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Learn more about newly released RVs, accessories and outdoor products available for the RV and camping lifestyle. RV Daily Report also reviews products and accessories.

U.S., Canadian employment number jump in Dec.

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(Jan. 6, 2017) -- "The increase in hiring has been sufficient to put downward pressure on the unemployment rate and upward pressure on wage growth. These trends are indicative of overall economic activity being sustained at an above-average, or above-potential, rate," said Ferley. Read More »

Stetler asks court to compel Lemonis testimony

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- "One of the main culprits involved in the theft and trespassing is the president and CEO of Camping World, Marcus Lemonis. His involvement is outlined extensively in the plaintiff's complaint," Stetler's attorney wrote the court seeking an order to compel Lemonis' testimony. Read More »

Curt TruTrack WD tops weight capacity at 15,000 pounds

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(Jan. 5, 2017) — Curt Manufacturing has introduced a new, heavier-duty model of its advanced TruTrack weight distribution system. This new model features a 15K gross trailer weight capacity and is ideal for the largest of RV trailers and campers, a release from the company stated. Read More »

Cummins prevails in patent infringement claims

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- Cummins announced that they have reached agreement to resolve patent infringement claims against ADP Distributors which do business as Rotomaster. The Consent Judgment reflecting these terms was entered by the United States District Court in Indianapolis, Ind., on Aug. 16. Read More »

Davis Instruments debuts new pocket tool

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(Jan. 5, 2017) — What's the best tool to grab when fingers are cold and wet, and a zipper won't function? Better than a Swiss multifunction knife, Davis Instruments' Snap Tool Multi-Key is a deck plate key with an attitude, a release from the company stated. Read More »

IN: Doriot tackling RV taxes

(Jan. 5, 2017) -- In a new attempt to repeal the state sales tax for out-of-state buyers of recreational vehicles, Doriot filed Senate Bill 172, which would extend the RV sales-tax exemption so out-of-state buyers won’t be taxed twice. He is also working with Republican Sen. James Tomes on a cannabidiol oil, known as CBD, registry and research bill. Read More »

Mann’s RV mourns loss of its founder

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- "From all of us here, our deepest condolences for the Mann family as they mourn the loss of Howard Mann, their husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to many," the company posted to Facebook today. Read More »

Winnebago appoints Richard Moss to board

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- Moss is currently the chief financial officer of Hanesbrands, a public company manufacturer of everyday basic apparel with annual revenues of more than $5 billion. Moss has served as CFO since 2011. Read More »

RVAA offers training opportunities to suppliers

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- The RV Aftermarket Association is offering suppliers the opportunity to present a one-hour webinar to an audience of 600-plus RV dealers on a topic of interest specific to the RVAA dealer network, the group announced today. Read More »

Cummins to open new downtown distribution

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- Cummins is set to officially open its new distribution headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. Governor-elect Eric Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and the Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger will attend a ribbon cutting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday. Read More »

Furrion brings luxury living RV to electronics show

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- "We wanted to showcase all that Furrion has to offer at our first CES and the Elysium does just that," said Fidler. "Not only is it luxury vehicle, but more so it allows us to show these products in a working home environment - even if it is a home on the go. Read More »