(Dec. 19, 2012) -- "Most manufacturers spend more on comforters than they do on the mattresses themselves," said Mater. "And many of the mattresses that ship with RVs are designed for residential use and can't withstand the temperature extremes that are often encountered when RVs are used and stored."
(Dec. 19, 2012) -- For example, people can create portable heaters using a coffee can, toilet paper and rubbing alcohol. What if the refrigerator goes out? A temporary cooling system can be created out of two pots, a washcloth and some sand. A water purification system can be made out of two bowls, some plastic wrap and a pebble.
(Dec. 19, 2012) -- What makes the new lamps visually remarkable is a smoothly illuminated outer band that surrounds a central LED array that remains unlit during standard tail light operation, Johnson explained. The dual-function outer ring brightens and the central LED array lights only during stop and turn functions.
(Dec. 19, 2012) -- Recently Pat Patterson, The Racing Guy, visited MCD to have American Duo Day/Night Shades installed in his motorcoach. While at the factory, he took a tour of the facility and interviewed MCD owner Dave Townsley. They talked about the evolution of MCD Innovations, the new MCD factory campus and Dave’s involvement in different forms of racing over the years.
(Dec. 19, 2012) -- For the past four years, employees at Priority One Financial Services have volunteered their time to Tampa Bay organizations throughout the month of November. This year, they helped serve lunch to homeless adults, assisted an animal rescue agency, sold holiday items to support developmentally disabled adults, and assisted a family through Habitat for Humanity.
(Dec. 18, 2012) -- “The data we gather will help demonstrate to industry stakeholders and the media that RV rentals are an important and vibrant segment of the RV business,” said Alanko. “RVRA members provide a variety of vehicle choices to fit the needs of consumers looking to rent an RV.”
(Dec. 18, 2012) -- In all of 2011, the company produced just 4,000 Class A gas chassis, said Craig Hall, specialty vehicle account manager for Ford Motor Company. Anticipating a better year in 2012, the company forecast they would need 7,000 chassis. "So far this year, we have actually built 9,500 chassis," he told RV Daily Report.
(Dec. 18, 2012) -- The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association is offering employees of PRVCA members who register for a distance learning course through Northampton Community College, and purchase the RV Industry Association textbook required for the course, a 50 percent reimbursement of the cost of the textbook(s) upon completion of the course.