April 13, 2007
International to partner with RV manufacturer
Warrenville, Illinois – International Truck and Engine Corporation has announced it is partnering with Conquest Motorhomes, a division of Gulf Stream Coach, making International the exclusive cab and chassis provider for all of Conquests’ Class C diesel motorhomes. The Class C motorhome market accounts for approximately 33 per cent of the total motorized RV market.
Gulf Stream has ordered an initial 625 International DuraStar chassis. The International chassis is available on Gulf Stream Coach’s Super Nova and Gladiator (Enduramax) models. International will begin full-scale production in June 2007. Features on the International-based models include superior GVW capacity, best-in-class towing capability, 300 hp International VT 365 diesel engine and smooth ride and handling.