Suzuki Celebrates 14 Years of Assembling ATV’s in the USA

Suzuki Celebrates 14 Years of Assembling ATV’s in the USA

When opened in 2001, the Suzuki Manufacturing of America Corporation (SMAC) created hundreds of jobs in Rome, Ga., to assemble Suzuki’s 400cc and 500cc ATVs. Now celebrating 14 years of ATV assembly, the facility today has expanded to cover more than 130,000 square feet on a 35-acre site in the suburb northwest of Atlanta. Workers…

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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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Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT Receives FINOvation Award in its Introductory Year

Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT Receives FINOvation Award in its Introductory Year

For 2015, Kawasaki introduced an all-new workhorse to the popular utility Side X Side category – MULE PRO-FXT. And now Farm Industry News has recognized Kawasaki for having the top Side X Side in the utility category with a prestigious FINOvation award. Farm Industry News cited the new engine, chassis, innovative Trans Cab™ transformable cab…

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Kawasaki Bike Nite in the Daylite Returns to Daytona Bike Week

Kawasaki Bike Nite in the Daylite Returns to Daytona Bike Week

Kawasaki’s popular bike show series continues with Bike Nite in the Daylite, now in its sixth year at Daytona Bike Week. On Friday, March 13, 2015, Kawasaki owners and enthusiasts are invited to hang out in the Kawasaki display area at Daytona International Speedway beginning at 11:00am. They can enter their own Kawasaki motorcycle into…

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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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