If the amount for the Iowa travel trailer license bond is indeed tripled with the proposed bill, this would directly affect the bond price that dealers would have to cover prior to launching their business. For applicants with stable finances, the rates would triple to the range $750-$3,750.
“The Renew Edition provides our customers with a better solution for truly ‘getting off the grid’”, said Miller. “A growing number of our customers want to do these things in a motorhome that is not going to tether them to a shore power post or to a waste dump station.”
Thor Industries will be sponsoring the RV Dealers Association’s Dealer Lounge. GM Fleet will be presenting both general sessions at the event.
“Our experts have designed the Polar 10DC to be RV-ready, giving consumers who desire a DC compressor access reliability and high performance that is a 59-plus-year hallmark of Norcold,” said Dolan.
Compared with AIC 2018, the new edition in 2019 will have a larger exhibition area of 37,000 square meters, with an estimation of 200 exhibitors, and more international exhibitors are expected to join. The number of visitors is likely to exceed 25,000.
Dawn Varga and Tina Inkrote, managing partners of OnTarget Digital Services, specialize in helping businesses rise to the top of search engine results by paying particular attention to reviews people leave about the companies and their products or services. OnTarget also offers reputation management services to help companies overcome a less than stellar image, and the firm can also help with customer engagement, either through surveys or interaction via social media.
“We wanted a dealership where families feel welcome to spend time and select the RV style that meets their needs, whether it’s vacation or tailgating,” said Chris Rawl. “The new dealership has 16 interior service bays and 16 exterior service bays in order to meet demand, and also an indoor showroom.”
Dometic invites RVX attendees to visit their booth and take part in their fundraising campaign, which includes 1,000 teddy bears to give away. In addition, Care Camps is hosting a power talk patio session March 14 at 1:45 p.m. and a Dometic rep will serve on the panel.
“Professionalizing the career for technicians and creating the gold standard for training that will be used throughout the United States is certain to improve the RV experience for our customers so they can continue enjoying the RV lifestyle,” said Miller.
From the models on prominent display and the messaging on the floor of the Toronto RV Show in January, you wouldn’t have known that the RV industry is in the midst of a renaissance. Baby boomers populated the crowd, at a time when experience-craving young people are truly propelling recreational-vehicle sales in Canada.
Forest River has partnered with Tweddle Group to create a new, 100% digital owner’s guide for its RV, marine and cargo trailer customers. The digital owner’s guide will provide a more convenient, comprehensive and personalized experience.
The Mar-Kee Group delivers individualized, daily video assignments to RV service advisors via push email notification. The training includes accountability tools such as testing and printable course materials for service advisors to build a permanent training manual.
Sean Raynor, IDS general manager, describes the type of training that will take place at the GM summit March 11. The agenda is developed specifically for RV dealer principles and their general managers. He offers a glimpse into the type of knowledge participants will gain, especially into understanding the dealership’s key performance indicators.
Eight out of 10 people state that negative information found online made them change their mind about a purchasing decision, and 49% of consumers said they need to see at least a four-star rating before they choose to do business with a company.
Fred’s Appliance, which operates stores in Spokane and Kennewick, Wash., recently paid $448,627 in back taxes and a $10,000 fine for selling service contracts to customers in the state.