RV Country Breaks Ground for 8th Dealership

RV Country, formerly Paul Evert’s RV Country, just broke ground on a new sales and service facility in Sparks, Nev., representing the company’s eighth selling location in addition to a stand-alone service facility. “We just started last Monday so the crew is out there moving dirt now as we build this dealership from the ground up,” […]

Chinook Set to Go Into Full Production in 2019

Chinook Motor Coach Corp. (CMC) has been quietly building its entry into the Class B motorized and towable RV markets over the past 18 months.  In July of 2017, RVBUSINESS.com reported that the Las Vegas, Nev.-based Class B motorhome builder was setting up shop in Elkhart, Ind., investing nearly $2.5 million to potentially create over […]

CalARVC Exec to Talk Regs at Glamping Confab

The Global Glamping Conference, set for Nov. 27-28 at The Westin Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif., will spotlight the growing industry with a panel of speakers and a wide variety of vendors promoting the lifestyle.  According to the event website, glamping is defined as offering glamorous, luxury camping experiences in prime areas that maximize […]

Vintage Wagon, ‘Eagle One’ Coach Given to HOF

Two new additions have been added to the museum collection at the RV/MH Hall of Fame, including a Conestoga-style wagon and a motorhome called “Eagle One.” “The old wagon has been restored to a beautiful condition and we believe it to be circa 1885,” said Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation Inc. “The Eagle One is […]

CWRV Shuttle Brand Launched for Local Drivers

The RV industry cluster in and around Indiana’s Elkhart County depends heavily on shuttle operations as a vital link to the delivery of RVs across North America. One of the largest carriers, CWRV Transport, is now branding and managing its local shuttle contractors to operate independently under the CWRV Shuttle name. According to Rob Jackson, […]

Sobel University Atlanta Course Sells Out of Space

The upcoming Nov. 27-30 Atlanta comprehensive sales course with Sobel University is nearly sold out. According to a press release, enrollment currently has surpassesed 100 RV students with nearly three months remaining before it is scheduled to start. Sobel University added this additional East Coast comprehensive sales course earlier this year in Atlanta due to […]

‘Road & Travel’ Transitions Website To Target RVs

Los Angeles, Calif.-based “Road & Travel Magazine,” founded in 1989 by Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Courtney Caldwell, has shifted the publication’s focus to showcase the RV lifestyle and emerging trends among enthusiasts. Initially a print magazine targeting the women’s automotive market, the publication transitioned into an online publication in 2000 catering to the automotive, travel and […]

FROG Rally Draws 1,400 to Elkhart 4-H Fairgrounds

Over 650 RVs and 1,400 campers gathered for this week’s Sixth Annual International Forest River Owners Group (FROG) International Rally at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Ind. Company officials reported that 35 Forest River brands were represented during the Aug. 12-18 event which officially got underway on Monday with a kickoff dinner. According to FROG […]

Arrow Distributing is Readying for Two Key Events

Arrow Distributing Inc. is asking RV dealers from around the country to mark their calendars for two upcoming events, as the company is readying for its first Elkhart RV Open House gathering followed by the annual 2019 Exhibitor’s Showcase in January. Arrow President Andy Mullin told RVBUSINESS.com that its Indiana branch will be welcoming dealers on […]