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Truma Corp. execs are guests on Podcast 37

Truma Corp. execs are guests on Podcast 37 (Dec. 17, 2014) -- Guests on the show include Gerhard Hundsberger, president and CEO; Eldon Wood, vice president of sales and marketing; and Jutta Bringazi, public relations director. The trio discuss the company's history, its plans for serving the American RV industry and the products being introduced at the National RV Trade Show. Read More »

Gunman creates standoff at Sooner RV in Oklahoma

(Dec. 17, 2014) -- Troopers told KFOR-TV that a woman came to a workplace, which is an RV sales company, with a gun and fired shots. RV Daily Report has learned the company is Sooner RV, in Purcell, Okla. Nobody is answering the phone at the dealership. Read More »

Forest River’s Class A diesels enjoy big increases in 2014

Forest River’s Class A diesels enjoy big increases in 2014 (Dec. 17, 2014) -- According to Statistical Surveys, Forest River's Diesel Division has increased its market share by 36 percent and retail registrations in the United States to 29 percent year-to-date through October, based on data released Monday. Read More »

Winnebago set to announce earnings on Thursday

Winnebago set to announce earnings on Thursday (Dec. 17, 2014) -- Winnebago Industries is scheduled to be posting its Q116 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, Dec. 18. Read More »

2015 will be the year of video marketing

(Dec. 17, 2014) -- Grabbing the attention of potential customers is more important than ever in a world where buyers do most of their own research online before ever contacting a vendor, MarketingProfs claimed. Read More »

Thousand Trails, RVTrader.com announce camping pass program

Thousand Trails, RVTrader.com announce camping pass program (Dec. 17, 2014) -- Thousand Trails, a provider of RV resorts and campgrounds, and RVTrader.com, a RV classifieds marketplace, have partnered to offer the complimentary “One-Year Thousand Trails Trial Camping Pass” program. Read More »

VIDEO: Lemonis explained why he constantly reinvents himself

(Dec. 17, 2014) -- Marcus Lemonis shared with Inc. why he reinvents himself everyday. He explained that everyday he wakes up he matures and learned something yesterday that he can use today. Read More »

Cummins, CPCC to establish apprenticeship program

Cummins, CPCC to establish apprenticeship program (Dec. 17, 2014) -- Cummins and Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will partner to train students from across North America in Cummins’ Technician Apprentice Program. Read More »

Consumer price index falls in November

Consumer price index falls in November (Dec. 17, 2014) -- In November, consumer prices dropped by 0.3 percent in the month following unchanged prices in October, RBC Economics reported today. Gasoline prices, which fell by 6.6 percent last month, received most of the credit. Read More »

Jayco Donates $5,000 to RV Learning Center

Jayco Donates $5,000 to RV Learning Center (Dec. 17, 2014) — The RV Learning Center kicked off its FY15 fundraising drive at the recent RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. Jayco stepped up to the plate and advanced its giving to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center this month, adding $5,000 to its lifetime giving, for a total of $23,500. Read More »

Think of RV groups for year-end giving

Think of RV groups for year-end giving (Dec. 16, 2014) -- As people and businesses owners seek charities to support, RV Daily Report offers this list of organizations that are established IRS-recognized charitable organizations, which mean cash donations to the groups are fully tax deductible. Read More »

Dicor pleased with Louisville response to products

Dicor pleased with Louisville response to products (Dec. 16, 2014) -- “The Louisville show is the most creative hub we have for helping that happen. It’s where you can present new products effectively, ask questions, compare technologies, and come up with new ideas for revitalizing product offerings and making better RVs,” said Fore. Read More »

Wall That Heals comes to Tampa Supershow

Wall That Heals comes to Tampa Supershow (Dec. 16, 2014) -- This exhibition features a 250-foot replica of the original memorial in Washington, D.C. and travels across America. The exhibit is coming to the 2015 Florida RV SuperShow on January 14-18 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa and will be open to the public. Read More »

Bob Hurley RV and Project Reach team up to provide students with shoes

Bob Hurley RV and Project Reach team up to provide students with shoes (Dec. 16, 2014) — Bob Hurley RV has continued its tradition of giving back to the community by participating in Project Reach’s shoe outreach, which impacts more than 300 students at Park Elementary School. This year, Bob Hurley RV also helped provide more than 200 turkeys to families in need at Thanksgiving, school supplies for Park Elementary students and teachers, as well as helped collect Christmas gifts for more than 200 children who would otherwise go without. Read More »

Fastway Trailer Products adds Matt Darrington to sales team

Fastway Trailer Products adds Matt Darrington to sales team (Dec. 16, 2014) — Fastway Trailer Products has added Matt Darrington to their sales team. And according to both the RVIA and Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, it looks like Fastway’s timing in growing their sales team is spot on. RV wholesale shipments tracked by RVIA posted the best total for October in 38 years with 32,346 units shipped last month, and the 2014 Joint Channel Forecast Model for the AASA also predicts big growth, anticipating the total automotive aftermarket sales to increase $35 billion dollars from 2013 to 2017. Read More »