Spartan Chassis to offer SmarTire TPMS

Nov. 15, 2006

SmarTire Systems Inc. reports Spartan Chassis Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors Inc., now offers SmarTire's tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) as options for its fire truck and motorhome customers.

SmarTire President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Warkentin said, "We are pleased that Spartan has selected our SmartWave wireless sensing system to fulfill their TPMS requirements. Spartan's decision supports our market research that owners of recreational vehicles, fire trucks, ambulance and emergency-rescue vehicles are beginning to demand TPMS."

Spartan currently has 36 models riding on its custom chassis and supplies 100% of the custom motorhome chassis for Newmar, Travel Supreme and the American Division of Fleetwood. Spartan also manufactures fire truck chassis and features SmarTire's products in its catalog.

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