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Details emerge about $7 million Forest River plan

Details emerge about $7 million Forest River plan (Jan. 28, 2015) -- Ron Kitchens, the chief executive officer of Southwest Michigan First, told MLive that Forest River is looking for plumbers, electricians, carpenters and people with similar skills. "They just simply didn't have the labor ability in Northern Indiana," he explained. Read More »

Winnebago promotes Honken to design manager

Winnebago promotes Honken to design manager (Jan. 28, 2015) -- As the design engineering manager, Honken, a 38-year veteran of Winnebago, is responsible for managing the company’s design services, body and soft goods engineering support activities. Read More »

New RV dealership makes RV storage easy

New RV dealership makes RV storage easy (Jan. 28, 2015) -- Little Dealer, Little Prices will celebrate a partial opening around April in Prescott Valley, Ariz. The facility will offer a concierge service to full the RV out of storage, clean and prepare it for the owner's vacation. Read More »

Forest River facing $600,000 in fines for safety violations

Forest River facing $600,000 in fines for safety violations (Jan. 28, 2015) -- Forest River is involved in a dispute with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over Forest River’s handling of records related to product recalls, safety and warranties. Read More »

Camping World prepares grand opening

Camping World prepares grand opening (Jan. 28, 2015) -- Camping World, which bought a camper and motor home sales outlet in Black Hawk, is nearing a grand opening that it hopes to host on Feb. 2. Read More »

Pleasureland RV Centers matches $10k in donations

Pleasureland RV Centers matches $10k in donations (Jan. 28, 2015) — Pleasureland RV Centers has contributed an additional $10,000 to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center as part of its holiday challenge to match the next $10,000 in donations. Read More »

Eagle Cap wins truck camper innovation of the year award

Eagle Cap wins truck camper innovation of the year award (Jan. 28, 2015) — Adventurer LP's Eagle Cap brand of Truck Campers was awarded Truck Camper Magazine Readers Choice Award for the "Best New Innovation of the Year." Read More »

Lippert jack wins reader’s choice award

Lippert jack wins reader’s choice award (Jan. 28, 2015) -- Lippert Components new HappiJac 4800 Heavy-Duty Truck Camper Jack has been named Truck Camper Magazine Reader’s Choice for best truck camper gear of 2014. Read More »

Cequent brand honored by RVDA

Cequent brand honored by RVDA (Jan. 28, 2015) — Cequent Performance Products' Reese brand has been recognized for 40 years of membership with RVDA. Read More »

Outdoor retailers preparing for industry growth

Outdoor retailers preparing for industry growth (Jan. 28, 2015) -- The survey by Big Rock Sports also found that 66 percent of outdoor retailers expect their own sales to grow in the coming months, while 52 percent anticipate an increase in female customers. Read More »

2015 World RV Congress underway in Australia

2015 World RV Congress underway in Australia (Jan. 28, 2015) -- “Since its inception in Dusseldorf in 2008, the World RV Conference has provided the RV industry with an opportunity to come together and discuss trends, challenges, and strategies to improve growth and international cooperation,” said Lamont. Read More »

MBA Rental School set for March 3 to 5

MBA Rental School set for March 3 to 5 (Jan. 27, 2015) -- The MBA Rental school covers the RV rental gamut from staffing, pricing, concepts, fleeting, advertising/promotions, and daily operating procedures. Instructors and students discuss renting motorhomes and travel trailers. They also debate the unique advantages of the two operational models -- dealer owned vs. managed fleet. Read More »

RV expansion to create hundreds of jobs in White Pigeon

RV expansion to create hundreds of jobs in White Pigeon (Jan. 27, 2015) -- Sen. John Proos on Tuesday applauded Forest River Manufacturing for their expansion and their plan to invest more than $7 million in a project to create nearly 400 jobs in White Pigeon, Mich. Read More »

Thousands attend RV show at civic center

(Jan. 27, 2015) -- Thousands came to the Lee Civic Center over four days this past weekend to see some the latest motor homes at the 30th annual Fort Myers RV show. Read More »

RV Learning Center webinar to dispel compliance myths

RV Learning Center webinar to dispel compliance myths (Jan. 27, 2015) — RVDA will offer a free webinar for dealers and their employees this Thursday to discuss compliance standards. Read More »