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January 8th, 2017

Write-Up on ParCar and the Columbia Vehicle Group

Using the leadership skills learned serving his country in the Marine Corps in WWII, W.R. Sauey, the son of Norwegian immigrants started Nordic Group’s foundation company, Flambeau, in 1947. Building on his family and his people’s capabilities, and with all the money the family could place back into the business, W.R. started with a loan of $2,000 to grow an international organization that now delivers revenues of almost $400 million annually. The company consists of subsidiaries with 22 facilities, and 24 marketing units around the world with over 3,000 associates. This includes The Columbia Vehicle Group (CVG), consisting of the Columbia brand of commercial and industrial electric vehicles, and the ParCar and Tomberlin brands of consumer-oriented electric vehicles…. READ MORE

June 1st, 2016

Innovation Gives Competitive Advantage

Recently you were sent an email sharing the exciting news that Columbia was awarded the prestigious Disney innovation award. This was not a unique experience, as Columbia has built its business on meeting customers’ exact needs through customization and innovation. Our team manufacturing versus the competition’s one-size-fits-all assembly line manufacturing is a competitive difference in how we approach our business and is what sets us apart from all the rest. This remarkable characteristic is simply part of our DNA…. READ MORE

Columbia ParCar Completes Tomberlin Acquisition, Ready to Hit the Market

As first announced last spring, Columbia ParCar Custom Carts, Inc. has completed the purchase of certain assets of Tomberlin Automotive Group, Inc., a recognized leader in the electric vehicle market. “We are absolutely thrilled with this new partnership, which aligns perfectly with our goal of leveraging the considerable investment we have made over the last thirty plus years manufacturing and distributing pure electric vehicles for the widest… READ MORE

Wells Fargo Commercial Distribution Finance Announces New Dealer Financing Program with Columbia ParCar Corp.

CHICAGO – September 8, 2016 – Wells Fargo Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today it has signed a dealer financing program with Columbia ParCar Corp. (CPC), a premier electric vehicle manufacturer. The financing will be used to promote and grow CPC’s distribution network by providing dealers with credit lines to purchase and stock CPC products… READ MORE