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ARGO (ATV manufacturer)

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Website  www.argoutv.com
ARGO (ATV manufacturer) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen88eArg
Industry  All-terrain amphibious vehicles
Headquarters  New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada
Key people  Joerg Stieber - President & CEO
Products  Amphibious ATV and amphibious UTV
Divisions  Vehicle Division & Gear Division
CEO  Michael Eckardt (Jan 2012–)
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ARGO is a Canadian manufacturer of amphibious all-terrain vehicles. It was founded in 1962 as Ontario Drive and Gear Limited, in Kitchener, Ontario and was later moved to New Hamburg, Ontario. ARGO offers 6×6 and 8×8 amphibious vehicles.

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History

Founded in 1962 in Kitchener, Ontario. ODG helped design the transmission for the Amphicat. ODG manufactures 8×8 vehicles and 6×6 vehicles for recreational and industrial use.

In November 2009 volunteers in twelve communities in Nunavut were each equipped with an Argo Avenger, one of ODG's 8×8 vehicles, for local Search and Rescue.

Recently ODG was asked to help the Canadian Space Agency in designing a lunar vehicle

The ARGO is an all-terrain 8×8|6×6 amphibious utv. ODG has been manufacturing the ARGOs for over three decades. ARGO produces a similar full body/cab version named the Centaur.

Technical details

  • 8×8 and 6×6
  • Triple differential ADMIRAL steering transmission provides even torque to all 8 of the 25" ARGO tires.
  • Hydraulic vented disc brakes
  • Front and rear axle bearing extensions
  • One-piece handlebar steering control with mounted brake lever.
  • Amphibious
  • Aftermarket parts available
  • References

    ARGO (ATV manufacturer) Wikipedia


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