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Vendors sought for Georgia RV show

(April 20, 2009) -- The CSRA RV and Boat Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. May 2 at Wildwood Park on Holloway Road. Vendors must pay $50 to participate. The deadline to sign up is April 27. Read More »

FEMA trailer residents could get a permanent reprive

(April 15, 2009) -- A handful of Hurricane Katrina victims could stay in their travel trailers and mobile homes under a state plan to transfer ownership from the federal government to a faith-based community organization, the head of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs said today. Read More »

Cummins employees set to move into new headquarters facility

(April 17, 2009) -- The four-story, 100,000-square-foot building at 301 Jackson St. eventually will house more than 500 Cummins employees. The facility has been designed in such a way that should allow it to earn designation as a LEED Silver rated sustainable building by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More »

South Carolina city to review RV parking rules

(April 14, 2009) -- The city council, she said, had requested that the planning commission look at the RV parking issue. The issue arose at the council’s April 6 meeting, where Mayor Larry Abernathy and council member Tim Fowler raised the question after, they said, having received complaints about boats parked in driveways, and specifically in front yards. Read More »

More than 400 dealers sign up to receive Go RVing leads

(April 20, 2009) -- The lead program includes various search options, so dealers can refine their marketing and promotion efforts based on their own needs. Whenever possible, leads are identified to help dealers target market those prospects closest to a buying decision. Dealerships can sign up for the program for the same price as in 2008, which was $225 for each location. Read More »

Indoor RV storage facility planned for Oklahoma community

(April 13, 2009) -- CoachPort LLC has announced plans to build a $5 million, 252-unit, all-steel, indoor, secure, RV storage facility on 17.5 acres east of Broken Arrow on Highway 51. The Tulsa facility could be the beginning of a five-state regional chain for Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri. Read More »

CNN: Vegetable oil carries RV down the road

(April 20, 2009) -- After nearly 50 hours of cutting and reattaching hoses, Josh Winston managed to get the RV running and successfully switched over to the vegetable oil tank. He claims that veggie-oil emissions are about half of those of petroleum-based diesel fuel. Read More »

RV market struggles in Wyoming

(April 15, 2009) -- "It's not that people aren't buying, there not even looking! The silence is deafening. The volume of people walking onto our lot to look at our inventory has just drastically dropped off." Read More »

RVIA president to appear on Fox & Friends Saturday

(April 17, 2009) -- Coon will be on hand to talk about the industry’s latest designs, to tell viewers about the fun, freedom and affordability of RV ownership and travel, and to deliver the message that the RV industry is optimistic about our future despite the nation’s current economic difficulties. Read More »

New innovation promises better wastewater level readings in RV tanks

(April 14, 2009) -- Horst Miracle Probes prevent false full tank readings from happening by interrupting the electrical path between the metal probe point and the tank wall. The long stem part of the probe is covered with Teflon tubing which prevents the build up of sludge. Teflon is a very slippery material, nothing will adhere to it. Consequently, it self cleans, so the solution is a permanent one, said the developer. Read More »

Scuderi introduces new hybrid engine

(April 20, 2009) -- The one-liter, naturally aspirated gasoline prototype is expected to produce up to 80 percent fewer toxins than a typical internal combustion engine. When fully developed with its turbocharged and air-hybrid components, the engine is expected to achieve significant gains in fuel efficiency. Read More »

Affinity Group misses deadline for financial disclosures

(April 16, 2009) -- The Affinity Group missed the April 15 deadline it promised to meet in releasing financial statements to the Securities Exchange Commission, RVeNEWS learned today. That date represented a 15-day extension beyond the SEC requirement that annual reports needed to be filed no later than March 31. Read More »

Washington State now allows RV owners to park in mobile home parks

(April 15, 2009) -- It's now legal for RVs to permanently park and live in manufactured and mobile home communities. Before the law, Union Gap Mobile Estates in Union Gap was told by the city that RVs couldn't stay for extended periods of time. Now cities and counties can't make that rule if you're primary homes is your RV. Read More »