(Sept. 2, 2011) — “For 2012, we focused on updating and elevating Bounder so it would appeal to a younger buyer so we added two new floor plans and upgraded the interior décor. This is definitely not your grandfather’s Bounder anymore,” said Draheim.
(Sept. 2, 2011) — American Guardian Warranty Services today announced the retirement of founder and owner Bill Fisher.Rogers Freedlund continues as company president and owner. Jon A. Anderson has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing and sales.
(Sept. 2, 2011) — The 2012 U.S. version will feature a four-horse configuration with fully loaded amenities on the interior and exterior. The interior has a spacious full bath, complete kitchen and multiple sleeping accommodations. The horse transport area has air ride suspension and European slant load configuration to provide our horses the best ride possible.
(Sept. 2, 2011) — Rainstorms may have caused a significant drop in attendance at the 56th Midwest RV Supershow in Elkhart, but that didn’t matter much to the dealers. Mark Bowersox, the show’s director, said his survey of dealers indicated that sales were up, reports the South Bend Tribune.
(Sept. 1, 2011) — “Buying an RV is a major investment. Before you put down a deposit, it is imperative that the RV be inspected by a certified RV inspector,” said Cooper. “Through this course you will gain the knowledge necessary to determine if an RV is road worthy or a money pit.”
(Sept. 1, 2011) — “Everything has changed,” Ingrassia explained. “By studying the schedule before they arrive, I am confident dealers will realize they can cram a lot more education and networking into the convention than they have ever been able to do in the past.”
(Sept. 1, 2011) — Goodyear’s Air Maintenance Technology (AMT), will enable tires to remain inflated at the optimum pressure without the need for any external pumps or electronics. All components of the AMT system, including the miniaturized pump, will be fully contained within the tire.
(Sept. 1, 2011) — The Made in the USA brand certification is a non-mandatory certification for companies that make their products in the United States. JTB Manufacturing qualifies for that distinction by building 100 percent of their products in the USA. As a result, the company will proudly display the Made in the USA brand logo, said Terry Hurst, president and CEO.
(Sept. 1, 2011) — Motorized unit prices are up this month at auction an average of $1,621, or 4 percent, and towables, including travel trailers, fifth wheels, and camping trailers, are up $205, or a more modest 2 percent.
(Sept. 1, 2011) — The Woman’s Guide to Solo RVing provides answers to all the questions asked by solo women, who are either planning to go on the road or who have already taken the plunge. Ten women are quoted in their own words, giving real-life advice on a range of topics critical to solo women travelers.
(Aug. 29, 2011) — A customized menu screen automatically appears on the TV when the Tailgater and receiver are connected, and the receiver is automatically configured for mobile use. From the on-screen menu, simply select the state, and then scan. Within minutes, users are locked on with access to all their favorite DISH Network HD channels.
(Aug. 26, 2011) — “These are valuable direct marketing tips that every RV dealer should be aware of to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of their advertising dollars,” said Ball.
(Aug. 26, 2011) — A special video presentation featured representatives from 10 of the winning companies, including Gregg Fore, president of the Dicor Corporation. Fore also represented Dicor Corporation as one of four award recipients to participate in a roundtable discussion about growing a successful business in the state, and what makes a company one to watch.
(Aug. 26, 2011) — The Biloxi Housing Authority is considering building a recreational vehicle park on U.S. 90, but the idea isn’t sitting well with other local campground owners who have been struggling since Hurricane Katrina and are just getting back on track from the oil spill, the Sun Herald reported.
(Aug. 26, 2011) — The National Park Service (NPS) unveiled a call to action today identifying four key themes and 36 actions to ready the agency for its 100th anniversary in 2016.
(Aug. 25, 2011) — The RV Industry Association’s most recent survey of manufacturers shows that RV wholesale shipments slowed in July with total shipments down 9.1 percent from July 2010 totals and off 32.6 percent from last month.