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Jayco chooses OEM system by Fusion for 2018 fleet

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(April 24, 2017) -- The RV-BBT601 is an in-dash solution that can easily be removed and used to access applications or control the entertainment from anywhere in the RV. Jayco, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, has selected the RV-BBT601 for its 2018 fleet and effective immediately, will offer the infotainment system as standard equipment on a select line of motorized RVs. Read More »

Meyer adds Thetford, Norcold products to line up

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(April 24, 2017) -- "Our dealers have been asking for the Thetford and Norcold lines to be added to our already huge inventory of parts and accessories. We not only listened, we delivered. We are very excited about the opportunity to offer our customers another high quality brand of products that Thetford and Norcold provide," said Terwiske. Read More »

Recreation leaders look at expansion, improvements

Pictured: Frank Hugelmeyer, RVIA President; Bob Martin, Thor Industries CEO; Mike Reynolds, National Park Service Acting Director; Phil Ingrassia, RVDA President; and Doug Domenech Senior Advisor and White House liaison for the Department of Interior.

(April 24, 2017) -- “Never before has an industry coalition with all outdoor recreation sectors come together with a unified voice to offer its assistance in improving visitor experiences on America’s public land and waters. Our great outdoors are a unifying force in an era of political divisions," said Hugelmeyer. Read More »

WA: Puyallup RV Show celebrates 43 years

(April 24, 2017) -- The event takes place May 4 to May 7 at the Washington State Fair Event Center (WSECU) in Puyallup. This year’s event will have a Western theme complete with a used RV corral, western treasure hunt for the kids and buckaroo pony and horse rides. Read More »

Web Advise podcast talks about linking to right sites

Web Advise Podcast

(April 14, 2017) -- Walker covers how being linked to the right kind of websites will help with rankings on Google and other search engines, but he cautions business owners to be careful regarding with which websites they are linked to as it may cause an adverse reaction for their website. Read More »

Ocean Bio-Chem reports record quarterly earnings

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(April 24, 2017) -- "With improving employment, lower gas prices, and optimism in the U.S. economy, we believe there is increased consumer spending on recreational sports, including water sports/boating and use of recreation vehicles. In addition, improved boat and RV sales, helps drive additional revenues for the company." Read More »

RV shipments up significantly

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(April 24, 2017) -- All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, reached a total of 41,766 units for the month, up 16.8 percent over the 35,763 units shipped in March 2016. Motorhome shipments are also up 16.8 percent for the month at 5,813 units, compared to 4,977 units last March. Read More »

Spartan Motors conference call scheduled for May 4

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(April 24, 2017) -- Spartan Motors will announce its first-quarter 2017 results prior to the market opening on May 4. The company will also host a conference call and webcast on the same day at 10 a.m. EDT to discuss its financial results with analysts and institutional investors. Read More »

Newmar recalls 26 RVs to fix headlight connectors

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(April 24, 2017) -- Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2017 King Aire motorhomes. The seals on the headlight harness connectors may not be properly seated, allowing water to enter the connector. As a result, the glass dash display may switch to the turn signal camera mode causing the dash to show the turn signal side camera view over the speedometer and RPM displays. Read More »

British Columbia: Massive RV show opens

(April 24, 2017) -- The B.C. Interior RV Show opened at the South Okanagan Event Centre on Friday. Running all weekend, the show hosts more than 35 exhibitors and upwards of 10 RV dealerships, taking over all 80,000 square feet of indoor convention space. Read More »

FL: Thieves raid stored RVs

(April 24, 2017) -- Various reports by Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office deputies indicate there have been as many as 12 documented burglaries of RVs parked at A Plus RV. So far, at least nine televisions and one CD/VCR player have been stolen. Read More »