(Jan. 5, 2015) — RVDA has released its new January webinar schedule online on its Mike Molino RV Learning Center website.
(Dec. 19, 2014) — “If dealers make advertising claims in headlines, they can’t take them away in fine print,” said Rich. “These actions show there is a financial cost for violating FTC orders.” The violation cost Billion Auto $360,000 in civil penalties.
(Dec. 19, 2014) — A total of 75 individuals earned a certification between Aug. 1-Dec. 10, 2014 through the Mike Molino RV Learning Center or the RVDA-RVIA RV Service Technician Certification Program.
(Dec. 17, 2014) — The RV Learning Center kicked off its FY15 fundraising drive at the recent RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. Jayco stepped up to the plate and advanced its giving to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center this month, adding $5,000 to its lifetime giving, for a total of $23,500.
(Dec. 10, 2014) — Grand Design RV was recently awarded the RVDA DSI Quality Circle Award for the second year in a row.
(Dec. 10, 2014) — Those who donate to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center this holiday season have the opportunity to double their impact as Pleasureland RV Centers announced it will match the next $10,000 in donations to the Center.
John DiPietro speaks with Phil Ingrassia, president of RVDA, during the National RV Trade Show about the recent RVDA show in Las Vegas.
(Dec. 5, 2014) — In this free webinar, a certified hazardous materials manager will discuss how to evaluate products before bringing them into your shop, including safety data sheets, product labels, Global Harmonization System compliance, hazards, product storage, ventilation, personal protective equipment and disposal.
(Dec. 5, 2014) — The course, which is offered by RV Industry Association through the Mike Molino RV Learning Center, costs $69 and takes an average of 10-15 hours to complete.
(Dec. 2, 2014) — “The guys getting awards tonight are people who care a lot about the future of the industry and are helping us get better,” said McCluskey. “Attitudes are good and everyone is coming off a strong year.”
(Dec. 2, 2014) — “The DSI Quality Circle Award recognizes RV brands that dealers tell us are doing a superior job with their overall approach to building products and supporting dealers. Their focus on quality allows us to provide our customers with a great overall RV experience,” said McCluskey.
(Dec. 2, 2014) — Phil Ingrassia, president of the RV Dealers Association, talks with Bob Zagami, with RV Insights, about the association’s Dealer Satisfaction Awards presented Monday night. “This is dealers recognizing manufacturers whose policies and procedures help them serve customers better and sell more products,” said Ingrassia.
(Nov. 26, 2014) — RV dealers can learn about the new Society of Certified RV Professionals, hear about a new member benefit from AchieveLinks, and preview the 11th edition Service Management Guide.
(Nov. 25, 2014) — “We were so impressed with the quality and variety of presentations at the recently concluded RVDA Convention in Las Vegas, that our board of directors felt an obligation to show our support for RVDA and the education and training they make available to dealers nationwide,” said Sullivan.
(Nov. 24, 2014) — Employees of RV Dealers Association member dealerships can get rewards and discounts on purchases from hundreds of popular online retailers such as Sears, Office Depot, AutoZone, and the Apple store, through AchieveLinks, the group announced today.
(Nov. 25, 2014) — “This event is appropriate for technicians looking to expand their knowledge of Dometic products, service managers looking to better understand diagnostic information, and service writers looking to better understand mechanical issues,” said Ryder.
(Nov. 24, 2014) — Links to selected workshop PowerPoint presentations are posted on the convention website under the Resources menu as “presentations.” To get information about sessions you missed or to share the educational experience with others, audio presentations are available for order now.
(Nov. 21, 2014) — Winnebago Industries received notification that the company earned the Quality Circle Award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers’ Association.
(Nov. 20, 2014) — A comprehensive study of more than 8.2 million auto financing contracts found that the disparity alleged by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) between the amount of dealer reserve charged to minorities and non-minorities is not supported by data, RVDA reported.
(Nov. 20, 2014) — “People are coming out with better intelligence for their business. They’re learning more and taking things back to their dealership,” he said. “They will all be stronger because of the experience.