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Lance Gillies, founder of EarthCruiser in Bend, Ore., explored ways to fit a luxury camper for off-road adventures onto an existing pickup truck before he began making expeditionary vehicles, but ultimately found the chassis too small to make it work. But now that the company's standalone adventure vehicles, which feature a bathroom, kitchen and bed built into a 22-foot-long frame, have made it to six continents, Gillies decided it was time to circle back to his original idea. Comment?
Their distinctive profiles are a common sight in ski-area parking lots and at mountain-bike trailheads around Bend, Ore. As reported by the Bend Bulletin , the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van may not be the top-selling vehicle of its kind in the U.S.; that distinction belongs to the Ford Transit. Comment?
Travel trailers represent the ultimate in freedom, especially in the outdoorsy Northwest. And like the rest of us, they've grown up. Comment?
The Dayton Daily News reported that Bob Wheeler, president and CEO of the Jackson Center-based producer of iconic aluminum-body RVs, says three big business moves are pushing its continued growth. This may lead to capital investments and plans to increase employment to more than 800 workers. Comment?
Airstream Inc. will begin production next year of the all-fiberglass Nest by Airstream travel trailer brand that it acquired March 21 from Bend, Ore.-based Nest Caravans. Production of the lightweight, diminutive trailer will be moved to Jackson Center, Ohio, where the Thor Industries Inc. subsidiary produces its iconic "silver bullet" aluminum Airstream travel trailers. Comment?
According to a press release, the move is part of Airstream's growth strategy to expand its product offering to the molded fiberglass segment of the industry in order to provide incremental growth and attract customers looking for a travel trailer that is automotive, light and modern. Nest, based in Bend, Ore., and founded by designer Robert Johans targets customers that appreciate good design and the great outdoors. Comment?
John Yozamp received the inspiration for Zamp Solar by way of an early-morning knock at his camper door six years ago in a campground off the Cascade Lakes Highway in Oregon. "What had happened was, I was using a generator to power my sleep apnea machine," Yozamp said Dec. 22. "And about 2 o'clock in the morning, I got a nice, gentle knock on my camper," Yozamp said. Comment?
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