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Club Fleetwood International Rally Set

Club Fleetwood, the organization serving the owners of RVs built by Fleetwood Enterprieses Inc., will hold its first International Rally on July 7-11 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Mo. The rally will include: four nights of camping with full hookups,...

Dealers Upbeat at Coast Show

Gasoline cost $2 or more a gallon in some parts of the country and war against Iraq appeared inevitable, but despite it all, dealers had an upbeat attitude during the Coast Distribution System Inc. show in Las Vegas Feb. 11-12, according to Dave Berger, Coast’s...

TL Directory Revamps Rating System

The TL Directory, the most widely recognized and used campground rating system in the country, recently adjusted its campground ratings system to address the changing needs of RVers. The RV industry is experiencing a trend toward the purchase of larger rigs, more...

“Shockingly” Good Sales at Utah RV Show

Sales were so good at last weekend’s consumer RV show in suburban Salt Lake City, Utah, that one dealer interviewed by the Salt Lake Tribune described it as “shocking.” “I’ve had a few people mention the price of fuel. I’ve had no one mention the threat of war,” Mark...

Humphreys Joins Pro-SUV Group

Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) President Dave Humphreys recently joined the board of directors of the Sport Utility Owners of America , according to Bill Brouse, founder of the SUVOA. Derrick Crandall, president of the American Recreation Coalition...

RV Advocates Oppose Washington State Tax

Everybody should chip in to save Washington’s financially challenged state park system, not just RV owners. That’s the contention of just about every major RV club and industry association regarding an effort by legislators in the Evergreen State to compensate for...

High Gas Price Impact Negligible for Now

The sharp rise in gasoline and diesel fuel prices occurring earlier this month have not had much of an impact on RV sales at least for now, according to several West Coast manufacturers. “Obviously, what’s going on overseas is on people’s minds, but I can’t say it’s...

RV Rally Park Sought for East Texas

The east Texas town of Nacogdoches is pursuing the RV rally business in a big way as a potential revenue source for the historic community, according to an official at Nacogdoches-based highline motorcoach manufacturer Foretravel Inc. “The RV industry has a real need...