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FMCA Boosts N.Y. Dealer’s Sales

Suburban Buffalo, N.Y., dealership Colton RV had its best July ever thanks in part to the Family Motorcoach Association (FMCA) International Convention, which occurred in another Buffalo suburb a few weeks ago. “We generated a lot of business (due to the FMCA rally),...

FMCA Boosts N.Y. Dealer’s Sales

Suburban Buffalo, N.Y., dealership Colton RV had its best July ever thanks in part to the Family Motorcoach Association (FMCA) International Convention, which occurred in another Buffalo suburb a few weeks ago. “We generated a lot of business (due to the FMCA rally),...

Fleetwood’s Towables Revenue Up 30%

Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. reports its travel-trailer and fifth-wheel sales revenue increased 30% to $158 million during the three-month period that ended Sunday (July 27). Additionally, Fleetwood’s motorhome sales revenue increased 18% to $258 million during the...

Spartan Cautious About Pusher Market

Diesel-pusher motorhome chassis supplier Spartan Motors Inc. reported sharply lower second-quarter sales and earnings and the company remains “cautious about the short-term recovery in the (diesel) motorhome market,” according to John Sztykiel, president and CEO....

RVDA Endorses Suburban Propane

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVDA) has endorsed propane and propane equipment supplied through Suburban Propane, according to the RV Assistance Corp. (RVAC). The agreement was approved by both the RVAC and RVDA boards of directors. RVAC is a wholly...

Good Sam Partners with Cottman Tranny

Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service (ERS) has partnered with Cottman Transmission LLC to offer its members discounts at the fast-growing chain of transmission repair centers. Cottman, founded in Philadelphia in 1962, now has around 370 franchise locations in the U.S....

United Way Recognizes Keystone RV

The United Way of Elkhart County, Ind., recently recognized Goshen, Ind.-based Keystone RV Co. for becoming its No. 1 contributor for 2003. The United Way funds 27 nonprofit agencies in Elkhart County, which has a population of around 160,000. Keystone, a unit of...

RVIA Spokesman Tour Under Way

Brad Herzog of Pacific Grove, Calif., and his wife Amy, took off on their third extended trip on behalf of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) recently – this time with two young children in tow instead of a car. RVIA’s “Around the World … In an...

Coachmen Returns to Profitability

Coachmen Industries Inc., including its RV operations, returned to profitability in the second quarter, the New York Stock Exchange-listed company reports. The modular structures and RV builder posted net earnings of $2.8 million during the three months ended June 30,...