Dealer news, Oct. 31: Killeen PS expands, CAT Dealer moves into powersports

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KILLEEN, TX – Killeen Power Sports has acquired Indian Motorcycle of Fort Hood.

A grand re-opening under the new ownership was scheduled for this week. The Indian dealership, at 305 West Central Texas Expressway in Harker Heights, will be moved behind Killeen Power Sports in two years when the lease on the Indian site runs out, according to the Killeen Daily Herald.

Killeen Power Sports is owned by Jim and Linda Foster. It was named a Dealernews Top 100 Dealer in 1998 and then from 2008 through 2015.

BENTON, AR – A dealership that has been providing Caterpillar bulldozers and other heavy equipment to commercial operators for the last 90 years is turning its attention to consumer powersports.

Riggs Outdoor, a division of Riggs CAT, will open next summer in Benton. The $ 5 million facility will employ 30 people at opening and is expected to generate $ 20 million in sales a year, according to Arkansas Online.

Riggs purchased KB Outdoor Sports in Benton and Kawasaki Sports Center in Little Rock earlier this year. Both of these dealerships will be consolidated into the new location. Riggs Outdoor will sell Yamaha and Kawasaki vehicles (street and off-road), KTM motorcycles, LS Tractor, Husqvarna mowers, and Intimidator UTVs, according to reports.

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Bakersfield Harley-Davidson has dedicated a parking spot to Purple Heart veterans. It’s the first business in Bakersfield to do so, according to local media.

“Nobody sets out to win a Purple Heart. They’ve stood in harm’s way for you and I. The least we can do is give them a parking space,” said Ben Patten, manager.

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