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Harrisburg Show Sets Attendance Records

Spurred by expanded exhibit halls, consumer and dealer attendance hit record levels at the 35th Annual Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Campground Association (PRVCA) Show, Sept. 8-14 at the State Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. “It exceeded our expectations,”...

Stewart Lodges Shutters Colorado Plant

Stewart Lodges, an Ochlocknee, Ga.-based park model cabin manufacturer, has closed its Delta, Colo. manufacturing facility, leaving 80 people without jobs, according to the Rocky Mountain News. Delta Area Development officials recently told the newspaper that Stewart...

‘Bama Fans Love Their RVs

Fans of the University of Alabama’s football team love their RVs and the RV lifestyle as much as the team, according to The Crimson White, the university’s student newspaper. “RVs have become a part of the Alabama football atmosphere,” wrote reporter Cassandra...

Nat. City Wants to be Leading RV Lender

Cleveland bank and financial services firm National City Corp. wants to become the leading RV and marine lender within the next five years, the company announced today (Sept. 30). National City took its RV and marine wholesale and retail lending programs nationwide in...

Wine or RVs, That’s the Question?

The question of whether the expansion of a 30-acre RV and boat storage business located south of Livermore, Calif., should be allowed is being considered by Alameda (Calif.) County officials, according to the Tri-Valley Herald of Pleasanton, Calif. The owner of the...

Rental Demand Strong in Canada

The rental demand for RVs was strong in Canada this past summer, which helps explain CanaDream Corp.’s 8% increase in revenue during the three months ended July 31. The company’s sales during the May-through-July period totaled $6.1 million (Canadian), compared with...

Coachmen Financial Services Launched

In conjunction with Transamerica Distribution Finance, Coachmen Industries Inc. has created Coachmen Financial Services (CFS) to offer “inventory financing solutions” to qualified Coachmen RV Group dealers, Coachmen announced today (Sept. 29). Initially, CFS will...

Fleetwood Folding Trailers Wins Award

The Fleetwood Folding Trailers operation in Somerset, Pa., recently received one of the 2003 Pennsylvania Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence in the category of Resource Protection. Fleetwood Folding Trailers, a unit of Riverside, Calif.-based Fleetwood...