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McMahon’s lawyer rips GE in court filing

McMahon’s lawyer rips GE in court filing (Aug. 27, 2014) -- "This was never a problem and debtor and GE had a good relationship until GE decided to change the operating procedure and, among other things, changed the measurement of debtor’s performance," Goe wrote. "Such change caused debtor, pursuant to GE’s new procedure, to appear less desirable, even though debtor’s actual performance had not changed." Read More »

Fleetwood attends unveiling of new McGeorge’s store

Fleetwood attends unveiling of new McGeorge’s store (Aug. 27, 2014) -- “Supporting our dealers is an important part of our business. We recognize the amount of time and effort, and the financial obligations that go into expanding a business. We make every effort to be a part of those achievements, and to congratulate and applaud their accomplishments,” said Packard. Read More »

DOT proposes mandating broadcast of vehicle speed

DOT proposes mandating broadcast of vehicle speed (Aug. 27, 2014) -- The "Basic Safety Message" will be broadcast by the vehicle's dedicated short-range communications system and would contain vehicle speed; GPS position; vehicle heading; and DSRC message ID among other thigns, CNS News reported. Read More »

Flexsteel VP sells 7,700 Shares of stock

Flexsteel VP sells 7,700 Shares of stock (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Flexsteel Industries VP Donald D. Dreher sold 7,700 shares of Flexsteel Industries stock in a transaction on Monday, August 25 totaling $271,271.00. Read More »

Rollin’ On TV adds station in Nashville market

Rollin’ On TV adds station in Nashville market (Aug. 27, 2014) -- "With the Nashville area being such a popular RV destination combined with the fact that the area has a large number of RV owners this has been an area in which we have been working hard at acquiring a station," said Moniz. Read More »

Camping World announces 2015 expansion plans

Camping World announces 2015 expansion plans (Aug. 27, 2014) -- The newest developments raise the total number of Camping World SuperCenters to just shy of 120 nationwide. Additionally, the company is under contract with land owners and existing dealerships actively pursuing new markets and acquisitions that will be announced over the next six months. Read More »

NADA sees slight bump in towables, dip in motorized

NADA sees slight bump in towables, dip in motorized (Aug. 27, 2014) -- "Moving into the cooler fall months, and with midterm elections at the forefront of some consumer’s minds, we expect to see the used market slow, and used prices soften as new innovative and fuel‐efficient 2015 units gain in market share," said Lenny Sims, vice president of operations at NADA Guides. Read More »

Skyline reports results for fourth quarter, year end

Skyline reports results for fourth quarter, year end (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Skyline's net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 were $57,701,000 as compared to $48,832,000 in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. For fiscal 2014, net sales were $191,730,000 as compared to $177,574,000 for fiscal 2013. Read More »

TriMas announces president of Aerospace and Defense

TriMas announces president of Aerospace and Defense (Aug. 27, 2014) -- TriMas Corporation today announced the appointment of Tom Aepelbacher as president of the Aerospace & Defense segment at TriMas Corporation Read More »

INTransport sees surge in driver recruitment

INTransport sees surge in driver recruitment (Aug. 27, 2014) -- "When the manufacturers decided to implement the driver procurement bonus, we passed it on 100 percent to our drivers," said Slabaugh. "This totally changed our ability to go out and recruit new drivers and our retention rate for existing drivers has drastically improved. In turn, the larger driver pool has made a huge difference in our delivery times.” Read More »

Atwood Mobile hires new west coast sales rep

Atwood Mobile hires new west coast sales rep (Aug. 27, 2014) -- “We are excited to have Jeff on board. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will allow him to hit the ground running," said Miller. "We have assembled a strong team over the years and Jeff will help expand our reach to the dealers in the west.” Read More »

United RV: Thirty years of fulfilling dreams

United RV: Thirty years of fulfilling dreams (Aug. 26, 2014) -- "Our top priority has always been to take care of our customers. Route 66 has dramatically improved what we are able to offer customers as a single dealership, said Kevin. "For almost 30 years, we have enjoyed the honor to serve people in Texas as well as those just passing through on the way to their next destinations." Read More »

FRVTA convention starts next week in Ft. Lauderdale

FRVTA convention starts next week in Ft. Lauderdale (Aug. 26, 2014) -- This year’s convention will feature the brightest and best minds in the RV industry to bring FRVTA members up-to-date on the state of the industry and what to expect in the coming months, said Kelly, Read More »

Winners selected for American Latino Expedition

(Aug. 26, 2014) -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, today announced the eight individuals selected for the 2014 American Latino Expedition. Read More »

RV shipments post 31st consecutive improvement

RV shipments post 31st consecutive improvement (Aug. 26, 2014) -- "This was the 31st consecutive month where RV shipments were greater than the corresponding month one year earlier," said Baker. "Conventional and fifth wheel travel trailers reported the largest unit improvements in July while Type B motorhome shipments were reported with the largest percentage gain over July 2013." Read More »