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RVIA Wants Outdated Seals Returned

The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has set an Oct. 31 deadline for the return of outdated certification seals. New, higher-cost seals, showing units comply with ANSI and other standards, were to be affixed to new RVs beginning Sept. 15....

Gas Prices Steady, For Now

Gasoline prices have remained steady, even declining marginally in some markets, despite the talk of war against Iraq, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA) affiliates in Texas and Southern California. In the Los Angeles/Long Beach market, for...

Thousand Trails Earnings Soar Higher

Fiscal year 2002 net earnings at membership-based campground owner/operator Thousand Trails Inc. soared 95% higher, the Frisco, Tex.-based company reported today. Thousand Trails earned $8.3 million during the 12 months ended June 30, compared with $4.3 million earned...

Skyline Earnings Down 49%

Manufactured home and towable RV manufacturer Skyline Corp. reports its first fiscal quarter net earnings declined 49% because its manufactured housing business continues to be negatively impacted by “competitive pricing resulting from difficult marketing conditions,...

Net Loss for ’02 Likely for National RV

National RV Holdings Inc. revealed on Tuesday (Sept. 24) it will report a net loss for the third quarter and its president and CEO said Wednesday (Sept. 25) it likely will report another loss for the fourth quarter. “It’ll be tough in 4Q (the fourth quarter) to be in...

Dallas Supershow Dealers Optimistic

Dealers were “very, very pleased” with their sales during the Southwest RV Supershow in Dallas, Sept. 12-15, and they are optimistic about the next four to five years for the industry, said Clark McEwen, executive director of the Texas Recreation Vehicle Association...