Utility vehicle manufacturer Polaris (NYSE: PII) has launched a new electric 4-wheeler that it calls “the hardest-working, smoothest-riding UTV ever built.” The RANGER XP Kinetic features a new electric powertrain that Polaris developed in partnership with Zero Motorcycles. Polaris points out that an electric powertrain offers many advantages for off-road utility vehicles. “It delivers smooth,… Read more »
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Polaris, the global king of small vehicles, has announced a plan to introduce EVs in India, where the company already sells gas-powered ATVs. Few details were forthcoming, but commercial utility vehicles are probably the company’s main target market. As Polaris India Managing Director Pankaj Dubey put it, “Once we launch the electric cars, then we… Read more »
Yesterday, Polaris announced the acquisition of Goupil Industrie SA, a French manufacturer of on-road commercial EVs.
Polaris Industries, the king of off-road vehicles, has made a hefty investment in electric motorcycle maker Brammo, the companies announced this week. It’s a strategic move for both players, as Polaris gains access to Brammo’s battery and powertrain technology to develop EV versions of their ATVs and snowmobiles, and Brammo gets the cash and distribution… Read more »