(Nov. 3, 2009) — The code, building, fire, health and animal control officers who conducted the inspections found more than 25 unlicensed or inoperable vehicles; eight camper trailers; two mobile home frames; piles of tires; 15 barrels of household trash, and a pile of empty five-gallon water bottles; nine refrigerators without their doors removed; washers, dryers and stoves in unusable condition; three boats on trailer and four mobile homes in dilapidated condition.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — This partnership will present a seamless source of expertise covering the vast array of campground and RV park consulting needs of owners, developers, investors, providers of goods and services, and professionals serving the RV park and campground industry.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — NetSource Technologies and RVUSA partnered to create websites for Quietwoods RV Sales & Service as well as HW Motorhomes.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — A survey by the Arizona Association of RV Parks indicates many parks are seeing more business this year. The Towerpoint and Good Life RV Resorts in Mesa said winter reservations are up 15 percent. However, the Shangri-la Resort in Yuma said things are about the same as last year, and the Rincon Resort in Tucson expects a slight decline.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — Matt Popovic is responsible for overseeing the sales volume of the Kingston and Seville fifth wheel product lines for the RV market on the East Coast, South and Midwest United States, as well as the following provinces in Canada: Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — Campers may camp only 10 consecutive days and only three times each year. Property owners could not rent out camping spaces on their land. Trailers and RVs must connect to an on-site wastewater system or be fully self-contained, and campers may not connect them to utility hook-ups.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — More than 500 motorhomes gathered to take part in an event that featured activities such as golf, nightly entertainment and a number of informative seminars. One such seminar featured an executive council from Monaco RV who met with more than 800 owners to discuss the future of Monaco RV and the RV industry.
(Nov. 3, 2009) – Local administrators say they’re trying to target the cuts to where the fewest people are affected. “Visitors may not be able to go to their favorite campground in the mountains,” said Karl Tallman, a parks superintendent who oversees Big Basin Redwoods and a handful of nearby parks. “But at least they’ll have a campground to go to.”
(Nov. 3, 2009) — The marked increase in 2009 third quarter net income was achieved despite a 2 percent decline in net sales, to $122 million. Market share gains enabled the company to increase net sales in its RV segment by 10 percent in the third quarter, better than the 5 percent increase in industry-wide wholesale shipments of travel trailers and fifth wheel RVs, as compared to the third quarter of 2008.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — The new affiliation for Valley Auburn RV Center brings three new travel trailer model lines, the same number of camping trailers, and toy haulers, along with Greyhawk, Precept, Melbourne, Seneca and Embark Class C motorhomes.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — “The Serrano 31V features a lot of big things in a smaller, more convenient package. At just under 33 feet in length and only 8′ wide this well-designed coach has access to many places bigger coaches just can’t go” says Mark Summers, host and producer of RV Buddies.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — “The acquisition of Continental`s diesel systems business by Navistar is a win-win situation for all parties,” said Wiggins. “Navistar will acquire key fuel injection technologies used in their diesel engine manufacturing business and many of the employees in the Blythewood and Columbia locations will have an opportunity to gain positions in this new entity.”
(Nov. 3, 2009) — The Coleman RVs are being produced by Thor Industries. They are expected to be available in stores by December. The product offering will include several models of ultra lite travel trailers, full size travel trailers and mid profile fifth wheels. The new towables will be offered exclusively to RV dealers with Camping World wholesale and retail affiliations within defined territories across the United States and Canada.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — ArrKann Trailer and Sport Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, was not only one of three Canadian dealers ranked among the top 50 RV dealers in North America, the company was the only Canadian dealership to receive a Top 10 blue ribbon.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — “Hummer is refocusing on what made the brand successful, which is building rugged, all-terrain vehicles with capabilities that meet the needs of our customers,” said James Taylor, Hummer CEO. “These concepts not only highlight the off-road performance technology built into our models from the factory, they are inspiration for enthusiasts who want to express themselves via their H3 or H3T.”
(Nov. 3, 2009) — According to a copy of the complaint, Lakeview RV Park alleges that after the Richmond City Commission voted Feb. 26, 2008, to allow Mayor Connie Lawson to enter into a 40-year lease agreement between Lakeview and the city, At a March 25, 2008, meeting, a motion to rescind the lease was approved, despite the issue not being listed on the meeting’s agenda, the suit states.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — As of Oct. 30, the bond holders who signed institutional consent letters have agreed to extend the interest payment date on their Affinity Group Holding Inc. notes to Nov. 6, according to a statement filed with the Securities Exchange Commission. This is the third extenstion announced by Affinity Group in three weeks. On Oct. 23, the bond holders agreed to extend their interest payment to Oct. 30.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — At the request of members of Congress, the Federal Trade Commission is delaying enforcement of the “Red Flags” Rule until June 1, 2010, for financial institutions and creditors subject to enforcement by the FTC.
(Nov. 3, 2009) — “The Tamarack Trail 260RKSS is the perfect example of the next generation of RV’s being looked at by today’s consumers,” said Nelson. “This full function RV still provides all the comforts of yesterday’s RV just in a lighter weight package.”
(Nov. 3, 2009) — “The September and October numbers are a further indication that, thus far, the recovery is weak,” said Levanon. “While there are fewer layoffs and some states, like Maryland and New York, have a modestly upward trend, overall the labor market remains quite anemic.”