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Long View RV donates $35,300 to St. Jude Hospital

Long View RV donates $35,300 to St. Jude Hospital (Oct. 24, 2014) -- Long View RV, a family-owned RV dealerships, announced their annual charitable donation yesterday in a ceremony held in Windsor Locks, Conn. They are donating $35,300 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Read More »

Bill and Kristin Fenech donate $5,000 to RVLC

Bill and Kristin Fenech donate $5,000 to RVLC (Oct. 24, 2014) -- “The Fenechs’ decade of support for the Learning Center is a great testament to their commitment to excellence in our dealerships through education. By promoting affordable education with their generosity, they have helped our industry to grow,” said Pastore. Read More »

Villa International to expand into Mississippi

Villa International to expand into Mississippi (Oct. 24, 2014) -- “We are excited to continue our growth with this new facility," he added. "I want to thank the City of Belmont, County of Tishomingo, and State of Mississippi who were all terrific to work with. We look forward to producing the same premier quality product in this new facility as we have been doing for nearly 60 years.” Read More »

Positive outlook for outdoor recreation in 2015

Positive outlook for outdoor recreation in 2015 (Oct. 24, 2014) -- Outdoor recreation leaders report good sales and activities for 2014 and expectations of still stronger activity in 2015, according to a new report from the American Recreation Coalition, Outdoor Recreation Outlook 2015. Read More »

Aqua-hot celebrates its 30th anniversary

Aqua-hot celebrates its 30th anniversary (Oct. 24, 2014) -- This year, Aqua-Hot is celebrating its 30th anniversary as it expands into the travel trailer market with a heater that will provide the same benefits motor coach owners have enjoyed for years. Read More »

NRVIA releases conference agenda

NRVIA releases conference agenda (Oct. 23, 2014) -- The event is designed to provide training and networking opportunities for people either interested in becoming certified RV inspectors or who already own an inspection business. Read More »

Sys2K sponsors lunch at RVDA expo

Sys2K sponsors lunch at RVDA expo (Oct. 23, 2014) -- RVDA today announced that Sys2K will sponsor lunch in the expo during the 2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, which takes place Nov. 10 to 14 at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip. Read More »

Lippert Components gets $200,000 Michigan grant

Lippert Components gets $200,000 Michigan grant (Oct. 23, 2014) -- The company plans to retain and grow the IDS operations in Sterling Heights, investing up to $1.7 million and adding 102 new jobs. As a result, the project has been awarded a $200,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. Read More »

11 fire agencies battle blaze at Better Way Products

11 fire agencies battle blaze at Better Way Products (Oct. 23, 2014) -- Water had to be shuttled to the scene in tankers because there were no hydrants nearby and crews used excavating equipment to break down walls so they could better attack the fire, the Elkhart Truth reported. Read More »

Canadian retail sales drop, U.S. prices rise

Canadian retail sales drop, U.S. prices rise (Oct. 23, 2014) -- Canadian retail sales declined by 0.3 percent in August 2014, slightly weaker than market expectations for a flat reading, RBC Economics reported. Consumer prices rose by 0.1 percent in September, slightly stronger than market expectations for no change in the month. Read More »

Winnebago sees strong interest in Brave, Tribute

Winnebago sees strong interest in Brave, Tribute (Oct. 23, 2014) -- "The new retro-inspired Brave had some of the biggest retail numbers at the show and I believe we'll see it having a big impact on the RV community in coming months. It has definitely made its impact at its first California retail show," said Barouti. Read More »

12 ways to ensure a website passes the blink test

12 ways to ensure a website passes the blink test (Oct. 23, 2014) -- The repercussions of receiving an "F" in the blink test means misplaced conversion possibilities, as in lost opportunities for new leads and customers. Goodness. That’s one test you don’t want to fail. Read More »

Spartan Chassis launches blog

Spartan Chassis launches blog (Oct. 23, 2014) -- Spartan Chassis today announced it has developed a new RV blog to further provide exclusive stories and features pertaining to RVs as well as the vibrant culture at Spartan. Read More »

Bill Stout joins EverGreen RV’s parts team

Bill Stout joins EverGreen RV’s parts team (Oct. 23, 2014) -- Stout will lead the warranty tech and care department of the new customer service and parts center by overseeing daily warranty administration and working with claims, customer care and support. Read More »

RV Station prepares unique commercial

RV Station prepares unique commercial (Oct. 23, 2014) -- RV Station, in cooperation with Warren Stewart Marketing and Advertising, and Jason Ward Video Productions, have produced a 3-minute video promoting the RV lifestyle from the viewpoint of a small boy as his family goes through the steps of purchasing an RV through enjoying their first camping experience. Read More »