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Jayco launches new responsive website

Jayco launches new responsive website (April 23, 2014) -- "We know more of our customers are using mobile devices to access our site. We wanted to make sure our customers have the best possible experience regardless of the device they use,” said Lasley. Read More »

Pete’s RV embraces aggressive show schedule

Pete’s RV embraces aggressive show schedule (April 23, 2014) -- “With back-to-back weekends, and sometimes two shows on the same weekend, things definitely got hectic,” said McGinnis. “Even with the challenges added by some nasty winter weather, we accomplished our goals.” Read More »

Spartan’s ‘Forged by Fire’ selected first $5,000 recipient

Spartan’s ‘Forged by Fire’ selected first $5,000 recipient (April 23, 2014) -- Spartan ERV, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., debuted its "Forged by Fire" marketing campaign in January of this year to celebrate the firefighter and the many untold stories from the front line. Read More »

Holiday RV South adds Forest River Cardinal to lineup

(April 23, 2014) -- Holiday RV South/RV Steals and Deals has added the Forest River Cardinal fifth wheel camper to their lineup for the 2014 season. Read More »

Canadian retail sales rise in February

Canadian retail sales rise in February (April 23, 2014) -- "The minimal gain in the volume of February retail sales was disappointing although it was likely in part due to the intensification of the colder than normal winter weather in that month," said Ferley. "It bodes well for activity to recover more vigorously once seasonal temperatures return." Read More »

Trailer stolen from Coopers RV in Pennsylvania

Trailer stolen from Coopers RV in Pennsylvania (April 23, 2014) -- A 2003 Shadow Cruiser Fun Finder model 189FB travel trailer was reported stolen Tuesday from Coopers RV Center in Murrysville. A $5,000 reward is being offered. Read More »

Project Terry on display at RV/MH Hall of Fame

Project Terry on display at RV/MH Hall of Fame (April 22, 2014) -- Coast Distribution renovated a 1978 Terry travel trailer which is now on display in the RV/MH Hall of Fame until May which it will then be sold on ebay and the proceeds go to the Hall. Read More »

Retirement remains Americans’ greatest worry

Retirement remains Americans’ greatest worry (April 22, 2014) -- A firm majority of Americans, 59 percent, are worried about not having enough money for retirement, surpassing eight other financial matters, Gallup reported today. Read More »

KOA’s Jim Rogers sees bright future for camping

KOA’s Jim Rogers sees bright future for camping (April 22, 2014) -- Rogers will share KOA’s 2013 results, provide details on many of KOA’s technological advances and discuss emerging camping trends that should generate RV demand for years to come during his presentation at the RV Industry Power Breakfast Thursday, May 8. Read More »

Host Industries adds two new dealers

Host Industries adds two new dealers (April 22, 2014) -- The two new dealers to join the Host Campers network are Access RV in Salt Lake City and Speedway Chevrolet and RV Center in Monroe, Wash. Read More »

Work begins on new CrossRoads facility

Work begins on new CrossRoads facility (April 22, 2014) -- “The new building will allow CrossRoads to operate more efficiently and provide a higher level of service to our customers by having more parts and inventory on hand for service and warranty work," said Cripe. Read More »

Gaultney promoted to Sika launch, planning manager

Gaultney promoted to Sika launch, planning manager (April 22, 2014) -- Sika Region NA Automotive announced today that Zack Gaultney was promoted to launch and planning manager, reporting to Cedric Gray, vice president of operations. Read More »

Consumers Digest rates Viking popups a ‘Best Buy’

Consumers Digest rates Viking popups a ‘Best Buy’ (April 22, 2014) -- "No other line that's in this price range delivers a better combination of creature comforts or a better warranty than does Epic Series, which is a repeat Best Buy selection," Consumers Digest noted. Read More »

Jayco makes headway with EcoAdvantage program

Jayco makes headway with EcoAdvantage program (April 22, 2014) -- Through combined efforts between employees, suppliers and community partners, Jayco Inc.’s three operating divisions recycled 1,284 tons of wood, 13,221 tons of scrap metal and 1,801 tons of cardboard and paper in 2013. Read More »

Gaeddert: People in Elkhart growing lazier?

(April 22, 2014) -- “It’s part federal government (for making unemployment benefits too plentiful), part cultural shift, but if you want to ask me, do I think we’re lazier than we were seven or eight years ago, absolutely," Gaeddert told the Elkhart Truth. Read More »