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Skyline reports fourth quarter results

Skyline reports fourth quarter results (Aug. 28, 2015) -- Skyline released its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter results today. Results from continuing operations include an 8% increase in net sales and net loss of $200,000 Read More »

Fire scorches Sweet Home RV Center

(Aug. 28, 2015) -- Sweet Home RV Center’s shop was destroyed by a fire and its store also was damaged by the blaze on Tuesday night in Albany, Ore. Read More »

PODCAST 63: Roadtrek Motorhomes and Balfour Resort

PODCAST 63: Roadtrek Motorhomes and Balfour Resort (Aug. 28, 2015) -- The first guest this week is Jim Hammill, president and CEO of Roadtrek, which is located in Kitchener, Ontario. Roadtrek is one of the pioneer builders of Class B motorhomes, which have seen a lot of interest in recent years as baby boomers downsize from Class As and fifth wheels and want to continue enjoying the RV lifestyle. The second guests are the owners of Balfour RV Resorts up in beautiful British Columbia. Balfour is unique in that it's an established RV park that decided to sell its sites to private buyers. Some newer RV parks get construction money by doing that, but it is unusual to see an existing park migrating to the private owner business model. Read More »

Registration discounts end August 31 for RVDA Expo

Registration discounts end August 31 for RVDA Expo (Aug. 27, 2015) — RVDA dealer members who register by August 31, will pay only $659 to attend the 2015 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo and lock in the advance rate of $639 for the rest of their staff—even those who register at later dates. Read More »

WFCO offers tool for power converter replacement

WFCO offers  tool for power converter replacement (Aug. 27, 2015) — WFCO Electronics is providing RV dealers and service centers with a new cross-reference tool for repairing older RVs with outdated converter components as well as failed converters of any make. Read More »

Allied Recreation Group promotes two in sales

Allied Recreation Group promotes two in sales (Aug. 27, 2015) — Allied Recreation Group today announced two promotions. Lenny Razo has recently been promoted to the position of vice-president of sales for both Fleetwood RV and the American Coach Division. Matt Buckman, director of Fleetwood RV gas sales, has been promoted to director of sales for all Fleetwood RV products. Read More »

New federal rules may force dealers to alter pay

New federal rules may force dealers to alter pay (Aug. 27, 2015) -- For the first time ever, Department of Labor proposes to automatically raise the salary level. The department is proposing to automatically update the salary level (including for highly compensated employees) on an annual basis, either based on percentiles of earnings for full-time salaried workers or based on changes in inflation. Read More »

Winegard’s Rayzar earns RVAA’s Product of the Year

Winegard’s Rayzar earns RVAA’s Product of the Year (Aug. 27, 2016) -- Winegard Company’s Rayzar Automatic HD TV antenna received the RV Aftermarket Association’s Product of the Year Award at its annual executive conference in Vancouver. This is the second year in a row that RVAA awarded Winegard its top honor with the Carryout G2. Read More »

Lemonis sets sights on Real Housewives star

Lemonis sets sights on Real Housewives star (Aug. 27, 2015) -- Marcus Lemonis, CEO and chairman of Camping World, has been dating Hollywood actress Bethenny Frankel, star of Real Housewives of New York City, Us Weekly reported today. Read More »

Cequent releases gooseneck selector

Cequent releases gooseneck selector (Aug. 27, 2015) — Cequent Performance Products (CPP) reported it has introduced an innovative industry tool: A new edition of the company’s gooseneck selector is now available. Read More »

Forest River to debut Allure Luxury fifth wheel

Forest River to debut Allure Luxury fifth wheel (Aug. 27, 2015) — Forest River announced that the all new “Allure” Luxury Fifth Wheel line has started production and will be on display at the Forest River Expo Sept. 22-24. After that it will be on display in California at the Pomona Show Oct. 9-18. Read More »

Thorpe named VP of Dennis Dillon RV Group

Thorpe named VP of Dennis Dillon RV Group (Aug. 27, 2015) — Dennis Dillon RV and Marine announced that Scott Thorpe has accepted the position of vice president and general manager for the Dennis Dillon RV Group. Read More »

Author Evada Cooper to be at Redwood display

Author Evada Cooper to be at Redwood display (Aug. 27, 2015) -- Cooper is an RV cookbook author as well as an RV lifestyle and RV kitchen seminar instructor. She will be present to take people on a tour of the Redwood products and answer questions about RV storage solutions and how easy it is to live and cook full time in an RV. Read More »

GDP estimate revised upward for second quarter

GDP estimate revised upward for second quarter (Aug. 27, 2015) -- Market expectations had been for a smaller upward revision to 3.2 percent in the quarter, said Josh Nye, an RBC economist. "The upwardly revised second-quarter gain indicated an even stronger rebound in activity following a disappointing 0.6 percent annualized increase in the first quarter," he explained. Read More »

RVing Accessibility Group launches dealer network

RVing Accessibility Group launches dealer network (Aug. 26, 2015) -- "The RVing Accessibility Group works to ensure that campgrounds and parks are accessible for RVers with limited mobility," said Shapiro. "Our service center can help by customizing the RVs to be more user friendly. We are pleased to have this opportunity and look forward to a long lasting relationship." Read More »
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