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Chrysler Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Chrysler LLC filed for bankruptcy protection today (April 30)  and will form an alliance with the Italian carmaker Fiat Group SpA in an effort to revive the nation’s ailing third-largest automaker, according to The Associated Press. The Obama administration said...

MOR/ryde Smooths the TV Trail

MOR/ryde International’s tag line is “smoothing the trail from tip to tail,” but most RVers generally tend to remember the company for its suspension systems or Fifth-wheel pin box. There’s more to smoothing the trail than leveling out the bumps, though, and the...

Winegard’s Wingman RV-Wing Improves Reception

Let’s face it: “roughin it” doesn’t necessarily mean being away from the airwaves — but pulling in distant TV signals can be tough at times. The new Winegard Wingman RV-Wing not only improves your Winegard Sensar batwing antenna’s VHF/UHF performance, but pulls in...

Blue Bird Wanderlodge Production Closes Down

Coachworks Holdings Inc., Fort Valley, Ga., has shut down production of luxury Blue Bird Wanderlodge buses and is selling off assets, according to a reliable source. Coachworks Holdings declined comment. School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp., which sold its Class A...

MSNBC.com Continues Elkhart Examination

Editor’s Note: MSNBC.com is conducting a year-long study of  Elkhart, Ind. This 2,300-word story, which appeared in The Elkhart Truth, is the latest installment in a series of stories from that project. In the same way that people might speculate about a couple...

Fleetwood Shifts Gears in Recovery Plan

Since Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on March 10, the Riverside, Calif.-based RV maker indicated that securing financing was vital to its survival. On Wednesday (April 29), three hours before Fleetwood was scheduled to ask the judge in its...

CAMP Leaders Meet at Cherry Hill Park

Editor’s Note: Lucas Hartford, president of Evergreen Insurance, provided this account of this week’s meeting of the Campground Association Management Professionals (CAMP) at Cherry Hill Park, College Park, Md. Campground Association Management...

Blue Ox Opens Campground to Visitors

Blue Ox is inviting RVers this summer to visit its manufacturing facility in Pender, Neb., and stay at its campground during the visit.  All Blue Ox customers stay at the campground for free, while non-customers  pay $15 a night. The campground has full sewer and...