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Dealer reports scam involving inverter sale

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(Jan. 23, 2017) -- Tim Christenson, owner of Tim's RVs, warned RV dealers that a scam may be underway in which people using stolen credit cards are targeting RV dealerships to purchase electronic equipment and have it shipped to a Florida address. Read More »

Opinion: Something’s happening at RV shows

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(Jan. 23, 2017) -- The number of people attending RV shows for the first time is significant, and I wonder if this is unique to New England, or if others ask this question in their seminars and if they are seeing the same trend -- we are attracting a lot of first time show attendees! I think we are going to see this all around the country this year, and the years ahead. Read More »

VAS: Even with lipstick, a pig is still a pig

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(Jan. 23, 2017) -- Consumers want to buy from businesses with brands they know and trust. When consumers know you, they feel like can trust you, and be more likely to purchase from you again. You don’t want to lose trust, VAS explained. Read More »

Reminder, dealers must track tire serial numbers

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(Jan. 23, 2017) -- The federal rule was established so that somehow, either by action of the manufacturer or the dealer, RV owners have specific information about tires on the RVs they own, and the owner's information is reported to tire manufacturers. That way, in the event of a product recall, the tire manufacturer can convey that information directly to a consumer. Read More »

Online petition launched to save Canadian RV parks

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(Jan. 23, 2017) -- "Completion takes only a few seconds. Since this movement is supported by a MP, the petition must be read in the House of Commons and we are hoping to get several thousand signatures before it is presented in the House of Commons some time in February," said Hamm. Read More »

On the Road: 2017 Calgary RV Expo and Sale

(Jan. 23, 2017) — Getting out and hitting the road is what it’s all about. From January 26 to 29 at the BMO Centre camping enthusiasts have the opportunity to see what ‘s new in getting out in the world of recreational vehicles at the 2017 Calgary RV Expo & Sale. Read More »

Spartan Motors showcases driver safety technology

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(Jan. 23, 2017) -- Spartan Motors demonstrated its groundbreaking Advanced Protection System (APS) driver safety technology at the Florida RV SuperShow this week, complete with a simulated crash scenario in which an APS-enabled RV successfully avoids a collision without driver interference. Read More »

RV market to reach 26.19 billion by 2024

(Jan. 23, 2017) -- North America sales of recreational vehicle are projected to reach US$ 26.19 Bn by 2024 end, expanding at a CAGR of over 7%. In terms of consumption volume, recreational vehicles will possibly exceed 465,000 units within the first half of the assessed period i.e. by 2020 end. Read More »

Renovated Airstreams drive AutoCamp expansion

(Jan. 23, 2017) -- Development company Mesa Lane Partners formed AutoCamp, which provides an affordable stay in a retro-style luxury Airstream trailer. They began with four Airstreams decked out with electric heating, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, new appliances and barbecue grills at a former R.V. park on De La Vina Street in Santa Barbara in 2013. Read More »