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    Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels
    New Street-Legal Polaris Utility EV; Formula E Is Free At Long Beach 1406312100

    A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits. The first option is "incremental," in which we tinker with the existing biofuel manufacturing infrastructure for small improvements over time. The "transitional" plan suggests ...

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    Two Wheels: Polaris launches electric bicycle, we go hands on

    Polaris is traditionally known as a powersports manufacturer, selling a range of ATVs and snowmobiles. Lately, however, the North Star brand has begun to move into the electric vehicle space. They now own neighborhood electric vehicle maker GEM, and have also made a significant investment in ...

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    Official: Brammo reaches deal with Sheffield Financial to offer customer financing

    It looks like electric-motorcycle company Brammo just found a way for potential customers to get access to some of the juice. Brammo has reached an agreement for North Carolina-based Sheffield Financial to provide financing for prospective customers looking to buy Brammo electric motorcycles at ...

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    Report: Polaris may sell electric vehicles in India

    Polaris, the all-terrain vehicle maker that acquired neighborhood electric vehicle maker Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) from Chrysler last year, may start selling electric vehicles in India as a way to benefit from the growing vehicle market in that country, automotive news website ...

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    Two Wheels: Polaris bets big on Brammo, could deal bring electric Indians?

    While Brammo's production arrangement with Flextronics was a pretty significant deal, their latest strategic partnership may prove even more momentous. Powersports powerhouse Polaris Industries has helped close out its $28 million series B funding round in style and committed to synergistically ...

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    Polaris to close GEM factory in Fargo, will shift production to Minnesota, Iowa

    In late April, Polaris Industries announced that it would soon acquire full ownership rights to low-speed electric vehicle manufacturer Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) from Chrysler. Now comes word that Polaris will shut down GEM's existing factory in Fargo, ND and shift all production of the ...

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    Polaris buying low-speed electric car maker GEM from Chrysler

    Polaris Industries will acquire low-speed electric vehicle manufacturer Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chrysler for an undisclosed amount. All Chrysler would tell us is that, "It's a confidential number." Currently, GEM manufactures six street-legal models; well, ...

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    Electric Polaris Ranger ATV brings new meaning to "tread lightly"

    2010 Polaris Ranger Electric ATV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2010 Polaris Ranger EV electric side-by-side changes the game for the outdoorsmen who is looking for adventure by delivering him to his destination in silence. The Ranger operates at a whisper, allowing stealthy ...

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    Polaris Industries launches Breeze NEV, a golf cart that's proud to be a golf cart

    Polaris Breeze NEV - Click to enlarge
    As expected, Polaris Industries has just announced its first neighborhood electric vehicle. The new machine comes courtesy of the motorsports manufacturer's recently-created On-Road Division and will be available at select Polaris dealerships starting this ...

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    Rumormill: Polaris could enter NEV, scooter and sportbike markets

    A new press released (pasted after the break, naturally) from Polaris Industries has quite a few observers wondering what's in store from the well-known powersports company. The company already offers a line of snowmobiles, ATVs, side-by-sides and, of course, Victory motorcycles, but Polaris is now ...

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    Polaris MV800 ATV with Patriot engine uses multiple fuels

    We've featured Orbital Corporation and their unique engine technologies before. It turns out that one of those technologies allows a four-stroke engine to run on multiple different fuels. Polaris, the manufacturer of snowmobiles, ATV's and Victory motorcycles is using this technology in their ...


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