2011 Japanese Quake
Polaris, which manufactures ATVs, snowmobiles and the Victory motorcycle brand, donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross this week in order to support relief efforts in Japan.
Scott Wine (CEO, Polaris Industries) says: "On behalf of everyone at Polaris, our heartfelt thoughts and sincerest well-wishes go out to the people of Japan.
The MotoGP community has moved to do all it can to support those in Japan following the recent earthquake and its aftereffects, and the 17 riders in MotoGP have put their signatures on a specially printed shirt with the message "We are for Japan."
Japan Earthquake Update
For the second time since the March 11 Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami, Honda has extended the suspension of production at three factories, includoing the Kumamoto Factory (Ozu-machi, Kikuchi-gun, Kumamoto) that produces motorcycles.
2011 Japan Earthquake News
Due to the relief effort in Northeastern Japan from to the Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami, Honda has extended the suspension of production until March 23 at three factories.
This includes the Kumamoto Factory, where Honda manufactures motorcycles (the CBR600, the VFR1200F, the DN-01 and the Super Cub).