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Interior secretary to speak at Committee Week

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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 »

RVIA helps states clarify park model definition

(April 21, 2017) -- The RV Industry Association successfully worked with two more states, Idaho and Virginia, to enact bills that define park model RVs (PMRV) as a type of recreation vehicle while also defeating a bill in New Mexico to define PMRVs as manufactured housing. Read More »

One week remains to register for NHTSA seminar

(April 21, 2017) -- More than 300 people attended last year’s seminar about NHTSA processes that affect the RV industry, reporting requirements and best practices. This year’s seminar will expand on these topics and present a series of five case studies that explain the rules and regulations in more detail. Read More »

FMCSA renews CDL exemption for transporters

(April 20, 2017) -- The exemption renewal covers employees of all driveaway companies in the United States as well as RV manufacturers and dealers transporting RVs between manufacturing sites and dealer locations and for movements prior to first retail sale. Read More »

RVIA OEM members can accompany RV inspectors

(April 10, 2017) -- This opportunity will allow management representatives to witness how the RVIA inspector interacts with the plant-level contact and how a critical part of standards inspection service is devoted to providing education on the applicable codes and standards. Read More »