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Onan Intros Fuel-Injected RV Generator

Onan, the electric power generation subsidiary of Cummins Engine Co., introduced for the 2001 RV model year what it believes to be the first electronic fuel-injected (EFI) generator for the RV market. Called the Marquis Platinum, it comes in three variations. The...

Monza Replaces Weiss at Fleetwood

Vince Monza, the general manager of Fleetwood’s motorhome manufacturing complex in Decatur, Ind., has been named to replace John Weiss as vice president of the Motorhome Group, Fleetwood Senior Vice President Paul Bingham confirmed. Monza is a veteran Fleetwood...

RVs Promoted as Mobile Billboards

Three RV enthusiasts from California have launched Travel’n Ads on RVs, a company that will pay RV enthusiasts to use their rigs as billboards. The three founders of the Stockton, Calif.-based Travel’n Ads are Margie Booyer, Rusty Haley and Diana “Dee Dee”...

Most RV Stocks Close Higher

Most RV company stocks and the broader market closed higher Monday as bargain-hunting investors bought technology stocks and other shares. The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 104 points, or 2.8%, while the “old economy” laden Dow gained a more modest 11 points,...

Coachmen Reports 2Q Earnings Down 59%

Coachmen Industries Inc. reported its profits declined 59% and its sales were down 8% during the second quarter, although the company also reported strong order volume during its dealer meeting last week. “Strong orders received at recent (July 16-18) dealer...

SMC Losses Widen

High line Class A motorhome manufacturer SMC Corp. reported larger losses for the three and six months ended June 30. The Bend, Ore.-based company lost $3.15 million during the April-through-June period, compared with a $149,000 loss during the same period a year-ago....

More Fleetwood Execs Ousted

More executives from Fleetwood’s struggling motorhome division have been ousted, Fleetwood Senior Vice President Paul Bingham confirmed. Those asked to resign are John Weiss, vice president-Motorhome Group, and Doug Kollmyer, director of sales and product planning for...