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German Coach Features Unique ‘Garage’

It’s the latest twist in the ongoing explosion of so-called “toy hauler” or “SURV” recreational vehicles – a diesel pusher motorhome with a cargo-hauling “garage” situated beneath the carriage and between the wheel wells. German manufacturer Volkner Mobile RV is...

Stat Surveys: June Towable Sales Drop

Towable retail sales fell in June from a year ago, down 6% for the month and 0.2% year-to-date, according to Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Statistical Surveys Inc. It marked just the second time since last June that towable registrations showed a year-over-year decline....

SunnyBrook Holds Dealer Open House

SunnyBrook RV introduced four new products at its first-ever Dealer Open House Aug. 10 at its 68-acre complex in Middlebury, Ind. The marquis product among its new offerings is the Bristol Bay, a high-profile fifth-wheel featuring gel-coat fiberglass exterior, stylish...

FreedomRoads Finalizes Revolving Credit

Chicago area-based FreedomRoads LLC today (Aug. 31) announced it has closed a $404.5 million loan syndication, consisting of an amended floorplan credit facility and a revolving credit facility. According to a press release, the amended floorplan and revolving credit...

Lippert's 50th Embraces Family, Success

The agenda outlining activities during Lippert Components Inc.’s 50th Anniversary Weekend promoted a sailboat cruise and a golf tournament on a course designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus. But the main draw at the gathering – held July 29-Aug. 1 at the Grand...

Monaco Names Honda Executive to Board

Coburg, Ore.-based Monaco Coach Corp. has appointed Richard E. Colliver, executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., to its board of directors. “With his many years of executive experience in the automotive industry, Dick will be a tremendous...

NuWa Repositions Hitchhiker Towables

Fifth-wheel manufacturer NuWa Industries Inc. has realigned and reduced the retail price on its 2007 Hitchhiker Discover America series while establishing the Hitchhiker Touring Coach as a lower-priced spin-off brand separate from Discover America. In addition, the...