Elkhart, Ind., officials announced Friday (May 30) that Forest River Inc. will serve as a new corporate sponsor for the city’s Jazz Festival, a three-day event that kicks off June 20. The Elkhart Truth reported that David Smith, general manager of the Lerner Theater where the press conference was held, said the RV builder will provide $50,000 for the […]
After almost two decades selling cars, Larry Kirk decided he wanted to chase his passion. “I was tired of selling cars,” he said. “I wanted an RV and I’m a workaholic and I figured if I wanted to enjoy myself and what I was selling, I better get busy selling them.” Thus about 10 or […]
Thor Industries Inc. announced that its board approved at its May 30 meeting the payment of a regular quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share. The regular dividend is payable on June 27 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 13. Elkhart Ind.-based Thor is the sole owner of operating subsidiaries that, combined, represent one […]
Franchised new-car dealers in the United States spent a combined $3.2 billion in 2012 to meet federal regulations, a report released today said. Dealers spent the money to comply with 61 major federal rules, the report said. As a result, consumers paid more and the U.S. economy paid in the form of 10,550 fewer dealership […]
(May 30, 2014) -- When Mickey Clute built the Hacienda RV Resort in 2001 in Las Cruces, N.M., he had a vision for an RV park based on the customer service that people staying at hotels had come to expect. His plan was to employ some of the same techniques and tactics normally found in the hospitality industry.
(May 30, 2014) -- By integrating a super bright 45 LED light with a high-quality stereo 100-watt stereo Bluetooth speaker system, this product offers an intelligent solution to add external speakers to an RV by replacing the existing external light with the RV Media Bluetooth Speaker/Light, said Battyani.
(May 30, 2014) -- “With an ability to deliver a full 6,000 watts of continuous electrical power, it is an ideal choice for both recreational and commercial applications. It has the ability to transfer AC loads to batteries in less than 20 milliseconds when the incoming grid or generator power is lost, allowing it to be used to supplement a generator," said Chandrani.
(Sept. 4, 2014) -- Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of verifiable proven experience as a service manager with RV experience. They should show achievement and outstanding interpersonal and administrative skills and a high sense of urgency to take care of business.
(May 30, 2014) -- Several Prevost converters and dealers will have new and pre-owned Prevost motorhomes on display at the two-day event. Several ancillary vendors will also have displays.
(May 30, 2014) -- Early season campers will get a $5 per-night discount at any one of 112 New York State campgrounds Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday.