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RV Business: Date set for 2017 Elkhart Open House

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(April 20, 2017) -- In what has become an annual rite of early fall, the 2017 Elkhart RV Open House will be held the week of Sept. 18 to 22 around the north side boulevards of the RV-building center of Elkhart, Ind., spokesmen for Forest River told RV Business today. Read More »

Airstream Basecamp adds Truma Combi


(April 20, 2017) -- “We worked very closely with the Airstream development team on this system, to understand their expectations. The Combi’s efficiency on propane mean longer stays in the outdoors, while the near silent operation of the furnace ensure a restful sleep,” said Howlett. Read More »

Venezuela seizes GM factory, takes vehicles

(April 20, 2017) -- The plant was confiscated on Wednesday as anti-government protesters clashed with authorities in a country that is roiling in economic troubles such as food shortages and triple-digit inflation, Fox News reported. Read More »

Auctioned towables set record, motorhomes close

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(April 19, 2017) -- Auction volume was up substantially with motorized units increasing by 13 percent and towables jumping 19 percent, Black Book reported today. Towable sales at auction set another record last month, and motorhome values hit their second highest value since the summer of 2010. Read More »

Fed confirms soft, but improving economy

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(April 19, 2017) -- Today’s Federal Reserve Beige Book report can be added to the list of surveys and other ‘soft’ indicators that point to an improving economic backdrop in the first quarter even as ‘hard’ data have been less impressive, RBC Economics reported. Read More »

Wells Fargo CDF is RVDA platinum partner

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(April 19, 2017) -- "Dealer education is a key component in developing and maintaining sustainable growth as the industry experiences another positive year. It’s our pleasure to provide this support to enhance the ongoing growth and innovation of our industry," said Hyland. Read More »

More California campgrounds welcome pets

RVIA boy dog motorhome

(April 19, 2017) -- “Private campground operators are recognizing that it makes good business sense to be pet friendly, and more and more of them are offering very high quality pet amenities and services,” Sipe said. Read More »

CA: River Run RV Park celebrates 10th anniversary

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(April 19, 2017) -- The Uhleses figured they would move on to another construction job once River Run RV Park was finished. But just as they opened the park in 2007, the U.S. economy went into a tailspin and the Uhleses took on new roles as park managers. Read More »

Starcraft RV rolls out new branding for 2018 models

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(April 19, 2017) -- “The team believes the Starcraft story is very powerful, but needed to be communicated more effectively and we feel that these new changes will accomplish just that,” Hauser said. “We are extremely focused on producing and delivering products that march in-step with Starcraft’s tag-line: Camping, Pure and Simple.” Read More »

Huntington Bank releases first quarter earnings

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(April 19, 2017) -- The company produced $16.4 billion, or 32 percent, year-over-year increase in average loans and leases, comprised of a $9.4 billion, or 36 percent, increase in commercial loans and a $6.9 billion, or 28 percent, increase in consumer loans. Read More »