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Navistar expands tax asset protection plan

Navistar expands tax asset protection plan (Sept. 1, 2014) -- The Tax Asset Protection Plan was adopted on June 17 to protect Navistar's valuable tax assets by reducing the likelihood of an unintended "ownership change" under IRS guidelines. It is designed to prevent someone from becoming a 5 percent or greater owner. Read More »

LCI to distribute products in Europe

LCI to distribute products in Europe (Sept. 1, 2014) -- Lippert Components and E&P Hydraulics announced Friday that E&P will sell and distribute LCI products, including in-wall slideout systems, windows and electronic control systems, on an exclusive basis to the European caravan and motorhome market. Read More »

GE Capital sees positive trend in Candian RV industry

GE Capital sees positive trend in Candian RV industry (Sept. 1, 2014) -- “The RV industry is solid in Canada, and dealers have done an excellent job of managing their inventory,” said Shiebler. “With RV demand higher than we have seen since before the downturn, we expect this positive trend to continue through the rest of the year.” Read More »

More Americans traveling, enjoying cheaper gas

(Sept. 1, 2014) -- “I think the big news here for Grand Rapids and West Michigan motorists is that this is the first year in the last three that gas prices have not surpassed $4 a gallon,” DeHaan added, predicting that gas could fall as low as $3.10 later this fall. Read More »

Webasto partners with country star Chelsea Bain

Webasto partners with country star Chelsea Bain (Sept. 1, 2014) -- Bain infuses her style of rock and roll into country music, and is performing live on the Webasto stage at four upcoming NASCAR events as part of the 2014 Webasto Concert Series. Read More »

Smart GasWatch scale monitors propane tank levels

Smart GasWatch scale monitors propane tank levels (Sept. 1, 2014) -- “We designed the new Smart GasWatch Scale to fit into most grill cabinets and patio heaters, and it is built to withstand ever-changing weather conditions. The new GasWatch is easy to set up and requires no tools. Simply place the tank on the scale, select the tank weight and the scale is ready-to-go,” said Suman. Read More »

Still time to register for NATDA convention

Still time to register for NATDA convention (Sept. 1, 2014) -- The 2014 North American Trailer Dealers Association's trade show and convention is anticipated to be bigger than last year with more than 475 dealers registered. Of the 180 firms participating in the show, 32 of them are first time exhibitors. Read More »

Camping World reflects on David Garvin’s legacy

Camping World reflects on David Garvin’s legacy (Sept. 1, 2014) -- In honor of Garvin’s legacy, all Camping World and Good Sam RV SuperCenters will fly their flags at half-staff as a symbol of respect immediately through sunset Sept. 7. Employees nationwide are also requested to wear black apparel on the day of Mr. Garvin’s funeral to recognize the loss as a company. Read More »

RVDA webinar addresses food safety at events

RVDA webinar addresses food safety at events (Sept. 1, 2014) -- "Nothing can ruin an event faster than food borne illness and this webinar will share best practices so you can make sure such a catastrophe doesn’t happen at your facility," said Hunter. Read More »

Briggs & Stratton introduces P3000 inverter/generator

Briggs & Stratton introduces P3000 inverter/generator (Sept. 1, 2014) -- "Along with its ability to provide super quiet power, the P3000 inverter is also lightweight, easy to transport and maneuver, has great run time and offers more power than the common 2,000-watt generator," said Loferski. Read More »

Three keys to successful online advertising

Three keys to successful online advertising (Sept. 1, 2014) -- “When potential RV'ers are surfing the internet, it is best to have your RV Dealership in front of them as much as possible. To ensure your RV Dealership stays at the front of their mind. We can help you do that in the most cost-effective way possible,” said Wilson. Read More »

Camping World Founder David Garvin dies in accident

Camping World Founder David Garvin dies in accident (Aug. 30, 2014) -- At age 23, Garvin started Camping World as a mail-order business that sold camping products and supplies. The mailing list eventually grew to nearly 7 million names, the Bowling Green Daily News reported. Read More »

Roadtrek’s new Touring Series rolls off the line

Roadtrek’s new Touring Series rolls off the line (Aug. 29, 2014) -- “We are thrilled to have the TS Adventurous officially become part of the Roadtrek line-up, it is a coach that showcases everything Roadtrek stands for and where the company is headed,” said Hammill. Read More »

Coast Distribution sponsors RVDA parts track

Coast Distribution sponsors RVDA parts track (Aug. 29, 2014) -- “Parts professionals attending this convention will have a unique weeklong learning experience enriched by top trainers presenting the most relevant content. We are very grateful to be able to offer this, thanks to Coast," said McCluskey. Read More »

Torklift establishes $15 minimum wage for employees

Torklift establishes $15 minimum wage for employees (Aug. 29, 2014) -- With Washington State legalizing marijuana, 70 percent of perspective employees are failing drug screening tests. Now that fast food workers in Seattle receive $15 per hour, Torklift's new hiring wage increase is critical in order for the firm to be competitive in the job market, Taylor explained. Read More »