KYMCO USA is the 11th and newest ATV manufacturer to join the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA), the not-for-profit trade association supporting safer ATV riding, rider-friendly government policies and regulation of problem behavior.

"KYMCO is a global leader in power-driven products. Its membership will reinforce SVIA?s ongoing efforts in rider training and education," says Tim Buche, president of SVIA. "SVIA staff and our longstanding members-partners welcome KYMCO and look forward to collaborative efforts that will benefit ATV riders and strengthen our ability to get the word out about the right way to ride."

KYMCO's product line consists of five sport quads and four utility class machines. The product line starts with the youth models,Mongoose 50, 70 and 90, and go up to the Mongoose 250 and 300 in the adult class. On the utility side, the line starts at 150cc with the MXU 150, 250, 300 and go up to the all new MXU 500 4x4.

"We are proud to be a part of the SVIA team," says Bruce Ramsey, VP of sales and marketing for KYMCO USA . "We look forward to a long relationship helping to promote ATV rider safety and training for the industry and our consumer base."