CHARLOTTE, Mich., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Specialty Vehicles and Chassis, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company")—a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing, and assembly will exhibit at the 2019 Entegra Coach Homecoming event from May 14-17 at Elkhart County Fairgrounds in Goshen, Indiana. At the event, Spartan will unveil its E-Z Steer technology, a newly designed innovation which offers on-the-go adjustable steering wheel tension and positioning designed to reduce driver fatigue on long trips, improve the coach's ability to maneuver at slow speeds, and park with ease. The Spartan Training Academy will provide RV owner training sessions designed for Entegra Coach owners and drivers to learn more about their coach and its Spartan chassis, on topics ranging from maintenance tips to recreational vehicle (RV) living.
Spartan will exhibit its signature flag-wrapped K3 605 chassis, riding under the Entegra Cornerstone, on site for training seminars. The Spartan Training Academy's own Mike "Big Mike" O'Neil will present RV owner training seminars to attendees during the three-day event, highlighting owner maintenance tips and protocol for Class A diesel luxury motor coach owners and drivers. The K3 605 chassis will display first-in-class features such as a Cummins® X15 605 horsepower diesel engine, an Allison Transmission® 4000 MH six-speed electronic transmission, 20,000-pound independent front suspension and 20,000-pound towing capacity.
"At Spartan, we empower the end-user to learn about their coach and chassis from a maintenance perspective," said Steve Guillaume, President, of Spartan Specialty Vehicles. "This event brings together RV owners from all over the country, and we are taking advantage of the opportunity to connect with the Entegra Coach owner community. The Spartan experience centers around enjoying time on the road without worry, and aftermarket and product support professionals ensure owners know and utilize every feature we offer to the fullest."
Registration for Entegra Homecoming includes a welcome picnic, educational workshops, tech talks, factory tours, entertainment, and more. All courses are taught by professionals and offer first-hand experience and knowledge regarding the operation of your coach. To learn more about the event, visit: https://jayco.wufoo.com/forms/entegra-coach-academy-classes-2019/.
About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc. is the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and retail vehicle industries (including last-mile delivery, specialty service, and vocation-specific upfit segments), as well as for the emergency response and recreational vehicle markets. The Company is organized into three core business segments, including Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services, Spartan Emergency Response, and Spartan Specialty Vehicles. Today, its family of brands also include Spartan Authorized Parts, Spartan Factory Service Centers, Utilimaster®, Strobes-R-Us™, Smeal, Ladder Tower™, and UST®. Spartan Motors and its go-to-market brands are well known in their respective industries for quality, durability, aftermarket product support, and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 2,300 associates, and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota; Saltillo, Mexico; and Lima, Peru. Spartan reported sales of $816 million in 2018. Learn more about Spartan Motors at www.spartanmotors.com.
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