CRVA Meeting Takes Aim At Looming Tariff Issue

While admiring the grandeur on display at one of North America’s most picturesque coastlines, administrators for the Canadian Recreation Vehicle Association (CRVA) tackled some burning issues during its June 19-21 Annual General Meeting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. “We had never traveled to Newfoundland before,” said CRVA Executive Chairman Shane Devenish, noting that for the first […]

Report: Tariffs on Exported Boats Start Kicking in

The 25% tariff the EU announced last week on U.S.-built boats kicks in today, and a 10% tariff on boats sold to Canada will start July 1, prompting boatbuilders to worry they will lose sales to those countries. A European dealer for Carver Yachts canceled two boat orders, leading the company to scramble to reconfigure […]

Australia’s Gray Nomads Impacted by Luxury Tax

Australia’s “gray nomads” might have to give up their travel dreams, when their mid-range motorhomes are taxed like luxuries. The Queensland government is being accused of hitting grey nomads with a greedy tax, which will add thousands of dollars to the cost of a campervan. The 2% tax on luxury cars will apply to vehicles […]

Shanghai ‘World RV Conference’ Runs Oct. 17-19

The World RV Conference is taking place in Shanghai, China, Oct. 17-19 at the Shanghai Automobile Exhibition Center, Jiading District, Shanghai. According to report from RVIA Today Express, the conference is a prominent industry event providing manufacturers, suppliers, campground operators, service providers and all other RV and camping related professionals with the opportunity to discuss […]

Go RVing Compiles Research on Millennial RVers

The Go RVing Coalition has commissioned research into the next generation of RV consumer to identify consumer trends within the Millennial generation, identify the groups most likely to own and use an RV and identify the strongest and most prominent barriers of entry into the RV market. RVIA Today Express reported that the study also […]

Supreme Courts Open Door To Online Sales Tax

In a case that could likely mean consumers paying more nationwide, the Supreme Court Thursday opened the door for states to collect sales taxes on purchases from online retailers even if that company doesn’t have a physical presence in that state. ABC News reported that the court overturned a longstanding rule that states can collect sales taxes […]

‘REV Group’ Expands Aftermarket Parts Division

REV Group has introduced a series of innovative aftermarket product offerings during the first half of 2018 through its parts division, REV Parts LLC. According to a press release introductions are aimed at developing a “comprehensive and cutting-edge portfolio” of specialty vehicle parts. Key introductions during the first half of 2018 include the following: ZeroRPM […]

EU Implementing $3.4B in Tariffs For U.S. Imports

The European Union will start taxing on Friday (June 22) a range of imports from the U.S., including quintessentially American goods like Harley-Davidson bikes, peanut butter and cranberries, in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to slap tariffs on European steel and aluminum. NBC News reported that the 28-nation EU’s trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom, said […]