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American Coach unveils new VIP delivery area

American Coach unveils new VIP delivery area (May 28, 2015) — American Coach today announced that it has recently relocated and renovated an all-new “VIP” Delivery Center for American Coach owners to take delivery of recently purchased motorcoaches. Read More »

Western RV Country set to open indoor RV showroom

Western RV Country set to open indoor RV showroom (May 28, 2015) — Western RV Country has announced their newest dealership is set to open on Fri., May 28, 2015 in West Edmonton. The organization said it would distinguish itself as The Largest World’s RV Indoor Showroom, located one mile north of the World’s Largest Mall. Read More »

Lippert Components supports Qchair’s RV trip

Lippert Components supports Qchair’s RV trip (May 28, 2015) -- Lippert Components is sponsoring Qchair’s Traveler as the not-for-profit’s executive director David Sherrer sets out on a four-year solo RV trip across the United States and Canada to advance travel accessibility for people with disabilities. Read More »

ARC Representation adds RV Improvement Systems

ARC Representation adds RV Improvement Systems (May 28, 2015) — ARC Representation and RV Improvement Systems, a unit of Stalwart Design & Development LLC, announced that they are joining forces to help RV dealers increase sales of high performance trailer suspension products. Read More »

Allied Specialty Vehicles, Workhorse featured on Podcast 54

Allied Specialty Vehicles, Workhorse featured on Podcast 54 The first guest is Tim Sullivan, the interim CEO of Allied Specialty Vehicles. He address concerns about the direction of the company following the sudden and immediate retirement of former CEO John Draheim and the announcement that the company had laid off several dozen people at its motorhome production facility. Next up is Caimin Flannery, the chief operations officer for Workhorse, which announced its re-entry into the motorhome chassis market. He addresses up front the idea that Workhorse is a company that jumps in and out of the RV market. Read More »

Lance adds to marketing team

Lance adds to marketing team (May 28, 2015) — Lance Camper Manufacturing Corporation has added Jim Waters to the Lance Marketing Staff as marketing coordinator. Waters is a recent graduate of California State University, Northridge, with a degree in Journalism. Read More »

NADAguides expands mobile site functionality

(May 28, 2015) -- NADAguides.com announced Wednesday it has added various tools for motorcycles, RVs and boats, among others, to its mobile site. The tools will include access to pricing, specifications and other various tools for these other types of vehicles. Read More »

RVDA of Canada launches a new RV careers site

RVDA of Canada launches a new RV careers site (May 27, 2015) -- The RVDA of Canada announced today that their www.rvcareers.ca site has undergone a series of changes and has been updated to make it more complete, showcasing everything related to RV careers in Canada. Read More »

Lance adds to marketing team

Lance adds to marketing team (May 27, 2015) -- Lance Camper Manufacturing Corporation welcomed Jim Waters to the Lance Marketing Staff as marketing coordinator. Waters is a recent graduate of California State University, Northridge, with a degree in Journalism. Read More »

RV Learning Center webinar clarifies summer hiring issues

RV Learning Center webinar clarifies summer hiring issues (May 27, 2015) — Dealers are invited to a timely webinar that will break down the top ten most important points of summer employee management. The free webinar from the Mike Molino RV Learning Center will take place on Thurs., May 28 at noon ET. Read More »

New online camping store gives campers options

(May 27, 2015) -- A brand new website has just been launched to help those who love the outdoors. It's called myonlinecampground.com. My Online Camp Ground will provide everything a camper needs to be properly outfitted for their next camping trip. Read More »

Grand Design RV enhances sales structure

Grand Design RV enhances sales structure (May 27, 2015) — Grand Design Recreational Vehicle Company has announced the promotion of Rob Groover and Peter Kinden into the role of product manager. Groover will be responsible for leading the strategic product development of Solitude Fifth Wheels, and Kinden for Reflection Travel Trailers and Fifth Wheels. Read More »

Outdoor industry grows economy, jobs

Outdoor industry grows economy, jobs (May 27, 2015) -- More than 140 million Americans make outdoor recreation a priority in their daily lives, proving it with their wallets by putting $646 billion of their hard-earned dollars right back into the economy. Even better, this spending directly results in highly sought-after jobs for 6.1 million Americans, according to the 2015 Outdoor Recreation Economy Report. Read More »

RV values rebound at auction

RV values rebound at auction (May 27, 2015) -- Taking a closer look at the markets, Black Book indicated the average selling price for motorized units was $37,850, which is an increase of $2,011 (5.6 percent) from the previous month. Towables came in at $10,832, up $274 (2.5 percent) from last month. Read More »

Indiana nears peak employment

Indiana nears peak employment (May 27, 2015) -- Indiana is just 7,800 jobs shy of the state’s peak employment of 2,612,600 private sector jobs in March 2000, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics released today by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Read More »