Spartan Motors Announces Webcast of First Quarter Conference Call on April 26

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

CHARLOTTE, Mich., April 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPAR) will announce its first quarter 2011 results prior to the market opening on April 26, 2011. The Company will also host a webcast of its conference call on the same day at 10 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results with analysts and institutional investors:

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at http://www.spartanmotors.com  (Click on "Shareholders," then "Webcasts").

About Spartan Motors, Inc.

Spartan Motors, Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures specialty chassis, specialty vehicles, truck bodies and aftermarket parts for the recreational vehicle (RV) emergency-response, government services, defense, and service and delivery, markets. The Company's brand names – SpartanTM, Crimson FireTM, Crimson Fire AerialsTM, and Utilimaster® - are known for quality, value, service and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 1,600 at facilities in Michigan, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Indiana, Florida and Texas. Spartan reported sales of $481 million in 2010 and is focused on becoming a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of specialty vehicles and chassis. Visit Spartan Motors at www.spartanmotors.com.

CONTACT: Joe Nowicki, CFO Spartan Motors, Inc. (517) 543-6400 Paula Droste, Director of Investor Relations and Treasury Spartan Motors, Inc. (517) 997-3802 paula.droste@spartanmotors.com