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RVtravel readers grab $63,000 of promotional goods

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(Feb. 23, 2017) -- The week after the initial fiasco, Gaffer Power re-stocked with plenty of inventory. In the end, nearly 8,000 readers clicked through to its website, with 4,800 of them claiming their free roll of tape — about $63,000 in retail value. Read More »

Camping World announced earnings call date

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(Feb. 23, 2017) -- Camping World Holdings announced that its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal 2016 will be released after market close on March 8. The company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results. Read More »

Air Opus camping trailer inflates in 90 seconds

(Feb. 23, 2017) -- When New Atlas first discovered the British-designed Opus camping trailer back in 2013, its combination of compact pop-up construction and comfy interior design made it one of our favorite campers of the year. Since then, the Opus has gotten a few extra tricks up its sleeve. Read More »

John Murabito joins Winnebago board

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(Feb. 23, 2017) -- Murabito is the executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Cigna Corporation, and former chief human resources officer at Monsanto Company as well as group vice president for human resources for Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo. Read More »

VAS builds trust with RV customers

SafeRide app

(Feb. 22, 2017) -- VAS has leveraged direct mobile interaction to improve the customer and client roadside assistance experience. Its SafeRide RV app, available for both iPhone and Android, allows an RV dealership's customers to automatically reach roadside assistance. Read More »

RVDA seeks presenters for 2017 convention

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(Feb. 22, 2017) -- RVDA’s Convention/Expo Committee is requesting proposals from instructors for the concurrent ‘track’ education workshops, to be held Nov. 6 to 10 in Las Vegas. The 60-minute sessions take place Nov. 8 and 9, and the compliance sessions are scheduled for Nov. 10. Read More »

Canadian retail sales declined 0.5% in December

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(Feb. 22, 2017) -- Sales at automobile dealers declined 2.5 percent in December, largely in line with an earlier-reported drop in unit vehicle sales in the month following an outsized sales pace in November. Sales of motor vehicle and parts were still up 3.9 percent from a year ago in December. Read More »

Cummins promoted Clulow to vice president

Cummins logo Nov 2014

(Feb. 22, 2017) -- Cummins has promoted Chris Clulow to vice president – corporate controller. He replaces Marsha Hunt, who has been appointed to the Financial Accounting Standards Board for a term beginning July 1. Read More »

Pennsylvania couple sues Dixie RV, Thor Motor Coach

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(Feb. 22, 2017) -- The plaintiffs hold Thor Motor Coach and Dixie Motors responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to perform repair work in a good and workmanlike manner so as to bring vehicle into conformity with the warranties and refused to buy back the defective vehicle, the Louisiana Record reported. Read More »

California man sues Grand Design over warranty

Auction gavel and money

(Feb. 22, 2017) -- According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 5, 2016, he suffered economic damages from purchasing a travel trailer manufactured by the defendant, which already exhibited numerous defects in material and workmanship upon purchase, the Northern California Record reported. Read More »