Polaris Industries Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM), a wholly owned Fargo, N.D. based subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC and manufacturer of premium electric-powered vehicles. GEM is the recognized leader within the low-speed vehicle market, with a well-respected... Read more
The March 2011 issue of SnowTech will be mailed on March 10th.  (Allow 10 business days in the US for delivery, more in Canada) It will contain loads of info, photos, and editor opinions on the 2012 snowmobiles from Ski-Doo, Polaris, Yamaha, Arctic Cat.  It also contains a Cain’s... Read more
What are the dates or deadlines for Snow Check and Spring buy programs for the snowmobile manufacturers? Ski-Doo:  March 1 – April 18th Polaris: March 2nd – April 19th Yamaha: February 28 – April 18th Read more