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Roadtrek tops market for 25th straight year

Roadtrek tops market for 25th straight year (March 4, 2015) — Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. announced in a press release that it has topped the marketplace for the 25th straight year. According to recently published numbers by Stat Survey Inc., Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. is the top Class B Motorhome manufacturer in the marketplace. Read More »

Park model shipments show growth in 2014

(March 4, 2015) -- The single largest shipment state for park models in 2014 was Arizona at 421 units shipped. Texas came in second with 356 units shipped while California was third with 281 units. Other states seeing robust shipment numbers included Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Read More »

Bontrager: 2015 off to a strong start

Bontrager: 2015 off to a strong start (March 4, 2015) -- "When you combine more affordable gas prices with low interest rates, strong credit availability, lower unemployment, and a rising stock market then you have all the ingredients for another robust year for the RV industry," Bontrager wrote. Read More »

EverGreen’s Bay Hill 379FL featured on TV episodes

EverGreen’s Bay Hill 379FL featured on TV episodes (March 4, 2015) -- The new front lounge model was featured on the latest edition of Great American Country's RV 2015. Host Blair Herter took an energetic family along with viewers nationwide on a tour of one of the new Bay Hill models, the release explained. Read More »

Dan Gamel creates app for car sales

(March 4, 2015) -- A former RV salesman is using his experience to create a smartphone app he hopes will revolutionize the industry. Dan Gamel said he wants to bring the car-shopping process into the 21st century, and he's starting in Fresno. Read More »

Cummins, CPCC establish apprenticeship program

Cummins, CPCC establish apprenticeship program (March 4, 2015) -- Cummins and Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) have partnered to train students from across North America in Cummins’ Technician Apprentice Program (TAP). Read More »

Protective launches Enhanced XtraRide RV Service Contract

Protective launches Enhanced XtraRide RV Service Contract (March 4, 2015) — Protective Asset Protection has launched program enhancements to the XtraRide RV Service Contract Program. These updates represent product improvements that will strengthen Protective Asset Protection’s service contract offering for the RV industry. Read More »

Fleetwood: All new 2015 Flair an immediate success

Fleetwood: All new 2015 Flair an immediate success (March 4, 2015) — Fleetwood RV introduced the all-new 2015 Flair to the retail public in January. Since then, demand and enthusiasm for the all-new entry-level Class A Gas motorhome has exceeded expectations, the organization said in a press release. Read More »

Lazydays RV promotes Otero to Service Manager

Lazydays RV promotes Otero to Service Manager (March 4, 2015) — Lazydays announced that Ellen Otero has been promoted to service manager for the company. A twelve-year Lazydays service expert, Otero will now oversee a team of approximately 40 service team members and continue to ensure a streamlined process for all Lazydays service customers. Read More »

Norcold launches ‘Freedom Unplugged’ campaign

Norcold launches ‘Freedom Unplugged’ campaign (March 4, 2015) — Norcold recently launched a “Freedom Unplugged” campaign to illustrate the benefits of “real” RV refrigeration. The campaign is designed to remind RVers that ‘real’ RV refrigerators will allow them to get the most enjoyment out of the RV lifestyle. Read More »

Blue Ice Vodka and Little Guy Worldwide team up

Blue Ice Vodka and Little Guy Worldwide team up (March 4, 2015) — Little Guy Worldwide and Blue Ice Vodka have partnered to attract new consumers and get the Blue Ice Vodka Ice brand in front of customers by using a custom designed teardrop trailer featuring a vodka bar by Little Guy Worldwide. Read More »

RVIA makes plans for 2015 Committee Week

RVIA makes plans for 2015 Committee Week (March 4, 2015) -- Over the course of the five-day event May 31 to June 1, standing committees, the RVIA Executive Committee and the association's board of directors will meet to set plans for the upcoming fiscal year. The Go RVing Coalition will also meet. Read More »

Fifth Wheel St. unveils new RV Tow Check 2.0

Fifth Wheel St. unveils new RV Tow Check 2.0 (March 4, 2015) -- “The RV Tow Check app may look simple on the outside, but the engine on the inside is strong, and the sophisticated math formulas performs multiple calculations and makes decisions that should make any buyer or dealer grateful,” said Gray. Read More »

Phoenix American celebrates 30th anniversary

Phoenix American celebrates 30th anniversary (March 4, 2015) -- “Since 1985, we have grown to be one of the largest independent service contract administrators in the United States,” said Brooks. “Our success, although measured by underwriting results, is really defined by our staff of hard working, caring employees who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit of our company.” Read More »

Go RVing boosts experiential marketing this year

Go RVing boosts experiential marketing this year (March 4, 2015) -- Go RVing works with media partners such as Sports Illustrated, Garden & Gun, Country Living, Outside and LiveNation to showcase RV travel and camping at fairs, festivals and sporting venues that draw large crowds. Read More »