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NATDA opens conference new product display

(June 19, 2017) -- “The new product display has been one of the association’s favorite events since its inception. It really is a great way to get this year’s products directly in front of dealers,” said Ackerman. Read More »

Jayco sponsors RVSEF safety conference

(June 19, 2017) -- "We are very pleased that the fine folks at Jayco have elected to help sponsor our 2017 conference. We’ve enjoyed a long relationship with Jayco and look forward to their continued support," said Cannon. Read More »

RVers relay harrowing experience of fire on highway

(June 19, 2017) -- "This is completely terrifying to me. I can NOT believe how quickly this all happened, and cringe to think if any of the children had been sleeping in the back of that thing. I really doubt they'd all have been able to get out," said Leverton. Read More »

KZ-RV recalls 41 trailers to replace rubber gas hose

(June 19, 2017) -- KZ-RV is recalling 41 2016-2018 Venom fifth-wheel travel trailers, models 4040DQ and 4011QK, equipped with the outside kitchen option. The affected vehicles do not have a 12-inch copper pipe between the rubber gas supply hose and the cooktop pilot light, NHTSA reported. Read More »

Columbia Northwest recalls 40 RVs for loose LP tanks

(June 19, 2017) -- Columbia Northwest is recalling 40 2017-2018 Aliner Ascape trailers. The trailers have liquid propane (LP) gas bottle trays that come loose from the frames due to the wrong rivets being used to attach the LP tray to the frame, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Bailey introduces new caravans to Australia

(June 19, 2017) -- Seven years after successfully introducing the Bailey caravan brand into Australia, the company is reaffirming its commitment to this key export market with further investment in new distribution outlets and new locally manufactured products. Read More »

Podcast 141: WD-40’s Tim Lesmeister

(June 16, 2017) -- Today’s guest is Tim Lesmeister, the vice president of marketing at WD-40 Company. The firm recently introduced two RV-specific products, a three-in-one Slideout Silicone Lube and a three-in-one Window and Track Dry Lube.Sticky windows and slideouts are among the most common problems RVers face on the road, and many people may be tempted to just use standard WD-40 to resolve the problems. Lesmeister describes the new products and what they are specifically designed to alleviate. He also touches on RV maintenance strategies and why it is so important to stay on top of problems and preventative maintenance. Read More »

MARVAC celebrates tax victory at House level

(June 16, 2017) -- The passage of these bills will allow for full credit of the trade-in value against the purchase of a new or used vehicle, requiring a customer to only pay sales tax on the difference between the trade-in value and the agreed upon price of the new or used vehicle. Read More »

Trails group recognizes federal financial stewardship

(June 16, 2017) -- The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) presented 10 trail projects and a State Trail Program with its 2017 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards June 14 at a special Capitol Hill ceremony in Washington as part of the celebration of Great Outdoors Month. Read More »