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Three arrested in July camper theft

(Sept. 22, 2014) -- Three people accused of stealing a camper in July were arrested Wednesday in Benton, Ark. after detectives set up a sting to buy back the camper from the suspects. Read More »

Strategies for advertising on Facebook

Strategies for advertising on Facebook (Sept. 22, 2014) -- “Many business owners roll their eyes at the idea of using Facebook. But we have some mind-blowing statistics that could convince even the most stubborn social media skeptics. Plus, attendees will get a clear action plan that’s sure to drive up customer engagement and increase their sales,” said Wilson. Read More »

Hall of Fame appoints new vice presidents

Hall of Fame appoints new vice presidents (Sept. 22, 2014) -- Darryl Searer, chairman and president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation, announced today that Judy Jankowski has been named vice president of development and Jeff White has been promoted to vice president of operations. Read More »

New FifthWheelSt.com app eliminates towing guides

New FifthWheelSt.com app eliminates towing guides (Sept. 22, 2014) -- "Towing guides listing maximum tow capacity fail to take into consideration the different towing requirements between fifth wheel and conventional trailers. These common guides do not consider the additional payload weight created by the fifth wheel trailer pin weight," said Gray. Read More »

Airxcel expands sales team

Airxcel expands sales team (Sept. 22, 2014) -- Airxcel today welcomed Paul Larson to the company as a regional sales manager, responsible for representing the full line of Airxcel RV Products to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in the Elkhart, Ind., area. Read More »

ARVC’s Marcia Galvin and Seacoast RV’s Linda Mailhot on Podcast 024

ARVC’s Marcia Galvin and Seacoast RV’s Linda Mailhot on Podcast 024 (Sept. 29, 2014) -- This episode of RV Industry News features interviews with two women working in the RV industry. The first segment features Marcia Galvin, with Normandy Farms Campground in Foxborough, Mass., who is also the chairman of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. The second segment features Linda Mailhot, the co-owner of Seacoast RV in Saco, Maine, which is one of the largest park model dealerships in the nation specializing in mobile RV repair service. Read More »

Fleetwood sees 40 percent sales increase at Hershey

Fleetwood sees 40 percent sales increase at Hershey (Sept. 19, 2014) -- Fleetwood RV continues to experience solid growth in 2014, the company reported today. Rolling out new floorplans, introducing new products, and increasing features for consumers has contributed to the increased boost in sales company-wide, particularly with the Class-A product line-up. Read More »

Slalom course offered at California RV Show

Slalom course offered at California RV Show (Sept. 19, 2014) -- Slaloming in a sports car, on snow or in the water is a blast and can be quite a challenge. But if you’ve ever wanted to know how an Airstream trailer handles a slalom course, you can take up the challenge at the 2014 California RV Show in Pomona at the Fairplex, Gate 9, Oct. 10 to 19. Read More »

VIDEO: Lemonis on how to be a philanthropist

(Sept. 19, 2014) -- Businessman Marcus Lemonis describes how to give of yourself, beyond writing checks and buying girl scout cookies. Read More »

Lance Camper to display at Sands Sports Supershow

Lance Camper to display at Sands Sports Supershow (Sept. 19, 2014) -- Lance announce today it will be displaying examples of its complete product line up at this year’s Sand Sports Super Show, which runs Sept. 19 to 21 at the Orange County Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. Read More »

Little Guy relaunches myPod

Little Guy relaunches myPod (Sept. 19, 2014) -- The new MyPod line was recently launched by Little Guy in Massillon, Ohio. The teardrop trailer's design uses an aluminum frame and pure fiberglass body, with the Basic model tipping the scale south of a mere 450lbs. Read More »

Postle Aluminum to build plant in Cassopolis, Mich.

Postle Aluminum to build plant in Cassopolis, Mich. (Sept. 19, 2014) -- The $8 million dollar expansion in plant and equipment is located on 4 acres next to an existing campus. The plant will be 60,000 square feet in size and will add 40 new jobs to the company's existing work force. Read More »

Blue Ox announces five staff promotions

Blue Ox announces five staff promotions (Sept. 19, 2014) -- "These important staff members have all contributed to the strength of our products in the marketplace and to the financial growth of our company, and I'm confident they will excel even more as they take on their new responsibilities," she added. Read More »

Canadian inflation rate jumps to 2.1 percent

Canadian inflation rate jumps to 2.1 percent (Sept. 19, 2014) -- "Other data point to the economy posting another above-potential gain in the third quarter of 2014 with this week’s report on manufacturing sales showing a substantive increase in July that tees up for a solid rise in real GDP," she explained. Read More »

Pacific Coachworks launches new Pacifica fifth wheel

Pacific Coachworks launches new Pacifica fifth wheel (Sept. 18, 2014) -- The new Pacifica offers high-end standard features such as the entertainment center with a 50-inch TV, taller slideouts with more interior height, residential style kitchen including full-length overhead cabinets, and a walk-in pantry and etched glass with LED back lighting. Read More »