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Windish
Friday, April 24, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
Windish RV Center, a Denver, Colo.-based dealer that operates two locations in the area, last expanded in 2009, amid the global financial crisis, when the company opened a location in the north Denver suburb of Longmont. This year, the dealership...
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Industry Association recently held several technical meetings for standards subcommittees and groups in Elkhart to review various issues. During the meetings: • The Sizes and Weights Subcommittee reviewed 2018 NFPA 1192 code change...
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
In the latest lawsuit filed in McClain County, Okla., District Court against Sooner RV’s Regina Clark and Brett Clark, a 92-year-old widower alleges the couple stole his life savings and his RV. In the petition, Edward Johnson’s attorney...
Stuebing
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Industry Association has announced that Membership Services Coordinator Diane Stuebing is retiring after a 28-year career with the Association. Julianne McNulty “Diane has been on the front...
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
A strong breeze made for a chilly start to the third annual Spring RV Show that began Thursday (April 23) at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart. Despite the temperature, the sun was still shining and Jim and Debbie Scott were shopping for an RV....
Thibert
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
Christian Thibert was named the new president of Robert Thibert, the Quebec-based distribution company’s founder announced last week. Thibert, the son of former company president Robert Thibert, has occupied several different functions within the...
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
For RV owners looking to sell a vehicle, or for prospective RV owners looking to buy, determining the value of an RV can be a difficult and complicated task. Kirkland RV’s, a new and used RV dealership in Seattle, reveals a tool to help owners and...
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
Kleinn Air Horns, Tucson, Ariz., introduced the newest loud roof-mount horn to its lineup with Model 412. The 25-inch long horn is intended for use on RVs and big rigs. The model 412 features a new square end bell shape...
Honda
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
Honda Power Equipment, makers of RV generators and other power products, celebrated a milestone recently when the company made its 40 millionth U.S. shipment. Honda executives helped celebrate the shipment, which was sold to a customer at...
Friday, April 24, 2015RV PRO Staff
Meguiar’s is expanding its Air Re-Fresher product line by adding two new scents: Sweet Summer Breeze and Citrus Grove. The aerosol dispersion technology of the products provides a solution for the whole interior by using the vehicle’s air-...
Capital
Thursday, April 23, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
Last week the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the Estate Tax, commonly called the Death Tax, which currently imposes a 40 percent tax on estates worth more than $5.4 million when the owner dies. (Photo courtesy Architect of the...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
The 3rd Annual Spring Hall of Fame RV show will be held at the RV/MH Hall of Fame & Museum in Elkhart on April 23 to 26. Ten of the area’s top dealers will kick off their summer selling season with special show pricing on the newest RVs...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
A Federal District Court in Colorado entered multiple summary judgment rulings, all in favor of TriMas’ Cequent Americas business, and against Wyers Products Group Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit. This dispute involved multiple patents for...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
A Nevada man linked to the theft of motorhomes in West Michigan and elsewhere was convicted of multiple charges at trial in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. Ronald Bruce Myers, 56, was convicted of charges related to the thefts of motorhomes...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Michigan Association of RVs and Campgrounds learned that legislation that would repeal Michigan law requiring state schools to open after Labor Day has been set for a short-notice hearing April 30. MARVAC staff will represent members at the...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
Dealer Spike, a provider of website, development and CRM technology for RV dealers, debuted a new feature to its website design lineup this week, adding the option for dealers to upgrade to responsive web browsing, a feature designed to improve web...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc., a leading distributor of RV paint, equipment and supplies, is proud to bring its popular “Partners In Profit” industry expo to Elkhart County. The event will be held from 3-9 p.m. May 6, at the RV/MH Hall of...
Thursday, April 23, 2015RV PRO Staff
Lazydays was honored with Winnebago’s “Circle of Excellence” award for the 30th consecutive year. The “Circle of Excellence” award recognizes select dealers annually for their impeccable performance in the areas of sales, service and...
Google
Wednesday, April 22, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
On Tuesday, Google introduced new adjustments to its search engine that could shake up the results users see when searching the site for RV-related material. The search engine, which controls about two-thirds of all searches in the U.S., according...
Alberta1
Wednesday, April 22, 2015Travis O. Pryor
If the National Hockey League playoffs are on, that means spring is in the air in Alberta, Canada, and the RV Dealers Association of Alberta is hoping this week’s warmer weather, with temperatures near 70 degrees Fahrenheit, will get people thinking...