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Thor's Bob Martin predicts modest growth
The Associated Press via The Republic (Columbus, IN)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A leading official says the recreational vehicle industry that was hit hard by the recession has weathered the downturn and is slowly coming back to health. Bob Martin of Thor Industries says fall shipments looked good and signaled modest growth for the industry. More

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Race fans enjoy improvements to RV lot at Daytona
The Daytona Beach News-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Campers arriving at Daytona International Speedway for Speedweeks are finding big changes to an RV lot where some returning visitors have camped for decades. Track officials say they spent "in the seven-digit range" to fix drainage problems, pave roads, and plant shrubs and trees. More

Dreams of RV travel are resurfacing    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The rebound in the stock market has many consumers feeling more secure about their future, and dreams of traveling the country in motorhomes are slowly resurfacing. Many families have discovered that they can afford to take their families on vacation again if they opt for an RV instead of an expensive hotel. In fact, visits to national parks and campsites increased nearly 45 percent last year. More

Drew Industries reports fourth quarter and full-year results    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Drew Industries reported net income for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, of $4.1 million, compared to net income of $3.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. Industry-wide wholesale shipments of travel trailers and fifth-wheel RVs, Drew's primary RV market, increased 16 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011. Drew's RV sales growth exceeded industry wholesale shipment growth largely due to five acquisitions completed in 2011, as well as other market share gains. More

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Spartan Motors reports fourth quarter and full-year 2011 results via 4-traders    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Spartan Motors announced that fourth quarter earnings for 2011 were down 12 percent from the same period in 2010. Total revenue for 2011 declined 11.4 percent from 2010. Spartan Motors President and CEO John Sztykiel said the company expects to deliver "sustained revenue and profit growth in 2012 and beyond." More

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RV Learning Center college scholarship program for RV company employees and dependents
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Getting an education has never been more important—or expensive. The RV Learning Center can help! Scholarship money is available to deserving sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduates majoring in business, finance, economics, accounting, or other RV-related subjects. For more information and to download an application, click here. To alert dealership employees to the opportunity, click here for a full-color poster to display at your store.

RV trip through the Rockies continues travel film series
The Observer (Dunkirk, NY)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A trip through the Rocky Mountains — the spectacularly scenic backbone of North America — is the focus of international cinematographer John Holod's latest travel/adventure film "The Great Rocky Mountain RV Adventure," the next offering in the 2011-12 World Travel Series. Holod uses a state-of-the-art motorcoach as home, office, and studio while he’s on the road. More

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