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RV shipments up 5.6% over April 2016

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(May 25, 2017) -- Monthly shipments totaled 42,295 -- an increase of 5.6 percent compared to last April. Year-to-date wholesale RV shipments have reached 163,161 units, up 10.1 percent when compared to totals through last April 2016. Read More »

RVIA predicts 22 million traveling RVers this summer

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(May 24, 2017) -- Nearly 14.4 million Americans will travel in recreation vehicles over Memorial Day weekend, heading to America's 18,000-plus campgrounds. More than 22 million Americans will travel in RVs throughout the summer months, an RVIA survey discovered. Read More »

RVIA seeks addition TnT partnerships in 2018

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(May 23, 2017) -- The RVIA Education Department looks to increase the number of trained techs next year and is looking for additional partnerships with supplier members who can provide hands-on training in dealerships. Scheduling for the 2018 training season will begin soon. Read More »

RVIA’s Kent Perkins addresses CAMP participants

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(May 19, 2017) -- “This CAMP event provided a great opportunity to build industry relationships, share information about RVIA and work with this vital segment of the RV industry to promote one of RVIA’s core values of creating a positive RV experience for all consumers” said Perkins. Read More »

Interior secretary to speak at Committee Week

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(May 19, 2017) -- Zinke, a lifelong outdoorsman and long-time friend of the RV industry, owns a 38-foot Newmar Class A motorhome and enjoys the RV lifestyle. As an outdoor enthusiast, hunter and angler, Zinke understands the importance of access to and funding for America’s public lands and waters. Read More »

RVIA releases Committee Week schedule

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(May 19, 2017) -- In less than three weeks, the RV industry will gather in Washington to chart the future of the association and deliver the inspiring message that “RVs Move America” during Capitol Hill Advocacy Day June 7. Meetings are scheduled from June 4 to 8. Read More »

RVIA launches Top Tech Challenge contest

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(May 18, 2017) -- The challenge will pit eight finalists against each other at the show and the final round will take place over the four-day period in a single elimination troubleshooting competition encompassing three different types of technical challenges. The top award is $10,000. Read More »

TN: Millenials are hitting the road in RVs

(May 10, 2017) -- When you think about motor homes, do think about millennials? Driving an RV is no longer a goal for retirement, it's freedom for the young. It's a tiny trend that has big companies like Winnebago taking notice. Read More »

Time running out for Committee Week registration

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(May 5, 2017) -- In six weeks, the RV industry will deliver the inspiring message that “RVs Move America” during Capitol Hill Advocacy Day June 7. RV industry leaders will meet with members of Congress to raise awareness of the RV industry and issues affecting the industry. Read More »

RV industry notches big month

(May 3, 2017) -- The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association is reporting the highest monthly shipment total on record. The organization says March survey results totaled 47,579 units, compared to 40,740 during the same month a year ago. Read More »

RVIA advocates for increased public lands access

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(April 28, 2017) -- “The states are doing the right thing and private campgrounds are all over this, but at the national level, the parks need help. Public-private partnerships could help the national parks compete at a faster pace," Landers said. Read More »

Recreation leaders look at expansion, improvements

Pictured: Frank Hugelmeyer, RVIA President; Bob Martin, Thor Industries CEO; Mike Reynolds, National Park Service Acting Director; Phil Ingrassia, RVDA President; and Doug Domenech Senior Advisor and White House liaison for the Department of Interior.

(April 24, 2017) -- “Never before has an industry coalition with all outdoor recreation sectors come together with a unified voice to offer its assistance in improving visitor experiences on America’s public land and waters. Our great outdoors are a unifying force in an era of political divisions," said Hugelmeyer. Read More »

RV shipments up significantly

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(April 24, 2017) -- All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, reached a total of 41,766 units for the month, up 16.8 percent over the 35,763 units shipped in March 2016. Motorhome shipments are also up 16.8 percent for the month at 5,813 units, compared to 4,977 units last March. Read More »