(March 11, 2010) -- A new Talvor Motorhomes factory will open in New Zealand next month, Apollo Motorhome Holidays announced today. A projected 250 campervans and motorhomes will be built for the company’s rental and retail divisions in the first 12 months of operation.
(March 11, 2010) -- Regional economy expert attributes the improvements in northeast Indiana unemployment numbers in part to the recovery in the RV industry.
(March 11, 2010 ) -- Shoppers at the Rimrock Walmart in Colorado were shocked when they saw a man tear through the parking lot and into an RV trailer Wednesday afternoon.
(March 11, 2010) -- A local resident who has sued both the City of Hope and FEMA over rainwater runoff from the site has revised his federal lawsuit to include the contractor who did the site work to allow FEMA to house as many as 18,000 units at the airport.
(March 11, 2010) -- There are some tentative signs of recovery in Elkhart, though unemployment still hovers at around 15 percent. NPR reports the city is trying to shift its economy away from RVs, and hopes to begin rolling electric vehicles off its assembly lines soon. But there are some who say there are just too many "ifs" associated with electronic vehicles.
(March 11, 2010) -- Winnebago Industries will host a conference call March 18 at 9 a.m. Central Time to discuss the financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2010, which ended Feb. 27. The company will release its financial results at 6 a.m. March 18.
(March 11, 2010) -- According to Statistical Surveys Inc., the Elkhart, Ind.-based manufacturer boasted a 63.8 percent increase in market share compared to 2008, moving Heartland to the No. 9 ranking among all U.S. towable builders serving the Canadian marketplace.
(March 11, 2010) -- "The decline in both exports and imports in January is somewhat disappointing; however, it does not alter our view that the U.S. recovery continued to gain traction early in 2010," said Janzen. "In spite of the improvement in the January trade balance, data suggest that net trade will continue to have only a moderate effect on quarterly GDP growth in the first quarter of 2010 following the small add in the fourth quarter of 2009.
(March 11, 2010) -- Four international RV industry personnel were invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Hangzhou China Outdoor Lifestyle Show March 4 -7 in support of the developing Chinese RV industry.
(March 11, 2010) -- The four and a half minute promotion featured two Revolutionary-era characters employed by the Betsy Ross House as well as an interview with Jeff Page, an RV salesperson with Media Camping Center, who described the features included in the Fleetwood Revolution motorhome.