• Jan 30, 2019

    Boot, the international pleasure marine show, turned 50 this year and it celebrated the event in great style in Dusseldorf, Germany.  Almost 2000 exhibitors are filling 16 halls, with more than 1500 boats on stage.  Boot has never been so big, and the organizers expect to set records for participation.

    All this enthusiasm is a direct consequence of the good state of the yachting industry and the positive results of 2018.  Most of the boat builders had strong results, increasing revenues and deliveries. 

    The trend is set to continue in 2019, with expectations to match or >Read more

  • Jan 29, 2019

    PSR-TPI Index-Q4 2018.pdf

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    In 2018, global truck production climbed 3.5% over 2017, as measured by the Power Systems Research Truck Production Index. (PSR-TPI).

    The TPI climbed 2.6%, >Read more

  • Jan 22, 2019


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    ST. PAUL, MN — The Power Systems Research Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) increased from 115 to 118,  or 2.6%, for the three >Read more

  • Jan 18, 2019

    Analysts from Power Systems Research (PSR) will be attending three major boat shows in coming weeks to gather information on global marine markets, boats and equipment.

    Two shows are in Miami, Fla.,-- the Miami International Boat Show, and the Miami Yacht Show-- and the third, Boot 2019, will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany. The Miami shows run concurrently, Feb. 14-18, and Boot 2019 runs Jan. 19-27.

    PSR analysts will be collecting information for PSR's proprietary database, >Read more

  • Dec 3, 2018

    Power Systems Research estimates that 369,000 Snowblowers will be produced in 2018 in the US. In 2017, the production was 463,533.

    This information comes from two proprietary databases maintained by Power Systems Research: EnginLink™ and OE Link™.

    With 38% of total units produced, MTD/Midwest Industries leads in the production of snowblowers in the US only. In second position is Husqvarna with 18%; third, is Ariens Company with 16%.

    Engines used by OEM: Ariens: 2% Kohler (1484), 8% Subaru (5999), 22% Biggs (16383) co-labeled Ariens and 68% LCT (50368) co-labeled Ariens >Read more


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