(Aug. 31, 2010) -- As Fleetwood reaps the benefits of an improved manufacturing philosophy, the company is ready to roll out products that will target specific, growing market segments. And after the company joins forces with firms in other industries this fall, CEO John Draheim expects the cross pollination of ideas and expertise to bolster Fleetwood into a company that can "block and tackle" even the most formidable competitors every day.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- With $3 million in annual revenues and a three-year growth rate of 611 percent, Livin' Lite Recreational Vehicles broke into Inc. magazine's list of the 500 fastest growing companies by coming in at No. 491.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- A spokesman for Hollywood superstar Taylor Lautner told E! Online that the Twighlight actor has no plans to take part in a charitable mano-a-mano push-up contest to settle a lawsuit over a tricked-out RV.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- Dunbar said the new website design offers not only a fresh, clean new look, but also much improved, user-friendly navigation featuring an intuitive interactive menu and a vast resource of technical, troubleshooting and product information.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- The travel trailers would be outfitted with sound systems, a computer and printer, wireless Internet and a meeting and changing area, the Bowling Green Daily News reported.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- "It's due to our free wi-fi connection that we have in the campground," Ranger Scott Slavin told Fox-UP. "Anywhere in Van Riper campground, you can connect to the Internet from your computer. People are spending more camping nights here because they can work from the campground."
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- The Gallatin National Forest will keep the restrictions in place at Chief Joseph and Colter campgrounds that limit camping to hard-sided-vehicles only for the remainder of the fall, the BIllings Gazette reported. Soda Butte Campground, where one camper was killed and two others were mauled, will remain closed.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- Retail RV sales grew 10 percent through June, Baird analysts wrote in a note to investors. But stagnating consumer spending is a bad sign for the industry as is stubbornly high unemployment that is hurting consumer wealth and confidence, the Associated Press noted.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- Venice residents can petition to ban vehicles more than seven feet high or more than 22 feet long from parking on a block from 2-6 a.m., the Beverly Hills Courier reported. However, two-thirds of the residents on a block must agree to have signs posted informing RV owners of the overnight parking ban.
(Aug. 31, 2010) -- Despite receiving a petition signed by 230 people opposed to the project, the Washington County Planning Commission members voted Monday to recommended that 40 acres east of Hancock be rezoned for a 60-site campground, the Herald-Mail reported.