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Podcast 101: NAE’s Select Certified Warranty Program

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(July 21, 2016) -- David Neuenschwander, the vice president of National Automotive Experts, describes a new program to help reduce the anxiety consumers have about buying a pre-owned RV. Called the Select Certified Limited Warranty Program, it requires dealers to complete a 108-point inspection and then certify to customers that the dealership has completed the inspection. As a result, a dealership is able to offer 12-month limited warranty covering these items: suspension, brakes, fresh water and waste water systems, LP gas systems, heating and air conditioning. Under the new nationwide program, any RV sold by a dealership -- from the current model year back eight model years -- can be covered. Read More »

Still time for reservations to Hall of Fame dinner

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(July 21, 2016) — With only a few days left before the 2016 RV/MH Hall of Fame Induction Dinner honoring the Class of 2016, Darryl Searer, president and CEO of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation, is encouraging friends and colleagues of this year's inductees to make their reservations now to be part of the festivities. Read More »

Holtzinger joins Livin’ Lite as regional sales manager

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(July 21, 2016) — Chad Holtzinger has joined Livin’ Lite as regional sales manager for the company’s CampLite, QuickSilver and OEM product lines. As such, he will serve dealers in the Western United States and Canada. Holtzinger will also be responsible for further expanding Livin’ Lite market share in those regions. Read More »

RVAA free webinar: King mobile TV

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(July 21, 2016) — The Recreational Vehicle Aftermarket Association will host a complimentary dealer training webinar July 26 at noon CST. Shawn Winn will be discussing mobile TV and entertainment and opportunities for increased margins. Read More »

RVIA hires new VP to oversee meetings, shows

Liz Crawford

(July 21, 2016) -- "There are a lot of growth opportunities with these events, and with the newly defined strategic direction the RVIA has set forth for the organization and its members, I feel this is the right time to be a part of it," said Crawford. Read More »

Lippert announces promotions in IDS division

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(July 21, 2016) -- Chris Greer becomes director of technical sales for motorized and Zach Inbody is the technical sales and applications team manager for towables for LCI’s electronics division, Innovative Design Solutions (IDS). Read More »

RV Industry Death Spiral – Part 7: RV owners share the blame

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(July 20, 2016) -- RV owners are a fun-loving bunch of people who are “living the dream” of travel and adventure they have seen advertised all over the internet, television and print publications. They have a lot of untapped power. But, they too, are contributing to the demise of the RV industry. How can that be? How can they be the foundation of the industry and be weakening it at the same time? Read More »

Little Guy announces expansion strategy

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(July 20, 2016) -- The new distribution strategy will involve high-end campers under the Serro Scotty brand, and focus on improving production capacity, product quality, leveraging new buying power and the development of new product lines. Read More »