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Motorhome Fails Amphibious Maneuver

The Pacific Ocean was the end of the road for a motorhome stuck in the surf at Roosevelt Beach in Washington State, according to a report in the Aberdeen Daily World. Two tow trucks were initially unable to free the RV, according to Trooper Brian George of the State...

Fleetwood Seeks New Housing Group Head

Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. announced today (March 31) that Roger L. Howsmon, formerly executive vice president of the Housing Group, is no longer with the company. The move comes just three weeks after the Riverside, Calif., builder announced that President and CEO Ed...

Montana House Considers Motorhome Tax

Out-of-state companies that buy motorhomes in Montana to avoid sales taxes could soon be contributing to the state’s economy – and to the upcoming Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Signature Events in the state. According to a report in Great Falls Tribune, the House...

Towables Up, Motorhomes Dip in February

February motorhome shipments declined 15.5% compared with 2004, as both the Class A and C sectors were down for the second straight month, according to the latest wholesale shipment report from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). However, that downward...

Country Coach Adds Intrigue 530 for 2006

Country Coach Inc. concluded a two-year top-to-bottom redesign of its diesel pusher brands with the introduction of the 2006 Intrique 530 at the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) 73rd International Convention March 21-24 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry,...

Crude Oil, GDP Reports Fuel Stock Market

Two key economic indicators for the recreational vehicle industry showed positive trends Wednesday (March 30), which sent stocks soaring. Oil prices dipped to below $53 a barrel before rallying late to settle at $53.99 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The...