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
The Pink Ribbon Riders(c) a volunteer based organization comes together with volunteers from all over the USA at the last but most unique Snow Run on the 2011 Snow RunTour. The 4th Annual Wyoming Snow Run at Togwotee Mountain Lodge on March 18th & 19th. The Annual Snow Run(c) event is open... Read more
Erin Beukelman and Vinnie Clark brought their Holz Racing-equipped sleds to Bear Lake Hill prepared to race! The hillclimb was held at the Price Ranch near Geneva, Idaho on February 4-5. Beukelman was crowned MODIFIED KING after taking first in the ultra-competitive Pro 700 Modified Class on his Holz Racing-built, Carl’s... Read more