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Friday, December 19, 2014Jesse Sidlauskas
The board of directors of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation named the Hall of Fame Inductees for the Class of 2015, adding five names from the RV industry and five from the manufactured housing segment. The Class of 2015 will be inducted in August....
Vacport
Friday, December 19, 2014Jesse Sidlauskas
InterVac Design, a Palm City, Fla.-based supplier of central vacuum systems, inked an exclusive deal with Dometic as its North American aftermarket distributor, according to Dometic Aftermarket Product Manager Theresa Brown. The VacPort by...
Ally
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
Amid Thursday’s banner day for the U.S. stock market – the best second-day gain since 2011 – the U.S. Department of the Treasury sold its remaining 54.9 million shares of Ally common stock at $23.25 per share and as a result, exiting Ally from the...
Mike Scheetz
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
Skyline RV, a member of the EverGreen family, appointed Mike Scheetz product and sales manager of the Skyline RV Division. Scheetz will oversee the growth of Skyline RV brands, including the Nomad and Layton. He will be responsible for all product...
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
Glenda M. from Las Vegas, Nevada, was randomly selected from a pool of almost 15,500 entries as the 2014 winner of a $1,000 Bass Pro Shops gift card sweepstakes hosted by RV123.com, according to a news release. “Thank you! This is wonderful...
Richard Coon
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
RV Industry Association President Richard Coon sent a message to the industry Friday (Dec. 19) to recap the recent RVIA show in Louisville, and release the Association’s videos of the Outlook Breakfast. “Thanks to all who attended RVIA...
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
Gov. Mike Pence and executives from 16 companies announced new investments across Indiana expected to create a combined 2,153 new jobs over the next few years, according to a news release. The news comes amid the state’s record-breaking year...
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
American Coach will launch an all-new product January 14 at 11 a.m. at the Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa, according to a news release. A short launch event will be held at the Lazydays RV display No. 505 at with American Coach executives and sales...
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
The Texas RV Association hosts its South Texas RV Super Sale in January at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, mysanantonio.com reports. The event, which takes place Jan. 1-3, will take place at the Freeman Coliseum, hosts “virtually every...
SwayPro
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
Blue Ox’s SwayPro weight distribution hitch was honored in the Readers’ Choice survey of “Trailer Life Magazine,” earning Blue Ox a Silver Award. “We are thrilled to receive this honor because it reflects how our...
Friday, December 19, 2014RV PRO Staff
A standoff between a heavily armed woman and police at Sooner RV, an RV dealership in Purcell, Okla., ended Wednesday afternoon with no injuries and a suspect in custody, KOTV reports. The identity of the suspect was not released, but the...
Jayco
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
Jayco’s longest-serving employee, Wayne Miller, will retire at the end of this week. Jayco CEO Derald Bontrager, left, and Wilbur Bontrager, right, stand with Jayco's longest-standing employee, Wayne Miller, who started working with the...
JanKelly
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
The New England RV Dealers Association will be hosting Jan Kelly for her F&I professional financial training class January 13-15, according to a news release. The course, which costs $1,995 per attendee, will take place at the Courtyard...
Reese
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
Readers of Trailer Life Magazine honored Cequent’s Reese brand with the magazine’s Gold Award in the fifth wheel category, according to a news release. “Reese has been around since 1952, which is a long time, so it makes us very proud to not...
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
Newell Coach was recently featured on Fox Business’ “Manufacturing Marvels” show, which walked viewers through the company’s coaches and manufacturing process. According to a news release, Newell recently debuted its newest lines in the Coach 1529...
Roadtrek
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
Roadtrek Motorhomes, a manufacturer of Class B motorhomes based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, launched its newest model, the Zion with the help of Chrysler representatives, according to a news release. Roadtrek celebrated the launch of the Zion,...
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
SCS Magnum, an anti-theft bike carrier maker, is currently crowd funding for its project on Indiegogo in hopes of raising $90,000 for production of the bike rack, according to a news release. Magnum is a hitch-mounted, two, three, or four-bike...
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
Forest River Diesel Division has increased its market share by 36 percent and retail registrations at 29 percent year-to-date through October, the company said, citing data from Statistical Surveys. Statistical Surveys reports the average year-to-...
Thursday, December 18, 2014RV PRO Staff
China Manufacturers Alliance issued a recall of some Bluestar LQ225 (sizes 8-14.5) low-platform trailer tires due to an increased risk of the tires popping while in use, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The tires...
Wall that Heals
Wednesday, December 17, 2014Jesse Sidlauskas
The Wall That Heals, a half-size, aluminum replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will make a trip to the 2015 Florida RV SuperShow on Jan. 14-18 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. A couple visits The Wall That...