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Consumer Product Safety Commission Report Reveals Continued Decline in ATV Deaths and Injuries

All-terrain vehicle injuries have declined significantly from 2007 through 2013 according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The CPSC 2013 Annual Report of ATV Deaths and Injuries, released today, reports: “When considering the entire seven years together (2007−2013), CPSC staff found a statistically significant decreasing linear trend [for ATV-related injuries].” The report also…

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Kawasaki IMG Motorsports Ready for Morocco

Kawasaki IMG Motorsports Ready for Morocco

Team Kawasaki IMG Motorsports is just weeks away from their debut in the 25th Annual Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles in Morocco Africa, an all female race that doesn’t reward speed, rather a team’s skill at navigating the shortest distance point to point (without the aid of GPS). Team Kawasaki IMG Motorsports will be challenged with…

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Polaris Acquires Hammerhead Off-Road Vehicles Business

Polaris Acquires Hammerhead Off-Road Vehicles Business

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire HH Investment Limited (”Hammerhead”).  Hammerhead manufactures gasoline powered go-karts, light utility vehicles, and electric utility vehicles in Shanghai, China.  The Company markets its products globally under the Hammerhead Offroad® brand, along with maintaining key private label relationships with other OEMs.  The…

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Yamaha Motor U.S.A. Celebrates Manufacturing 3 Million Units

Yamaha Motor U.S.A. Celebrates Manufacturing 3 Million Units

Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS), have reached a historic manufacturing milestone recently surpassing the completion of 3 million vehicles at the U.S. manufacturing facility in Newnan, Georgia. The historic 3 millionth unit was a Grizzly 700 ATV, one of the best selling utility 4×4 ATVs of all…

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Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Awards $225,000 in 2014

Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Awards $225,000 in 2014

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today announced it has contributed more than $35,000 in funds and equipment to three GRANT applicants from the last funding cycle in 2014. The final GRANTs of 2014 bring the annual total to more than $225,000, advancing the mission of promoting safe, responsible use and open, sustainable access. In celebration of…

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Yamaha Viking VI Donated to HAVA

Yamaha Viking VI Donated to HAVA

Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) announces the donation of a Viking VI (6-seat) Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle  from Yamaha Outdoors for use with the disabled veterans and injured active military which it serves. Yamaha, an original HAVA founding company, and one of its largest sponsors, donated the $15,000 vehicle to allow HAVA to better accommodate the…

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Seat Concepts Acquires Quad Tech-ATV

Seat Concepts Acquires Quad Tech-ATV

Seat Concepts, a premium aftermarket motorcycle seat maker, is happy to announce the acquisition of Quad Tech-ATV.  The two companies have had a long time association, with Seat Concepts providing production and design services to Quad Tech’s ATV market.  Quad Tech will now become part of the Seat Concepts family.  Seat Concepts plans a major…

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