(Oct. 23, 2013) — Truck manufacturers returned to court Tuesday to argue that the EPA violated its own regulations when it issued engine emissions certificates to Navistar in the first place, reports the Commercial Carrier Journal.
(Oct. 23, 2013) — Ok, it’s probably not a drag down knock out fight, but maybe you hear complaints from service that the salespeople are pushy, disorganized and soooo last-minute about everything. Your sales peeps might grumble that the service folks are inflexible, don’t think outside the box and are worried about every detail. And overall, there may be a LOT of griping.
(Oct. 23, 2013) — “Our top priority at EverGreen is to be the benchmark for quality products and the best dealer support in the industry,” stated Boessler. “As a company, winning this award reinforces our commitment to excellence.”
(Oct. 22, 2013) — The awards were received for the company’s motorhomes, camping trailers, Eagle Premier, Eagle HT, Jay Feather, Jay Flight, Jay Flight Swift, Jay Flight Swift SLX, Jay Flight DST, Jay Flight Bungalow, Pinnacle and White Hawk.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — The fuel system repurposes the space commonly used to stow a vehicle’s spare tire and fits most American-made diesel pickup trucks made after 1999. The tank doubles the fuel capacity of most pickups and, unlike in-bed auxiliary fuel tank solutions, its underbody location means that it has no impact on the truck bed’s storage capacity.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — LCI’s 10K and 12K spring axles are designed for heavy-duty performance applications such as cargo and utility trailers; horse and livestock trailers; and dump and heavy equipment trailers.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — The main event is Nov. 2 and 3. However, Nov. 1 is Dreamers Day where prospective workampers can receive foundational information about the workamping lifestyle. Nov. 4 is another bonus day during which six different training options will be offered ranging from RV maintenance training to learning how to build and run a small business from an RV.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — “Cal-Tex has provided RV and car rub-on, rub-off exterior protectants for more than 25 years,” said Hesser. “The new spray on application is an antimicrobial, antibacterial completely green product not found in the rub-on, rub-off application, but it will save the detail, service department time in the application process.”
(Oct. 21, 2013) — A sudden storm or other natural disaster can turn an enjoyable RV adventure into a nightmare. While you can’t control the weather, there are a couple of easy things you can do to make you and your RV ready for almost anything Mother Nature throws at you.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — The Texas RV Association’s 2013 Southwest RV Supershow concluded Sept. 15 with the largest attendance to date, the association reporting, noting that more than 10,800 people attended the four-day show with RVs covering more than 350,000-square-feet of Dallas Market Hall.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — The campground includes a western town complex, ice cream parlor, a fleet of rental bikes, a sports complex and even its own passenger train. An adjacent amusement park also has two water slides, a plunge pool, bumper boats and go carts.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — “We had already done most of the necessary upgrades to be a KOA Holiday campground,” said Darlene Goodbout, who noted they have been busy upgrading several of their popular RV patio sites, and campers are noticing.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — RV business owners interested in learning more about how to raise brand awareness, engage campers and cultivate repeat customers may register now for RV Camping Connect’s free webinar, “Ten Ways to Market Your RV Business on Facebook.”
(Oct. 21, 2013) — The Top-Snapper’s two stainless steel blades slip over the snap shoulder to snap and align the snap halves. The longer blade is ideal for fastening snaps from inside, while the shorter blade is ideal for outside snaps. Both blades work equally well to unsnap the snaps without tearing or ripping the canvas, the release noted.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — The subcommittees took action on all proposed 1192 Handbook revisions based on the upcoming 2014 editions of the NFPA 1192 Standard for Recreational Vehicles, the ANSI 12V Standard for Low Voltage Systems in Recreational Vehicles, and the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC).
(Oct. 22, 2013) — The RV Industry Association scheduled the association’s 2014 Annual Meeting for March 4 to 7 at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, Calif. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss association activities, attend informative seminars, and network with business colleagues.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — The RV Industry Association will offer two seminars at the 51st National RV Trade Show Dec. 3 to 5 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., designed to help RV dealers boost sales and increase profitability. The cost for each session is $50 in advance or $60 onsite and includes breakfast.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — “We are very pleased with the strong consumer interest in RVing demonstrated at these events,” said Ashurst. “These on-site displays bring the RV to life and allow us to reach our target audiences in a special, memorable way.”
(Oct. 22, 2013) — Total attendance at the 10-day retail event jumped by 39 percent with 28,894 attendees versus 20,756 attendees last year. The show got off to a fast start with a very strong opening weekend that a saw attendance up by 65 percent.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — “It offers omni-directional reception that is unsurpassed in the industry with new technology that keeps a strong signal even when traveling at 80 mph,” said Daryl Hicks, sales executive. The antenna also supports AM/FM/VHF/UHF frequencies.