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GCT Introduces First Carbon Fiber Composite RV

In an earlier article I reported that Global Caravan Technologies Inc. (GCT), introduced an artist’s concepts for the CR-Series and upcoming launch of the CR-1 Carbon. The Speedway, Indiana-based company has now introduced a prototype of its high-end carbon-fiber composite … Continue reading

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Prime Time RV Increases Market Share

Wakarusa, Indiana-based Prime Time Manufacturing, a division of Forest River, continues to post impressive retail growth rates as the young company begins its fifth year building towable recreational vehicles. Final 2013 numbers from Statistical Surveys show that Prime Time’s travel … Continue reading

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Gulf Stream Introduces Rear Kitchen 25SBW Trailer

Gulf Stream Coach Inc. has launched the new 25SBW floor plan in its Conquest/Innsbruck travel trailer line, featuring a rear kitchen design and upscale amenities normally found in larger, more expensive trailers. The 25SBW borrows key design features of the … Continue reading

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Equal-i-zer Hitch Receives Peach Award

In an earlier story I reported that the Equal-i-zer Sway Control Hitch, an innovator in sway-control technology and American manufacturer, received the Readers’ Choice Gold Award by Trailer Life Magazine for the second consecutive year. Provo, Utah-based Progress Mfg. Inc., … Continue reading

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Buffalo Exchange Tours in Vintage Land Yacht Airstream

Buffalo Exchange, a widely known bargain clothing store, embarks on a great American road trip this spring. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Buffalo Exchange will visit all their retail stores in a vintage Land Yacht Airstream trailer. The shop that made “buy-sell-trade” … Continue reading

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Irish Whiskey Founder Tours in Airstream

Irish-born Kieran Folliard has lived in Minnesota for three decades founding four Irish pubs before leaving the bar business to launch his own brand of Irish whiskey in 2011. Named 2 Gingers for his fiery-haired mother and aunt, Folliard’s distillate is a … Continue reading

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Detroit 3 Finally Adopt Common Tow Ratings Standard…Or Do They?

Have you ever wondered if 10,000 pounds of towing capacity means the same for trucks manufactured by GM, Ford, and Dodge? You will soon know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. But, will you? After a … Continue reading

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Jayco Acquires Open Range RV

Middlebury, Indiana-based Jayco Corp. announces that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire Shipshewana, Indiana-based Open Range RV Co. The letter of intent contemplates a transaction between the two companies and is subject to the execution … Continue reading

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Jayco Launches Jay Smart Line of Euro-styled Lightweight Trailers

Jayco Inc. approves the launch of its new Jay Smart, a line of Euro-styled, ultra-lightweight RVs. The new line of towables is slated to be built on Jayco’s campus in Middlebury, Indiana. Jayco displayed a prototype of the Jay Smart … Continue reading

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Airstream Gathering Returns

Airstream enthusiasts, fear not! The annual European Airstream gathering returns in 2014 and takes place on the weekend of March 21 to 23. Open to all owners of the popular European range, the complimentary weekend will be hosted by Airstream and Company’s Michael … Continue reading

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