Airstream is a brand of luxury recreational vehicle manufactured in Jackson Center, Ohio, USA. It is currently a division of Thor Industries. The company, which now employs fewer than 400, is the oldest in the industry. Airstream trailers are easily recognized for their distinctive rounded aluminum bodies, which originated in the 1930s from designs largely created by Hawley Bowlus. Bowlus was the chief designer of Charles Lindbergh's aircraft, the Spirit of St. Louis.
Hymer is a German motorhome manufacturer located in Bad Waldsee. Hymer makes many types of motorhome except for high-top and other van based vehicles. They are especially well known for their unique A-Class motorhomes, which often feature a drop down overhead luton bed, situated above the cab. From 1957, Erich Bachem together with Erwin Hymer designed camping trailers sold as Eriba (Erich Bachem) with names that included Troll, Puck, Touring, Nova and Triton.
The Tomcar is a type of off-road utility vehicle. The Tomcar was developed in Israel over the last 15 years, and was originally designed and built for the Israel Defence Forces, being specifically designed to fit into a Sea Knight or Chinook helicopter . It is currently in use by the Israeli military to patrol its borders and carry out various military missions, and by the British Army in Afghanistan.
SEA Group (Italian - Societa' Europea Autocaravan; pronounced "sayer") is an Italian head quartered motorcaravan manufacturer, based in Trivolzio, Lombardy. Founded in 2000, the group employs 650 people across 11 locations, and produces 13,000 units per annum. It is the third largest manufacturer of motorcaravans in Europe, and has regional offices based in Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. is a producer of motorhomes and manufactured housing. It was founded in 1950 by John Crean, and its headquarters are in Riverside, California. In 2007, it was declared the top-selling manufacturer in its market, but it was announced in November of 2008 that Fleetwood Enterprises was closing several factories across the United States.
Swift Leisure are a British manufacturer of leisure vehicles, including caravans and motorhomes. Started in 1965, the company is based in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire. The company started with the single Swift brand of caravans, based on a distinctive tri-front window design (all of which opened - unique at the time), which also allowed easy see through to the rear for the driver whilst travelling.