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Fusion’s Sound Panel revolutionizes onboard sound

Fusion Sound Panel

(April 5, 2017) -- The Fusion RV-FS402 Sound-Panel is a complete, shallow-mount 200-watt dual speaker system, designed for simple and versatile installation. Encapsulated in a single enclosure, it incorporates dual 4-inch speakers, tweeters and a passive radiator all tuned for premium sound delivery. Read More »

WiFiRanger introduces new cellular LTE solution

WiFiRanger LTE Modem installed, with SIM slot exposed for easy insertion

(April 5, 2017) -- Limited units available immediately, with full production in May, this offering allows better reception for the data device, by moving the modem out of the coach or RV, and in clear view of the cellular towers, improving reception and data speeds. Read More »

Mich. dealers now need special ‘mobility license’

MARVAC logo

(April 5, 2017) -- This endorsement authorizes a mobility dealer to display, hold in inventory, demonstrate, and sell mobility vehicles regardless of the chassis make of the vehicle. Michigan RV dealers must also contend with new rules that went into effect yesterday pertaining to repair facilities and repair services. Read More »

New guide available for caravanning in Europe

Caravan and Motorhome Club logo

(April 5, 2017) -- A perfect tool for independent touring, the guides are designed to give holidaymakers insightful knowledge on touring subjects such as customs regulations, pet passports, electric hook ups on continental sites and motoring laws. Read More »

Xscapers announces 2017 convergence schedule

Xscapers Club logo

(April 5, 2017) -- Members of the Xscapers group will converge in Joshua Tree, Calif.; take part in the Coachella Music and Arts Festival; head to Alaska; celebrate the Solarfest in Oregon; and cruise to the eastern Caribbean. Read More »

RVAA to host Winegard training webinar

Winegard logo

(April 5, 2017) -- The RV Aftermarket Association will host a free training webinar April 20 at noon Central time during which Alex Johnson will review the Winegard ConnecT Wi-Fi range extender as well as the ConnecT range extender and 4G combination system. Read More »

Hardesty becomes Demco territory manager

Scott Hardesty

(April 5, 2017) -- Demco, a manufacturer of trailer components and RV towing products, announced today the addition of Scott Hardesty to its sales team as a territory manager for the southwestern United States covering southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas. Read More »

Valterra acquires Diamond Group

Valterra Products logo

(April 4, 2017) -- In the RV industry's 16th consolidation of the year, Valterra Products today announced its acquisition of the assets of Diamond Group, a supplier specializing in LED lights and accessories for recreation vehicles, manufactured homes, marine and commercial applications. Read More »

IDS introduces new API for dealership websites

IDS logo March 2016

(April 4, 2017) -- IDS API allows dealers to upload up-to-date inventory information, including images, to their website or mobile application. They can also distribute their sales information to non-IDS finance applications thereby reducing double entry and costly mistakes. Read More »

Woodbury: RV road trip is near death

Chuck Woodbury

(April 4, 2017) -- "A spontaneous RV roadtrip is all but dead. The idea of going where you want, when you want is nearly impossible unless you are far from popular tourist destinations or hole up often in rest areas, truck stops or Wal-Mart parking lots," Woodbury wrote. Read More »

Velvac acquired by The Eastern Company

Velvac logo

(April 4, 2017) -- “Velvac represents an excellent fit for Eastern and helps us expand our presence in the truck and motorhome markets. This transaction also adds a new growth platform, with significant potential to expand margins in the future," said Vlak. It is the RV industry's 18th consolidation of the year. Read More »