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Create a cult around your product: Little Guy Trailers

Create a cult around your product: Little Guy Trailers (March 27, 2015) -- Interest by car dealers combined with a spike in gas prices in 2011 and aggressive branding, got Little Guy on the gas-guzzling-RV dealers' radar -- 77 of them started selling the trailers between 2011 and 2014. Kicos explains how Little Guy competes with the big guys, Inc. magazine reports. Read More »

Fourth quarter GDP remains unchanged

Fourth quarter GDP remains unchanged (March 27, 2015) -- "Continuing modest growth was surprising given the maintenance of robust hiring by businesses since the second quarter of 2014, with the extreme winter weather likely temporarily dampening momentum," Ferley explained. Read More »

Drew Industries chief financial officer sells $1,262,625

Drew Industries chief financial officer sells $1,262,625 (March 27, 2015) -- Drew Industries Chief Financial Officer Joseph S. Giordano III sold 19,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on March 24 for a total of $1,262,625. Read More »

Gabriella Roberts becomes NAE VP of operations

Gabriella Roberts becomes NAE VP of operations (March 27, 2015) -- Prior to joining NAE, Roberts worked as a senior vice president for Warrantech, an AmTrust Financial Company. She also spent 18 years with Assurant Solutions as a director of account management. Read More »

Winnebago expands motorhome support operations

Winnebago expands motorhome support operations (March 27, 2015) — Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced a plan to purchase a 33,400-square-foot building in Waverly, Iowa, for expansion of the company's subassembly operations. The new Waverly facility will be used for wire loom assembly activities for the company's motorhomes. Read More »

RV/MH Foundation enters final phase of debt elimination

RV/MH Foundation enters final phase of debt elimination (March 27, 2015) — Following the successful launch of the $1 Million Kevin Clayton Debt Elimination campaign last September; the RV/MH Heritage Foundation (Foundation) announced the final phase of its debt elimination campaign-the $1 Million RV Industry Debt Elimination campaign. Read More »

Sooner RV bond holder files civil charges

Sooner RV bond holder files civil charges (March 26, 2015) -- “Great American’s liability to the defendants on the bond is limited to $25,000,” the petition reads. “However, defendants’ claims are such that Great American is or maybe exposed to double or multiple liability.” Read More »

North Trail RV Collison Center goes up in flames

North Trail RV Collison Center goes up in flames (March 26, 2015) -- It took about 40 firefighters from four communities to battle an intense blaze at a Fort Myers repair shop early Wednesday morning, WZVN-TV reported. A total of seven RVs were damaged. Firefighters say the fiberglass from the motor coaches made it hard to fight, WZVN added. Read More »

Cequent facility hosts equestrian champ

Cequent facility hosts equestrian champ (March 26, 2015) -- Westfall, who is sponsored by the Cequent brand Tekonsha, a manufacturer of brake controls, spoke at Cequent’s Tekonsha, Mich. facility and its Plymouth, Mich. headquarters. She discussed her childhood in Maine, college and married life in Ohio, equestrian competitions, and life on the road. Read More »

Winnebago announced second quarter financials

Winnebago announced second quarter financials (March 26, 2015) -- Winnebago's board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share payable on May 6, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on April 22. Read More »

Skyline annouced dividend for April 21

Skyline annouced dividend for April 21 (March 26, 2015) -- Skyline investors of record on Thursday, March 26 will be paid a dividend of 12.30 per share on Tuesday, April 21. Read More »

Lippert and Thor to present motorhome to Ark Project Now

Lippert and Thor to present motorhome to Ark Project Now (March 26, 2015) — Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced today that, along with Thor Motor Coach, it will present a new motorhome to Ark Project Now at 8:40 a.m., Wed., April 1, at the Northern Indiana Event Center located at the RV/MH Hall of Fame at 21565 Executive Pkwy, Elkhart, Ind. Read More »

Campers Inn donates $5,000 to RV Learning Center

Campers Inn donates $5,000 to RV Learning Center (March 26, 2015) — Campers Inn made a $5,000 donation to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center last month, pushing the dealership group’s lifetime total to $66,000. Names of other recent contributors are listed on the RV Learning Center’s website. Read More »

RVShare, RVAG provide RVs for physically-challenged

RVShare, RVAG provide RVs for physically-challenged (March 26, 2015) -- A partnership between Fairlawn, Ohio-based RVShare and the nonprofit organization RVing Accessibility Group is offering a solution for the physically challenged who want to take an RV road trip. Read More »

Dometic rolls out awning simulator mobile app

Dometic rolls out awning simulator mobile app (March 26, 2015) — Dometic recently rolled out a free mobile app that provides a simulator program to help consumers visualize their RVs with various Dometic patio awnings. Users can select one of 18 colors of vinyl or acrylic fabric awnings. Read More »