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Podcast 90: David Robinson from Roadmaster

Podcast 90: David Robinson from Roadmaster (April 29, 2016) -- Podcast 90 starts with host Greg Gerber reading an email he received and a Facebook post he saw this week complaining about product quality of RVs. Then he interviews David Robinson, Roadmaster's director of marketing, about the company and its commitment to product quality. They discuss a tour of the facility where products are designed and built in America, and what the company is doing to stay ahead of the constantly evolving RV and automotive industries. Robinson talks about what Roadmaster is doing to help dealers better serve people who want to tow vehicles and other equipment behind their RVs, and enjoy a better, more comfortable driving experience. Read More »

Opus Camper seeks to expand dealer network

Opus Camper seeks to expand dealer network (April 29, 2016) -- "Learning from a global presence, the OPUS Camper has pulled the best bits from the American, European and Australian markets to build the next generation folding camper, like no other," said Liner. Read More »

Newmar releases 9-part virtual factory tour

Newmar releases 9-part virtual factory tour (April 29, 2016) -- The eight-part video series offers an inside look at its factory headquarters. It demonstrates how motorhomes are built and what separates Newmar from other manufacturers. Read More »

Rollin’ On TV ‘Green Lighted’ by Meredith Broadcast

Rollin’ On TV  ‘Green Lighted’ by Meredith Broadcast (April 29, 2016) — Rollin’ on TV announced that the Meredith Broadcast group has approved Rollin’ On TV for broadcast on it’s line-up of stations. With a nationwide reach of over 12-million homes, this is a great opportunity for ROTV to expand its reach at a faster pace than planned for 2016, a release from the company stated. Read More »

National Real Estate Post, WSJ condemn CFPB

National Real Estate Post, WSJ condemn CFPB (April 29, 2016) -- "As a result, the agency is drunk with power in setting and enforcing rules, creating an agenda outside of the scope of Congress, and working with absolute and complete impunity," said Stevens. Read More »

Go RVing Dealer Tie-In offers new 2016 poster sets

Go RVing Dealer Tie-In offers new 2016 poster sets (April 29, 2016) — The value of the 2016 Go RVing Dealer Tie-In program just increased with the addition of four new “Away” themed posters on their way to participating dealers right now. Participating dealers across the country are receiving professionally printed 24-inch x 36-inch posters. Read More »

LKQ revealed 10 percent increase in earnings

LKQ revealed 10 percent increase in earnings (April 29, 2016) -- An earnings report released from Cummins said its bottom line totaled $128.69 million, or $0.42 per share. This was up from $116.78 million, or $0.38 per share, in last year's first quarter. Read More »

WABCO, Cummins enter into new long-term agreement

WABCO, Cummins enter into new long-term agreement (April 29, 2016) -- WABCO Holdings Inc., a global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, today announced that it has entered into a new long-term agreement with Cummins Inc. to manufacture and supply high-performance air-compressor technology globally. Read More »

Marc Roberts is president of TriMas Energy Segment

Marc Roberts is president of TriMas Energy Segment (April 29, 2016) -- TriMas Corporation - a diversified global manufacturer of engineered and applied products - today announced the appointment of Marc A. Roberts as president of the Energy segment at TriMas Corporation, effective May 2. Read More »

Higher savings holds back consumer spending

Higher savings holds back consumer spending (April 29, 2016) -- "We expect spending growth will rebound in the second quarter as those positive factors remain in place and the recent increase in household savings is reversed," said Nye. Read More »

Lippert launches Ground Control TT leveling system

(April 29, 2016) -- “Consumers today expect to push a button to set up camp and walk away rather than cranking manual jacks which takes a lot of physical effort, not to mention 30 to 45 minutes,” said Lippert. Read More »

Airstream planning more major growth

Airstream planning more major growth (April 29, 201)6) -- Bob Wheeler, president and chief executive officer of the Jackson Center-based producer of iconic alumnum-body RVs, said three big business moves are pushing its continued growth. This may lead to capital investments and plans to increase employment to more than 800 workers. Read More »

Lance partners with Shimano Fishing

Lance partners with Shimano Fishing (April 28, 2016) — Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. has entered into a marketing partnership with Shimano American Corp. based in Irvine, Calif. As part of the agreement, Lance has loaned a truck camper and toy hauler to Shimano’s event marketing team that is currently on tour across the southeast. Read More »

Robert Thibert acquires 5 Seasons Distribution

Robert Thibert acquires 5 Seasons Distribution (April 28, 2016) -- "The acquisition of 5 Seasons is part of the mission to consolidate our position in the Canadian market," said Thibert. "By adding this company, we broaden our sales force across Canada and obtain our strategic objectives." Read More »

GDP grew just 0.5 percent in first quarter

(April 28, 2016) -- The U.S. economy sputtered in the first quarter to the lowest growth in two years, expanding just 0.5 percent as business slashed investment by the steepest rate since the Great Recession, Market Watch reported. Read More »