April 17, 2000 |
In a deserted RFK Stadium lot, 17 silver Airstream trailers were parked in neat rows, their proud owners having come from as far away as England last weekend to see Washington's monuments. Some might say they had it backward. Airstreams, those silver bullets that have rolled across the national landscape since 1936, are attractions unto themselves. Marvels of compact efficiency, all sleek and aerodynamic and riveted into machine-age sensuousness, they attract thousands of fervent devotees.
December 3, 1991 |
Rexhall Says Lawsuit Thrown Out by Judge: Rexhall Industries Inc., a Saugus maker of motor homes, said a federal judge threw out a lawsuit against the company that was brought by Thor Industries Inc. and its Airstream Inc. motor-home unit. The suit, filed in July, 1990, had sought $10 million in damages and alleged, among other things, that Rexhall's use of the brand name "Airex" for its motor homes infringed on the Airstream name and its trademarks. But U. S. District Judge J.
July 31, 1990 |
Rexhall Industries Inc., a rapidly growing manufacturer of motor homes, said it was sued for $10 million by Thor Industries Inc. and its subsidiary Airstream Inc., which makes a rival brand of motor homes. In the suit, filed last week in federal court in Los Angeles, Thor alleged among other things that Rexhall's use of the name "Airex" for its motor homes infringes on the Airstream name and injures Airstream's reputation.
May 29, 2010 |
Like a lot of Angelenos, I like to ditch the city every once in a while and experience nature. Briefly. My last escape involved 1,000 or so Cub Scouts, a battered, borrowed tent and two days of port-a-potties and pump-station water. This time around I was looking to rough it, but rough it "lite," during a weekend getaway with my best friend and our two young children. Enter the 2010 Airstream International, whose manufacturer, like many RV companies this year, is experiencing a post-recession sales resurgence.