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RVIA looks forward to working with Congress on budget

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(March 21, 2017) — Last week President Trump released the blueprint for his FY2018 budget, entitled America First, A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. The budget proposes a $52 billion increase in defense spending which is offset by cuts to most other agencies. Read More »

Counting beans: A prophetic warning

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(March 21, 2017) -- "And, if you make cars and you figure out how to replace a bolt with a slightly less resilient one, very few drivers will notice, and if you make 200,000 cars a year, that might be enough to pay your entire salary," Godin added. Read More »

Lazydays rolls out RV rentals in Arizona

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(March 21, 2017) — Lazydays has expanded its growing RV rental fleet to Arizona. With the addition of Tucson to Lazydays’ RV rental initiative in Tampa, Denver and Northern Colorado, travelers can now choose from an even wider range of rental units and travel destinations across the United States. Read More »

Erwin Hymer sponsors Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip

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(March 20, 2017) -- Erwin Hymer Group North America has been named prize provider for Food Network Canada’s Watch & Win contest for new series Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip. The company is giving away a Roadtrek Zion to celebrate the series cross-Canada culinary adventure. Read More »

John and Kathy Huggins retire from podcasting

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(March 20, 2017) -- John and Kathy Huggins announced Friday they were ending their long running weekly Living the RV Dream RV lifestyle podcast following the release of episode 408. The Huggins have handed over the reins to Robert Morales, producer of very popular RV videos called Traveling Robert. Read More »

Web Advise podcast explores SEO companies

Web Advise Podcast

(March 17, 2017) -- Walker discusses SEO optimization and shows examples of what to look out for when dealing with these companies and goes on to explain how to not be taken advantage of when working with SEO firms. Read More »

Lambert becomes new Curt CEO

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(March 20, 2017) -- Curt Manufacturing today announced the appointment of Roch (Rock) Lambert, as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective March 13. Lambert succeeded Greg Hooks, who will continue to serve as a member of Curt’s Board of Directors. Read More »

AL: 17 batteries stolen from RV dealership

(March 20, 2017) -- White Sands RV was hit by a burglar and the owners hope you can help catch the person who did it. The corner of Highway 59 and County Road 32 in Summerdale is a well-traveled area and the path to the beach. Read More »

N.J.: More Americans are going camping

(March 20, 2017) -- And while industry experts predict that hotel rates and occupancies will almost certainly increase this year, the growth in traditional and non-traditional accommodations will almost certainly not be at the expense of exploring the great outdoors. Read More »

Trump administration joins effort to reign in CFPB

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(March 20, 2017) -- Intervening in a federal appeals court case, the Department of Justice argued in an amicus brief that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the watchdog created after the financial crisis during the Obama administration, is unconstitutional, USA Today reported. Read More »

Airstream recalls 293 Base Camps for axle issue

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(March 20, 2017) -- When the trailer is heavily loaded, the axle travel may allow the tires on these vehicles to contact the plastic liner of the wheel well or fender, possibly resulting in tire failure. Tire failure can increase the risk of a crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »

Daimler Vans recalls 1,248 Sprinter 2500s, 3500s

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(March 20, 2017) -- The bracket for the center support bearing of the drive shaft may not have been properly welded. In the event of a crash, the bracket may detach and the drive shaft may damage the fuel system, increasing the risk of a fire, NHTSA warned. Read More »