Spartan Motors announced the appointment of Tom Ninneman as president of fleet vehicles and services (FVS), which includes the Utilimaster and Spartan Upfit Services brands, effective June 2. Ninneman will succeed John Forbes, who is retiring from the role he has served in since July 2010.
The two-unit product display featured a stock version of Lance’s flagship 1172 Truck Camper alongside the Hellwig/Lance “RuleBreaker” featuring the Lance 650 Truck Camper mounted on a customized Nissan Titan XD PRO4X diesel.
“Due to some retailers selling at low prices, it leads to erosion of prices and brand value that heavily affects brick-and-mortar dealers as well as our company overall,” said Torklift General Manager Jay Taylor.
Laurentian Bank of Canada announced the planned acquisition of Northpoint Commercial Finance, which is among the leading U.S. and Canadian inventory finance lenders with a portfolio of approximately $892 million.
Spartan Motors, a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and assembly, announced that James A. Sharman has been elected to serve as chairman of the board, effective immediately.
The North American RV rental fleet is expected to grow more than 12 percent in 2017, with almost two-thirds of rental operators expanding their rental fleets, according to a new survey by the Recreation Vehicle Rental Association (RVRA).