Category Archives: Cover Story

CS (SepOct13) – Star EV

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STAR EV, 10 YEARS AND GROWING STRONG STAR EV’s recipe for success has launched the Company past the other so called “mid-tier” golf car and electric vehicle players. Going into their 10th year of business, STAR EV, a brand of JH Global Services, Inc., is based in Greenville, South Carolina. STAR EV is a manufacturer, assembler and distributor of over… Read more »

CS (JulAug13) – Excel Tire & Wheel

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EXCEL TIRE and WHEEL INTRODUCES THE NEW STREET FOX Excel develops niche product for its customers and this Street Fox is a perfect example. We developed this exclusively for Nivel in many sizes to show the competition where the golf cart tire business is heading and to be the leader of the pack. Street Fox – This brand new design… Read more »

CS (MayJun13) – Oreion Motors LLC

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OREION MOTORS LLC In 2006 a British company opened its doors under the name Mini HUMMER Europe. Initially the business dealt in the marketing of many existing custom carts while also creating their own vehicles off existing chassis. After a few good years trading, which saw them open many international dealers via their existing network, the company started to feel… Read more »

CS (JanFeb13) – 2013 Custom Golf Car Winner

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BEST OF SHOW WINNER Pictured is a 2005 Yamaha golf cart fully custom built by my shop, Sweitzer’s Performance Center in Bucyrus, Ohio. It’s custom painted, has a custom built 9″ lift kit with gas charged front shocks, disc brakes and a completely airbrushed chassis. The tires are 25″ Speed Racer, has a 12″ Memphis sub with tweeters, 6 1/4″… Read more »

CS (NovDec12) – Club Car

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CLUB CAR FOSTERS GOLF CAR CITIES TO INCREASE LSV SALES The expiration of federal tax incentives in 2011 slowed LSV sales, including Club Car’s Villager LSV. “So Club Car created a guide to help our dealers promote golf car cities to accelerate LSV, PTV and accessory sales,” says Mary A. Sicard, consumer marketing manager. Making Markets To get the wheels… Read more »

CS (SepOct12) – Columbia ParCar

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COLUMBIA PARCAR’S “THE CHARIOT” You walk a lot on the job. Too often you spend too much time walking, leaving less time to work at your destination. The Chariot is a simple, cost effective solution to this problem. Economical: The Chariot can go up to 9 mph, three times faster than walking pace. If a worker walks only one hour… Read more »

CS (JulAug12) – Strech Plastics

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STRECH PLASTICS INC. QUALITY, SERVICE, AND PRICE Strech Plastics, Inc. built two custom police carts for the Banning Police Dept. to be used for search and rescue operations in the local mountains. You will also see them in operation at the Coachella and Stagecoach Music festivals as well as other local events. Strech Plastics has invested a lot of time… Read more »

CS (MayJun12) – Suite Seats

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SUITE SEATS INTRODUCES THEIR NEW TOURING EDITION AT THE PGA SHOW United Commercial Upholstery (UCU) introduced their newest addition to their wildly popular Suite Seats line of custom golf cart seats called the Touring Edition at the recent PGA show.  According to Stan Stenten with Stenten’s Golf Cart Accessories the dealers really liked what they saw.  Says Stan “the Touring… Read more »

CS (MarApr12) – Trojan Battery

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TROJAN BATTERY RECEIVES TOP HONORS BY GOLF COURSE INDUSTRY READERS Trojan Battery Company took top honors in Golf Course Industry magazine’s reader survey ranking the industry’s best golf product vendors based on product quality, market communication and brand strength.  As the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, Trojan was listed as one of the companies most admired by readers as… Read more »

CS (JanFeb12) – 2012 Custom Golf Car Winner

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Pictured is the “Best of Show” winner The Cartguy, from Lindsay, Ontario Canada, in our Custom Golf Car Contest. While sitting around the Cartguy shop “discussing” golf carts and how to come up with a unique cart the owner of this particular cart stated it would be different to have a set of dual wheels. Then we got creative! Old… Read more »