March 19th, 2018

Columbia and Tomberlin – Focusing On Future Growth

Nordic Group Forms Columbia Vehicle Group, Inc., Launches New Brand Strategy

As the leader in electric vehicle innovation for over 70 years, Columbia, a member of the Nordic Group of Companies, has been meeting the needs of commercial and industrial market segments, while also operating consumer-focused retail locations in two of the largest golf car and Low Speed Vehicle markets in the United States.  With the 2016 acquisition of Tomberlin…READ MORE


October 6th, 2017

Tomberlin Launches First Electric Power Steering Model

Have you ever tried to maneuver a golf car along a tight and winding cart path, through a crowd or out of a tight parking space? If so, Tomberlin has just made your golf car driving experience a lot easier and safer with the introduction of electric power steering on their new Emerge SS Coupe and SS Saloon golf cars. It’s point-and-go technology in a golf car, allowing you to drive and control your Tomberlin with…. READ MORE

January 4th, 2017

The Opportunity is Golden with Tomberlin — Golf Car Advisor

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