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  1. AL-KO's RV technology tows industry to higher ground

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:17pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh, Christina Liedke and David Bell

    ... Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh, Christina Liedke and David Bell Known for its iconic landscapes and rugged outback beauty, Australia has a fast-expanding motor home, caravan and camping industry. One homegrown company has established a firm foothold in this niche market through technological breakthroughs and innovative developments. Recreational vehicle (RV) components ...

  2. Mainland order boosts US RV industry

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... commercial transactions cited by Washington yesterday in conjunction with President Hu Jintao's visit. An RV is a vehicle that combines transport and temporary living quarters for travel, ... to purchase 40,000 units from MVP RV of California. It will buy 10,000 Type A motorhomes, which are the roomiest and feature luxury amenities, and 30,000 family van Type-B motorhomes. New luxury ...

  3. RV

    Posted Oct 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott RV Starring: Robin Williams, Jeff Daniels, Cheryl Hines, Kristin Chenoweth Director: Barry Sonnenfeld The film: What to make of Robin Williams? He's made some decent ... run out. RV is a case in point. Whereas once a director would have let Williams shift into overdrive, Barry Sonnenfeld (Men in Black) seems unsure what to do with his star. The result leaves ...

  4. Sport - Racing - Melbourne Cup

    Admire Rakti died of heart failure, suggests steward ahead of autopsy results

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 10:04am

    ... are that Admire Rakti passed away due to heart failure,” RV chief steward Terry Bailey told ABC Radio on Wednesday. “We need to get the autopsy results and that will tell the story. “These horses ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... of the Van's RV-8 kit plane yesterday. If everything goes well, the plane will become the first Hong Kong-assembled aircraft to take off from the city early next year. Cheng said the team, which ... said. Alfred Poon Chung, an aircraft engineer helping Cheng with the project, said the construction of a plane as small as the RV-8 was not a lot different from that of a bigger one. ...

  6. News - China - CULTURE

    China boom in sales of caravans surprises even distributors

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Li Mengsha, a sales consultant with Beijing Camper RV, the largest distributor for RVs and caravans on the mainland. "Many vehicles came straight to the show from seaports. Most were ... RVs in China. But now the total number might reach tens of thousands, though no official figure has been given," Li said. When the first RV and caravan show was held in 2010, there were ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... These vehicles became popular in the mid-60s, when Winnebago Industries began producing affordable models, and in Winnebago Nation: The Peculiar Place of the RV in American Culture author James B. Twitchell reflects on that popularity. Published this month by Columbia University Press, the book explores "the RV's origins and … its rise, fall, and rebirth as a cultural icon". ...

  8. Shake-up needed over valuations, rate collection

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... value to rent- known as the RV/rent ratio- for 16 out of 18 property groups analysed by auditors fell below international standards. The International Association of Assessing Officers has specified that the acceptable range of the mean RV/rent ratio, a common gauge of valuation accuracy, is 0.9 to 1.1. But the mean RV/rent ratio of 0.83 for 2009-10 is 7.8 per cent below the lower end ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    First HK-made plane may take off from Chek Lap Kok airport

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Stuart Lau

    ... a HK$1.4 million kit Cheng bought from the United States in 2008. The aircraft, an RV-8, is 6.46 metres long with a wingspan of 7.38 metres, and has a top speed of 360km/h. Cheng says the project ... But the department's reply to the South China Morning Post appeared more cautious. "The RV-8 project team previously had meetings with the department and proposed to operate one short flight from the Hong ...

  10. News - World - AIR SAFETY

    Timeline: The tragic history of civilian airliners shot down since the cold war

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 09:00am by AFP

    ... passengers and crew members were killed. Lionair Flight LN 602, September 29, 1998. The Antonov An-24RV crashed into the sea off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka after departing Jaffna-Palaly Air ...




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