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AMA: Past presidents ‘overstepped’ bounds with Nat’l Monument designations

PICKERINGTON, OH – The American Motorcyclist Association this week came out in support of President Donald Trump’s executive order to review some national monument designations. All national monument designations greater than 100,000 acres made by administrations during the past 21 years are under review, with special focus on the Bears Ears National Monument, designated during the

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Reuters: Volkswagen may sell Ducati

FRANKFURT, Germany – Reuters reports Volkswagen may sell Ducati in a move to streamline operations and fund a corporate overhaul. Reuters cites unnamed sources in its report. According to Reuters, Volkswagen is turning its attention to electric cars and mobility services. “VW has tasked investment banking boutique Evercore…with evaluating possible options, including a sales of the Ducati

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Argo adds DSMs in United States, Canada

NEW HAMBURG, ON – Argo XTV is moving forward with its business expansion plan by naming five new district sales managers in the United States and Canada. The new DSMs and their territories include: CANADA Paul O’Neill – Quebec Kory Poliakiwski – British Columbia, Northern Alberta, Northern Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon U.S. Mike Barber – Delaware,

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Polaris Q1: Retail sales beat company expectations

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today reported first quarter sales of $1.154 billion, a 17 percent increase from this time last year. Adjusted sales, which exclude the impact from Victory net sales during Q1, were $1.159 billion. The company cited a stabilizing off-road market and increased performance from its Indian brand. Full-year 2017 sales

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California, Iowa plants affected as Polaris consolidates production

MINNEAPOLIS, MN –  Polaris Industries Inc. on Monday announced it will discontinue manufacturing at one plant and move fabrication work from another. The company said it is taking the actions to consolidate production of like products and better leverage plant capacity. About 390 jobs are affected. Polaris said a majority of the positions “will be relocated” within the company’s manufacturing network.

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Outdoor recreation industry opens land access dialogue with federal agencies

IRVINE, CA – Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service met with representatives of the outdoor recreation industry on Monday to discuss ways to provide more recreational access to public lands and waters. The proposed plan: improve infrastructure and find opportunities for innovation and public-private partnerships. “No team wins by

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Dealers can advertise inventory online with Bonnier titles

IRVINE, CA – Bonnier Motorcycle Group and Dealer Motorsports have launched an inventory classified program that allows participating dealers to advertise their inventory and receive qualified buyer inquiries by email and SMS. The program can be accessed through many of the Bonnier Motorcycle Group enthusiast websites, including Cycle World, Motorcyclist, Dirt Rider, Hot Bike, ATV Rider and UTV

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