Polaris Agrees To Pay $27M Over Late Defect Report AllegationThe outdoor vehicle maker Polaris has agreed to pay a $27.25 million civil penalty to settle charges that it failed to promptly report defects in ATV models.
Family Blames Polaris 3-Wheeled Slingshot's Seat Belt For FatalityInvestigators are trying to figure out if seat belts could be faulty on a Polaris-made vehicle.
Minnesota Company Indian Motorcycle Sees Surge In PopularityA Minnesota company, on the map for snowmobiles, is now making its mark with motorcycles.
Polaris Lays Off 100 WorkersPolaris laid off 100 salaried workers Monday, half of which are in the Twin Cities. A company spokesperson said Tuesday the demand for snowmobiles and other all-terrain vehicles is down.
Polaris Recalls Over 50K Vehicles Due To Potential Fire RiskMinnesota-based Polaris is recalling one of its most popular all-terrain vehicles over a potential fire hazard. The recall impacts 53,000 RZR 900 and 1,000 models sold between 2014 and August 2015.
Polaris Recalls 1,500 Of Its Newest VehicleMinnesota-based Polaris is recalling about 1,500 of its new creation: the Slingshot. According to the company, the 2015 models manufactured between Aug. 26 and Dec. 16 of last year, as well as the Slingshot SL motorcycles manufactured from Aug. 18 to Dec. 15 are being recalled.
Polaris Adding 100 Jobs As Part Of $20 Million ExpansionOfficials with Polaris Industries, Inc., said Friday they're adding 100 jobs as part of a $20 million expansion project in Plymouth. The Medina-based company, which makes off-road vehicles, ATVs and snowmobiles among other vehicles, is purchasing an existing 120,000 square foot building and will renovate it.
Local Car Company Debuts Newest Vehicle, The Slingshot A Minnesota company is making a world debut for its newest vehicle. Polaris has a new spin on the motorcycle and it's probably unlike anything you've seen before. It's called the Slingshot and it’s on debut at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Wahkon On Mille Lacs (Day 2)Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are braving the frigid weather and getting out to Minnesota's lovely, ice-covered lakes every Thursday and Friday until the middle of February. On Jan. 17, the duo headed out to the Mille Lacs town of Wahkon, which is about 90 miles north of the Twin Cities. Frank and Chris say Wahkon reminds them a little of Dorset, which they visited last spring, because of its tiny population and growing reputation for food. There are four restaurants all on about a one-block stretch!
Polaris 2Q Profit Tops Street, Selling Prices Rise Polaris Industries' second-quarter net income rose 15 percent, in part because of higher selling prices and ongoing efforts to lower product costs. The snowmobile and ATV maker also raised its full-year earnings forecast on Tuesday for the second consecutive quarter.
Polaris 4Q Profit Jumps, But Outlook Disappoints Snowmobile and ATV maker Polaris Industries Inc. on Tuesday said that its fourth-quarter profit climbed 38 percent, as increased sales of its off-road vehicles, motorcycles and gear and accessories more than offset a decline in snowmobile sales.
Finding Minnesota: Vintage SnowmobilesAt certain times of the year, you will see groups of hot rods cruising down the boulevard. But a lot of Minnesotans enjoy a different type of vintage vehicle.