- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) - Business is still looking good this year for northern Indiana’s recreational vehicle companies.

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association says combined shipments of towable RVs and motorhomes rose by nearly 6 percent in August from the same month last year.

The Elkhart Truth reports (https://bit.ly/1uymqJK ) that RV shipments for the first eight months of 2014 have reached about 246,000 units, a gain of 9 percent from 2013. The RV association says that puts the industry on pace to ship about 350,000 units, which would be the most since 2007. Those shipments dropped to about 165,000 in 2009.

The association says factories in northern Indiana’s Elkhart County were responsible for more than 80 percent of the country’s 2012 RV production. Several RV companies have recently announced Elkhart County expansions

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