TITLE

Driving dream comes true

AUTHOR(S)
Kisiel, Ralph
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/12/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5673, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Spartan Motors Inc.'s production of its first Class A motor home chassis equipped with independent front suspension. Utilization of air bags to reduce body roll and brake drive; Description of design by Spartan engineer Tim Williams; Licensing agreement with General Motors for manufacture of Spartan motor home chassis.
ACCESSION #
9608230771

 

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