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HUD attempts to clarify definition of ‘RV’

HUD attempts to clarify definition of ‘RV’ (Feb. 9, 2016) -- New RVs sold must include a notice stating that the unit is designed only for recreational use, and not as a primary residence or permanent dwelling. Read More »

OPINION: HUD action could eliminate full-time RVing

OPINION: HUD action could eliminate full-time RVing (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Can we get the RV Industry Association and the federal government to agree on a definition of "primary residence?" Because, without it, the RV industry has just inadvertently thrust a knife into the heart of the RV dream. Read More »

Huggins release new book targeting new RVers

Huggins release new book targeting new RVers (Feb. 9, 2016) -- "We have put down as much of our experience and knowledge as we can remember, along with research and materials from others, to give people a glimpse at the awesome lifestyle that awaits them when they use an RV," said John Huggins. Read More »

Campers Inn RV announces I-95 expansion plans

Campers Inn RV announces I-95 expansion plans (Feb. 9, 2016) — Campers Inn RV is moving ahead in its plans to expand its network of dealerships along the I-95 corridor. The company announced that Campers Inn RV of Raleigh will be opening for the summer season, and this location is situated along Interstate 95 in Selma. Read More »

Skyline director purchases $20,800 in stock

Skyline director purchases $20,800 in stock (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Skyline Director John C. Firth acquired 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Feb. 5. The shares were bought at an average price of $4.16 per share, with a total value of $20,800.00. Read More »

Dealer Spike paves the way for traditional RV dealers

Dealer Spike paves the way for traditional RV dealers (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Lisa Rouse, Internet Marketing Manager at Greeneway RV in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., was brand new to the RV industry when she joined the dealership three years ago. She admits that her dealership’s owners are a bit old fashioned, and one issue she discovered right away was Greeneway RV’s online presence. Read More »

Cincinnati RV company plans fast growth

(Feb. 9, 2016) -- One of Cincinnati’s quietest, private companies has sold a major ownership stake in the company to get financial backing so it can acquire more recreational vehicle stores. Read More »

Cummins enters into share repurchase agreement

Cummins enters into share repurchase agreement (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Cummins announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Goldman, Sachs & Co. to repurchase $500 million of Cummins' common stock. Read More »

Camping World honors active-duty military, veterans

Camping World honors active-duty military, veterans (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Camping World and Good Sam today announced that they are continuing a tradition of honoring present and past members of our armed forces by installing a massive American flag at their Meridian, Idaho RV SuperCenter. Read More »

99 cent gasoline may be on the way

(Feb. 9, 2016) -- "Domestic crude oil inventories reached their highest level for this time of year in nearly eight decades, and barring any major disruptions in supply, gas prices are likely to remain near their lowest price point since the Great Recession in the near term," AAA noted. Read More »

Canadian dealer’s bid takes Project Terry Trailer in auction

Canadian dealer’s bid takes Project Terry Trailer in auction (Feb. 9, 2016) — Urs Buechin of Heidi's RV Superstore in Hawkestone, Ontario, Canada, submitted the winning bid of $15,300 in NTP-Stag's Project Terry auction for the benefit of the RV/MH Hall of Fame during the 2016 NTP-Stag Expo in New Orleans. NTP-Stag contributed an additional $5,000 bringing the total donation to $20,300. Read More »

Curt acquires Luverne Truck Equipment

Curt acquires Luverne Truck Equipment (Feb. 9, 2016) — Curt Manufacturing announced the acquisition of Luverne Truck Equipment. Luverne is one of the largest domestic manufacturers of truck accessories, offering a selection of front-end protection, side steps, splash guards, mirrors and more. Read More »

RVT.com reported RV shopper traffic, inquiries up

RVT.com reported RV shopper traffic, inquiries up (Feb. 9, 2016) -- RVT.com, a classifieds ad site for new and used RVs for sale, travel and 5th wheel trailers, motor homes and campers, is reporting that its RV shopper traffic rose 18 percent in 2016 compared with one year prior, and that RV buyer email inquiries increased by 14 percent over the same time period. Read More »

EPA to prohibit conversion racecars

EPA to prohibit conversion racecars (Feb. 9, 2016) -- "Congress did not intend the original Clean Air Act to extend to vehicles modified for racing and has re-enforced that intent on more than one occasion," said Kersting. Read More »

Sika announces new hires

Sika announces new hires (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Mike Rea becomes senior product engineer responsible for aftermarket auto glass replacement and flat glass activities. Louie Gonzalez is appointed to the position of territory manager for aftermarket auto glass replacement. Read More »
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