ATV/UV http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6351/more en Proposed side-by-side safety guidelines offer challenges http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">New proposed handling and performance capabilities raise a red flag for the makers of utility vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/proposed-side-side-safety-guidelines-offer-challenges#comments ATV/UV Regulations Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:47:00 +0000 73471 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>How would a side-by-side vehicle change under new rules proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission? No one knows, but the industry claims mandatory testing proposed by the agency could have &#39;unintended consequences&#39; for future designs.</p> Image: Polaris New Gravely vehicle for heavy-duty jobs on the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/new-gravely-vehicle-heavy-duty-jobs-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><a href="http://www.ariens.com" target="_blank">Ariens</a>, the company you may recognize for its lawn, turf and snow management tools, has made a major statement with the launch of a new work vehicle under its <a href="http://www.gravely.com" target="_blank">Gravely</a> brand. It has entered into the work vehicle market with the new Atlas JSV, or job site vehicle, and they say they&rsquo;re carving out a subcategory in the utility vehicle space by taking ownership of the &ldquo;JSV&rdquo; name. And agriculture is one of their target markets.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/new-gravely-vehicle-heavy-duty-jobs-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/new-gravely-vehicle-heavy-duty-jobs-farm#comments ATV/UV Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:44:00 +0000 72891 at http://farmindustrynews.com Polaris rolls out new machines for 2015 http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/polaris-rolls-out-new-machines-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">We offer a first-look at several new machines from the utility vehicle maker, and a discussion of new features available for the 2015 line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/polaris-rolls-out-new-machines-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/polaris-rolls-out-new-machines-2015#comments ATV/UV Companies Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:05:00 +0000 71791 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>For 2015 Polaris will launch the Sportsman ACE 570 with that ProStar 570 45-hp engine in this machine. That should offer a handy power to weight ratio. During a short demo ride at the media event, the machine offered steady handling.</p> Polaris launches new category of SxS utility vehicle http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/polaris-launches-new-category-sxs-utility-vehicle <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Polaris announced today the formal launch of its Ranger Crew diesel side-by-side utility vehicle with an integrated multi-power system, a first for vehicles in this category. Farm Industry News got the chance to preview and drive this vehicle in April at the grand opening of Polaris&rsquo; expanded R&amp;D facility in Wyoming, MN.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/polaris-launches-new-category-sxs-utility-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/polaris-launches-new-category-sxs-utility-vehicle#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Welding Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:38:00 +0000 71541 at http://farmindustrynews.com Recreational vehicle firm has ag history http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/recreational-vehicle-firm-has-ag-history <div class="node-body gallery-body">Polaris didn't always build all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and snowmobiles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/recreational-vehicle-firm-has-ag-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/recreational-vehicle-firm-has-ag-history#comments ATV/UV Companies Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:37:00 +0000 71511 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The idea of an engine-powered sled for moving through snow country was a new idea in the mid 1950s. Polaris was an early creator of these machines that hauled more than people across the winter snows of Northern Minnesota. When the recreational side of the business took off, so did Polaris Industries.</p> Kawasaki’s new Side x Side, from assembly to test drive http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/kawasaki-s-new-side-x-side-assembly-test-drive <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kawasaki launched a brand new Mule PRO FXT SxS that's targeted to farmers and ranchers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/kawasaki-s-new-side-x-side-assembly-test-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/kawasaki-s-new-side-x-side-assembly-test-drive#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:14:00 +0000 71491 at http://farmindustrynews.com Yamaha enters the six-seater off-road SxS market with the new Viking VI http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-enters-six-seater-road-sxs-market-new-viking-vi <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Just one year after Yamaha Motor Corporation launched its three-passenger side-by-side (SxS) utility vehicle called the Viking, the company has come out with an even bigger machine called the Viking VI.&nbsp; The &ldquo;VI&rdquo; stands for six-person seating, which is a first for Yamaha.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-enters-six-seater-road-sxs-market-new-viking-vi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-enters-six-seater-road-sxs-market-new-viking-vi#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:34:00 +0000 71351 at http://farmindustrynews.com Exclusive look at Yamaha's new 6-person utility vehicle http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/exclusive-look-yamahas-new-6-person-utility-vehicle <div class="node-body video-body">Farm Industry News got an exclusive walk-around of the brand new Yamaha VI utility vehicle, which seats up to six people. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/exclusive-look-yamahas-new-6-person-utility-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/exclusive-look-yamahas-new-6-person-utility-vehicle#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:46:00 +0000 71331 at http://farmindustrynews.com Teaser: Yamaha pulls the wraps off its first six-passenger off-road utility vehicle http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/teaser-yamaha-pulls-wraps-its-first-six-passenger-road-utility-vehicle <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.yamaha-motor.com" target="_blank">Yamaha Motor Corporation</a> today unveiled a six-passenger off-road utility vehicle called the Viking VI. Farm <img alt="" src="/site-files/farmindustrynews.com/files/uploads/2014/06/yamahaweb%20copy.JPG" style="width: 450px; height: 300px; margin: 3px; float: left;" />Industry News got a preview of the Viking VI earlier this week as it was unwrapped prior to its dealer meeting outside of Austin, TX. We also got the chance to test drive the new vehicle, which was modeled after its three-person predecessor called the Viking.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/teaser-yamaha-pulls-wraps-its-first-six-passenger-road-utility-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/teaser-yamaha-pulls-wraps-its-first-six-passenger-road-utility-vehicle#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:33:00 +0000 71271 at http://farmindustrynews.com Yamaha pulls the wraps off its first six-passenger off-road utility vehicle http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-pulls-wraps-its-first-six-passenger-road-utility-vehicle <div class="node-body video-body"><p><a href="http://www.yamaha-motor.com" target="_blank">Yamaha Motor Corporation</a> today unveiled a six-passenger off-road utility vehicle called the Viking VI. Farm Industry News got a preview of the Viking VI earlier this week as it was unwrapped prior to its dealer meeting outside of Austin, TX. We also got the chance to test drive the new vehicle, which was modeled after its three-person predecessor called the Viking. Yamaha engineers had to make some design changes to make a vehicle capable of carrying six passengers with the same ride comfort and handling as the Viking.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-pulls-wraps-its-first-six-passenger-road-utility-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/yamaha-pulls-wraps-its-first-six-passenger-road-utility-vehicle#comments ATV/UV Utility Vehicles Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:23:00 +0000 71261 at http://farmindustrynews.com