Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Polaris Working On Indian Branded e-Bike To Replace Former Victory ‘Empulse. Objective, to create a fun Indian model with long distance range on a single charge, the accepted standard in the industry being about 120-140 miles on a single charge. short-cycle urban mobility market that has largely been the province of E-bikes so far. To pursue its efforts, Indian relies on Brammo Inc, a company that Polaris bought in 2014, and specializing in Battery Modules, Battery Management Systems, Vehicle Control Units, Display Systems, Charging Systems, Drive Controllers and Software, Electric Traction Motors, Transmissions and EV Telematics.

The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Board Of Directors Has Approved A cash Dividend Of $0.365 Per Share For She second Quarter Of 2017. The dividend is payable June 9, 2017 to the shareholders of record of the Company’s common stock as of May 25, 2017

Fox Factory Holding Recalls Its Harley-Davidson Shocks. Fox Factory Holding Corp. (has issued a recall for its Harley-Davidson aftermarket motorcycle shock absorbers purchased after September 2014, citing a potential failure hazard. About 2,460 shock absorber products are affected, Fox said.
“Consumers should immediately stop using Harley-Davidson model Fox shock absorbers, purchased after September 2014, and await further instruction,” the company said. Fox also has issued a stop sale order for retailers and distributors.
Questions should be directed to Fox Customer Service at 800-369-7469.

Polaris Production Being Phased Out Polaris Plant In Milford. Polaris Industries is making more changes at its facilities in Iowa. The Minnesota-based company says it will phase out production of various vehicles at its plant in Milford and transfer production to existing Polaris facilities in Alabama, Minnesota and California. The Milford location will turned into a storage/warehouse facility to support the nearby Spirit Lake Polaris plant, which will continue to manufacture Indian Motorcycle products. There are approximately 330 people who work in Milford — and they will be given the opportunity to relocate to other Polaris facilities.


2 Responses to “Fast Motorcycle Industry News”

  1. 1 Mike May 3rd, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    New “Indian Branded” Victory Empulse should be named the “et tu Brute”.

  2. 2 BobS May 3rd, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    They should name it Tso’i which is Cherokee for “three times”.

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