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Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Middlebury Town Council voted Monday to grant Winnebago Towables a five-year tax abatement. A subsidiary of Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, the company bought four facilities in Middlebury and plans to invest almost $300,000 in equipment over...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Lazydays’ Florida dealership is hosting the Lazydays RV Stadium Event, in partnership with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Scheduled for May 29-31, the free event (including free parking) promises RV enthusiasts a full schedule of family-friendly...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Drew Industries stockholders elected Frank Crespo and Kieran O’Sullivan to the Company's Board of Directors this week. “We are delighted to welcome Frank Crespo to our Board,” Jim Gero, chairman of Drew’s Board of Directors...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
The 2015 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo announced four highly rated workshop speakers who have never been featured at the annual event that takes place Nov. 2 to 6 in Las Vegas. The sales track will feature Christine Corelli of Corelli...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Lifestyle Luxury RV, an EverGreen company, has reintroduced a rear living model with the length to satisfy those looking for a shorter coach. The 32RL model has a 33-foot 11-inch length. The layout is a combination of the kitchen, living area...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Camping reservations at Kampgrounds of America locations indicate strong growth in camping so far this season. Advanced reservations for the holiday weekend are up more than 8 percent over the same time last year at the 486 locations in the KOA...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Cavco Industries, a manufacturer of park model RVs, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year, representing increased revenues and profit for the fourth quarter and year ending March 28. Net revenue for the fourth quarter...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Winnebago Outdoor and Winnebago RV Insurance, will act as two of the presenting sponsors for the second annual Tree Town Music Festival. The outdoor music festival located in Forest City, Iowa, has expanded into a four-day event from May 21- 24...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
As part of the Brave the Summer with Yogi Bear promotion, families across the U.S. will have four different chances to win a seven-day, six-night vacation at the Jellystone Park in a 2015 Winnebago Brave. The 32-foot unit features bold retro...
Friday, May 22, 2015RV PRO Staff
Rear View Safety has debuted another product to its line of backup cameras that includes native OnStar capabilities, a replacement mirror monitor and auto dimming features. OnStar provides drivers with everything from directions to emergency...
Open Range
Thursday, May 21, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
Quintin White likes to tell a story about his days working sales at a dealership in Wyoming. Highland Ridge GM Bill Flint, left, and Open Range National Sales Manager Quintin White, right, stand with Brett and Dori Parris of Parris RV with the 20...
Thursday, May 21, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Industry Association plans to move to a new location in Elkhart, expanding the Association’s footprint to accommodate a growing staff. RVIA President Richard Coon announced the move Wednesday to facilitate the expanded dealer training...
Airstream
Thursday, May 21, 2015RV PRO Staff
Airstream announced its top U.S. dealer rankings based on retail units sold between May 2014 and May 2015 during the company’s dealer meeting in Seattle recently. Airstream’s ‘Top Dealer’ winner – Colonial Airstream...
Thursday, May 21, 2015RV PRO Staff
EverGreen RVs introduced several new options to its I-GO brand, adding a double bunk with dinette and a double bunk with slide floorplans to the line. “The new models provide more choices in kid-friendly bunkhouse models...
Thursday, May 21, 2015RV PRO Staff
Fleetwood RV, a manufacturer of Class A and Class C motorhomes, has expanded its dealer network to include a new partnership with Tualatin, Ore.-based Funtime RV. “Funtime RV will make a great partner to our dealer...
PCW Blaz'n
Thursday, May 21, 2015RV PRO Staff
Pacific Coachworks has outpaced its California competition in toy hauler and travel trailer sales in March this year, according to Statistical Surveys data. PCW’s toy hauler products include the Sandsport, Powerlite, Rage’n, and most...
Thursday, May 21, 2015RV PRO Staff
Winnebago has put together a suite of services to support RVers as they enjoy their nomadic life on the go. The newest is RV-specific insurance. “One of the things new owners are often unclear about is whether they should add their RV to...
Road Construction
Wednesday, May 20, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
Last week, Michigan lawmakers introduced a proposal to fix the state’s roads and infrastructure that would reduce funding of the state’s Economic Development Corp. In addition to re-purposing funds used by the Development Corp., which funds the...
Workhorse
Wednesday, May 20, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Workhorse Group plans to re-enter production of RV chassis at the Workhorse Union City, Ind. plant. The company sites steady growth in RV shipments, coupled with industry demand and interest, as reasons for re-entering the RV Chassis Market...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015RV PRO Staff
Ivy Tech Community College in Goshen, in a partnership with local manufacturers, will be offering another round of RV production associate training courses. The 40-hour, one-week class features hands-on training and other key skills to "jump-...