DCA Partnering With M. Group to Serve SoCal

RV and manufactured housing supplier Dave Carter & Associates Inc. (DCA) announced its latest location in Riverside, Calif., partnering with M. Group Logistics Inc. to serve the Southern California markets.   “The decision to join M. Group Logistic for warehousing and Logistics is a win-win for each company,” said John Curran, president of DCA, in a […]

Sika Will Host First Driving Technologies Event

Adhesives and sealant supplier Sika Corp. announced that its first-ever Sika Driving Technologies event will be held on June 20 in Elkhart, Ind.   According to a press release, Sika Driving Technologies will focus on demonstrating industry-leading technologies used in vehicle sealing, bonding, acoustic damping and other applications. The event will also present an overview of current […]

RVC Outdoor Names Lauland as New President

RVC Outdoor Destinations, a provider of high-quality outdoor hospitality in the United States, is announced the appointment of Lloyd Lauland as its new president. According to a press release, Andy Cates will continue his role as CEO and general partner. Yale Spina will continue in his operations role during this transition and will be shifting […]

Thor Cracks ‘Fortune 500 List’ For the First Time

Eight companies headquartered in Indiana made Fortune magazine’s updated list of the 500 businesses with the most revenue in the U.S. The Indianapolis Star reported that seven of the Hoosier companies on the list had previously cracked the top 500 at least once. But a manufacturer of recreational vehicles based in Elkhart, Ind., cracked the list for the first time […]

Report: How Long Will RV Boom Last in Elkhart?

Indiana’s Elkhart County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, just 2.2%. Many say the area is thriving, calling it a community on the rise, but just how long can that last? WSBT reported that it’s been 10 years since one of the worst recessions in history. While the rest of the […]

Texas Firm’s Kit Converts Wrangler into Camper

The Jeep Wrangler is the off-road icon in the United States, but it’s not a super-popular base for overland expedition rigs. You can tow a trailer with it, or top it with a roof-top tent, but full-blown Wrangler motorhome conversions remain fairly rare. New Atlas reported that Texas-based Red River Rigs hopes to change that by bringing […]

Thor Attorney: Buyer Beware Of Montana LLC’s

As attractive as the offer may sound, a Montana firm’s ongoing offer to provide prospective RV buyers with a means of avoiding state taxes and lowering the initial cost of RV ownership by setting up an LLC in Montana, as reported in Monday’s (May 21) RVBUSINESS.com news feed, does not pass muster in the Hoosier State, reports Trevor […]

Trump Annuls CFPB ‘Vehicle Lending Guidance’

President Donald Trump has signed joint resolution, S.J.Res. 57, rescinding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) vehicle finance guidance, according to an update from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA). The legislation was supported by RVDA, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), RV Industry Association (RVIA), and other industry allies. In 2013, despite Congress exempting […]

Air Lift Debuts LoadLifter 7500 XL for Ram 2500

Air Lift announced the launch of its LoadLifter 7500 XL, now available for 2014-2018 two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive RAM 2500 pickups. Providing up to 7,500 pounds of load-leveling capacity, the 7500 XL is Air Lift’s heaviest-duty load support solution, able to provide all the same benefits as other Air Lift load support products but […]

Black Book: RV Values at Auction Mixed in April

Black Book reported that RV values at auction in April were mixed with motorized units retreating while towables registered a small gain.  “With the exception of February, motorhomes have been dropping consistently since last October,” said Black Book’s Eric Lawrence. “Granted, that could change next month, but we should all be keeping an eye on it. […]