New? Join Today! » Create an Account | Sign In

RV Industry News

Stay up-to-date with daily RV news for the RV Professional.

Lauan
Thursday, July 2, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
President Obama signed into law Monday (June 29) legislation to renew the Generalized System of Preferences trade program, paving the way for the RV industry to recover $22 million in spent tariffs since July 2013, according to the RV Industry...
Thursday, July 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Industry Association Nominating Committee selected 15 candidates who will run for eight seats on the Board of Directors during the association elections in August. Five manufacturer seats are in contention this year. The seven candidates...
Thursday, July 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
Hayes Brake Controllers added Bill Smith as VP-sales and marketing effective June 29. Smith replaces George Cargo who announced his retirement. Smith will be responsible for marketing Hayes products in the RV, OEM and specialty markets. Before...
Matthew Chavers
Thursday, July 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
Winnebago Industries recently made two new additions to the company’s service and purchasing departments, adding Troy Swearingen as the company’s service administration supervisor and Matthew Chavers as a purchasing agent. Matthew Chavers joined...
Thursday, July 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
When the Elkhart County 4-H Fair opens in a few weeks, attendees may notice the name of a local RV company on a well-known space fairgoers call the “famous food row.” “Food Row sponsored by Keystone RV Company” will stretch across the...
Thursday, July 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
The National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds referred 352 proposals for new state legislation and regulatory changes to its state affiliates during the first half of this year. “Minimum wage and employment issues seem to be the...
Thursday, July 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
CURT Mfg. has added four new mounts with 2.5-by-2.5-inch shanks in the areas of weight distribution hitches and pintle hitches. With the demand for 2.5-inch receiver mounts increasing, CURT is expanding on its previous...
Horizon Global
Wednesday, July 1, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
The new parent company of towing, hitch and accessories manufacturer, Cequent, began public trading today at the New York Stock Exchange under the name Horizon Global, marking the completion of a spin-off announced earlier this year. Horizon...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015RV PRO Staff
Campers Inn RV, a Kingston, N.H.-based dealership, celebrated the grand opening of its newest RV dealership location in Tucker, Ga., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce last week. The dealership, which...
Yoder
Wednesday, July 1, 2015RV PRO Staff
Winnebago Towables has named Jared Yoder as the company’s North Central District Sales Manager. In his new position, Yoder is responsible for sales of the company’s Winnebago travel trailer, fifth wheel and toy hauler products in the states...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015RV PRO Staff
This week, Bo Black-Caney, who owns Caney Creek RV, reported a fourth robbery of his Mississippi RV repair and consignment business. Black-Caney said the thieves took more than $3,000 worth of TV and electronics from an RV on the lot in Jackson...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015RV PRO Staff
More Americans are strapping on their hiking boots and reconnecting with nature this Independence Day, thanks to some of the cheapest gas prices since 2009. GasBuddy, a community-based price comparison app that helps users find cheap gas, shares...
Bogan
Wednesday, July 1, 2015RV PRO Staff
Newmar Vice President of Manufacturing Kevin Bogar, along with Quality Manager Dennis Ramer, recently discussed the manufacturing and quality controls process at the company. The two men have 56 years combined history with the company, and...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015RV PRO Staff
Three senators introduced a bill last week that could speed the delivery of light and medium-duty trailers for Indiana trailer manufacturers. Sen. Joe Donelly (Ind.), along with Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts (Ks.) introduced the Safe and...
May Shipments
Tuesday, June 30, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
The drop in wholesale shipments in May that surprised many in the industry, is likely the result of a natural balancing of dealers’ inventories, according to RV Industry Association Board Chairman and Jayco President/CEO Derald Bontrager....
Keystone
Tuesday, June 30, 2015RV PRO Staff
Keystone RV debuted the company’s newest fifth wheel toy hauler in an attempt to combine the most-desired features from the company’s toy hauler and fifth wheel lineups. The new Fuzion 420, features two patio decks for a combined outdoor living...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Safety and Education Foundation will host The RV Technical Education & Safety Conference from May 15 to 19, 2016, in Elizabethtown, Ky. The conference will take place at the Pritchard Community Center. “This is a ‘Pure...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Canadian RV Association has moved its Administration Office to Burlington, Ontario effective July 1, according to a recent news release. The CRVA had subleased office space from the Ontario RV Dealers Association since 2010, but after...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015RV PRO Staff
Great American Country sets out on the open road again with new episodes of returning original series, “Going RV”. The series, which previewed in October 2014, tracks families on their quest to find the perfect motorhome for their highway...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RVDA of Canada is seeking nominations from across Canada for the 2015 Walter Paseska Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award. Nominations are due on or before July 31. Established in 1989 by Camping Canada, and dedicated to...