MINNEAPOLIS — Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is excited to announce the launch of the DAGOR™ ultra-light combat vehicle, at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C. , Oct. 13-15. The DAGOR was designed and tested, and is now under contract and in production – all in less than two years – leveraging Polaris’ world class off-road engineering and design capability, to meet an emerging threat to SOF and light infantry forces.
Minneapolis, Oct. 3, 2014 – The Rigid Industries SCORE Desert Challenge is a two-day, semi-short course format held at Coyne Powersports Complex near Imperial, Calif. The classes were divided into groups and each group raced in two heats with the times being combined to determine the winners.
Known as a celebration of all things RZR, the first Camp RZR was held during the 2013 New Years weekend, in the Glamis Sand Dunes, in Calif. The event was such a success, it was repeated later that year over Halloween weekend. Polaris expanded the event internationally when the first-ever Camp RZR was held in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year.
MINNEAPOLIS – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) 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 during a special ceremony at Polaris’ 60th Anniversary celebration held in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company has donated a customized pink RZR XP 1000 to the American Cancer Society as part of their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.
“Too many of us have been affected by cancer, whether through a personal battle or an afflicted neighbor, co-worker or family member,” said Scott Wine, Polaris’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The American Cancer Society works tirelessly toward the eradication of this dreaded disease, and we hope that, through this donation, we can help them raise the funds needed to continue this noble fight.”
Minneapolis – At Round 5 of the Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series, Cody Rahders took his fifth win in a row in the Stock XP class with his Polaris/Cognito Motorsports RZR 900 and finished the day with a win in the Production 1000 class in his Cognito Motorsports/Polaris RZR XP 1000.
With the start inverted four positions for the Stock XP class, Rahders would work his way into second by the end of lap two and was in the lead by the end of lap three. He would maintain a one-second lead to the end of the race and seal his fifth win in a row.
Teixeira Tech is proud to unveil our new X-Treme Ground Clearance A-Arms and Radius Rods for the Polaris RZR and RZR 4, XP 1000. While we are currently best known for our sport ATV chassis components, Teixeira Tech isn’t new to UTVs. We spent over two years developing our XGC A-Arms and Radius Rods for the RZR 900 and throughout the past nine months we’ve remained busy developing and rigorously testing XGC components for the new RZR 1000.
We construct our chassis parts with TIG welded 4130 chromoly in precision built jigs. With the shock mounting points in the same location as stock, there’s no need to spend thousands of dollars modifying or replacing them.
Minneapolis – Iron Mine Motorcross Park, in Cedar City, Utah hosted WORCS Racing Round 6 for the first time and Polaris Factory Racers, once again filled the Podium. Polaris Factory Racer Ryan Piplic, in his Cognito Motorsports RZR XP 1000, captured his first win of the season at the Cedar City race.
Missoula, MT, July 11, 2014 – The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles. Polaris’ $62,000 donation to the NFF will improve motorized recreation opportunities on two existing ATV trails on the Superior National Forest in Minnesota.
The first project will expand a current effort to address erosion and user experience on the 20-year-old Big Aspen ATV Trail. In 2013, the Forest Service received funding from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, which it combined with funding the NFF received from Polaris to improve approximately two miles of trail. This year, Polaris again is supporting Big Aspen ATV Trail improvements by providing funding to complete the final mile of trail resurfacing. The Forest Service will add gravel to the trail surface which will reduce erosion, improve user experience and result in a more sustainable motorized trail system. The Big Aspen ATV Trail is located near the Iron Range OHV Recreation Area, which is managed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Minneapolis - Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles (ORVs), today announced the company has entered into a partnership with the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), the nation’s largest general farm organization, to be a resource to the U.S. farming community by attending Farm Bureau shows at a national and state level, offering dealer support at a local level, and providing a special purchase program on select Polaris utility vehicles.
“As a U.S. Company, Polaris wants to help the American farming community and what better way than to partner with one of the most prestigious farming associations, the American Farm Bureau Federation,” said Jim Blaze, manager of National Accounts for Polaris. “This partnership gives us the ability to interact with the farming community at both a national and state level, and enables our dealer network to pass along a cost savings to local farmers on products relevant to their needs.”