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Garmin debuts RV 770 LMT-S with live services

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(Jan. 16, 2017) — Garmin International announced the latest expansion to its RV-dedicated navigator series with the introduction of the new RV 770 LMT-S model. Built specifically for camping enthusiasts, the RV 770 LMT-S offers advanced RV-specific navigation solutions. Read More »

WA: Fire at Sumner RV Center destroys two RVs

(Jan. 16, 2017) -- A recreational vehicle at the Sumner RV Center caught fire early Saturday, destroying the vehicle and a second motor home nearby. Acting Battalion Chief Brian Schulz said in a news release the vehicle was at the business for maintenance. It was in the parking lot when it caught fire. Read More »

Winnebago ends remaining retirement healthcare benefits

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(Jan. 16, 2017) -- The recreation vehicle maker said at the start of the new year, any retiree from the company under the age of 65 will have their post-retirement healthcare benefits discontinued. The company said ending the benefits, which collect to around $6 million along with a tax asset of $2.3 million, will end all liabilities of the benefits. Read More »

OH: Navistar moves into Xenia warehouse

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(Jan. 16, 2017) -- Navistar, a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, is leasing warehouse space in Xenia. Officials with the city of Xenia and Greene County confirmed that Navistar has applied for a certificate of occupancy. Read More »

Cummins does not use defeat devices

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(Jan. 16, 2017) -- Cummins stated that it does not supply engines for the FCA vehicles that are discussed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of Violation issued, nor was Cummins named. Read More »

OH: Airstream trailer wins award

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(Jan. 16, 2017) -- Airstream has announced that its new Basecamp travel trailer was named 2017 RV of the Year by RVBusiness magazine. Basecamp will be profiled in the ROTV series to a potential audience of 35 million households, airing on Jan. 29. Read More »

RV market sales to reach $26.19 billion by 2024

(Jan. 16, 2017) — North America sales of recreational vehicles are expanding at a CAGR of over 7 percent, Yahoo Finance reported. In terms of consumption volume, recreational vehicles will possibly exceed 465,000 units within the first half of the assessed period i.e. by 2020 end. Read More »

Forest River launches luxury bus line

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(Jan. 16, 2017) -- A new line of luxury is rolling out at Forest River. Friday, the Elkhart-based manufacturer launched its newest division — Berkshire Coach, dedicated to producing a new fleet of luxury buses. Read More »

Lemonis to face dealer’s attorneys in deposition

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(Jan. 13, 2017) -- According to documents filed in the case before the Florida 15th Circuit Court, Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis will be deposed by lawyers representing RV dealer Gigi Stetler Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. at a court reporter's office in Bannockburn, Ill. Read More »

FL: RV operator arrested for defrauding customers

(Jan. 13, 2017) -- The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said 39-year-old Jeremy Raney, of Consignment RV, intentionally defrauded multiple clients for RV transactions sales by collecting money from both the buyers and sellers and never satisfying the loans. Read More »