MRA Legend Moham Selects EverGreen’s Amped

EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC announced that Motorcycle Racing Association’s (MRA) Shannon Moham, holder of 35 class championships, has chosen the 2015 Amped 32GS travel trailer as his team’s toy hauler for the racing circuit. “We’ve never found another trailer like Amped,” said Moham in a press release. “It is definitely exceptional throughout the racing community. […]

Camco Mfg. Acquiring Ind.-Based Hydro Life Inc.

North Carolina-based Camco Manufacturing announced the acquisition of Hydro Life Inc., a Bristol, Ind.-based manufacturer of premium water filtration products. “We are extremely excited to add the Hydro Life brand to the Camco family,” said Keith Cook, Camco’s vice president of sales, in a press release. “Hydro Life has always had a great reputation among […]

Baird Poll Shows Marine Industry Gains Traction

Editor’s Note: R.W. Baird and Associates, in partnership with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRRA), recently polled 198 marine dealers to assess sales trends in March. MRAA/Baird Marine Retailer Pulse Report: New boat retail was up slightly, as smaller boat categories provided most of the lift. Still, retail remained sluggish in the important sterndrive […]

EverGreen’s Gould to Sell ‘Tesla’ Line in Canada

Middlebury, Ind.-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC announced that it has introduced its Tesla toy hauler line of fifth-wheels to the Canadian marketplace. According to a press release, the Tesla will be represented by Canadian Regional Sales Representative Scott Gould, who has successfully represented the line of EverGreen Bay Hill fifth-wheels in Canada since August of 2013. He will now oversee all […]

FMCA Review: Charleston 430BH By Forest River

Editor’s Note: The following article, authored by Mark Quasius for the March issue of Family Motor Coaching magazine published by the Cincinnati-based Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), offers a review of Forest River Inc.’s new Charleston diesel pusher. To read the entire article click here. The Charleston is Forest River’s flagship diesel pusher. Redesigned for 2014, this model currently […]

Daimler Updates Sprinter to Hold off Competition

Daimler is hoping its updated Mercedes/Freightliner Sprinter will hold off competition from Ford and Chrysler in the competitive and profitable commercial van segment. The German automaker makes 15 commercial vehicles it sells worldwide and has recently created dedicated commercial van divisions for every region. Bernhard Glaser is the new managing director of commercial vans for Mercedes-Benz […]

RVIA Seminar Aims to Hike Transport Driver Pool

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) will hold a free informational session for transport company executives and hiring managers at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind., on April 15 from 7:30-10 a.m. to update attendees on the association’s efforts to develop a larger pool of RV transport drivers for the industry. According to […]

LCI Appoints Snyder as Motorized Sales Manager

Elkhart, Ind.-based Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced that Al Snyder has been promoted to motorized sales manager. Building off of five years of management experience at LCI’s Plant 45 in Goshen and 36 years in total of RV industry experience, Snyder will work closely with motorhome OEM customers, promoting products, getting product feedback and providing comprehensive product […]

Custom Winnebago Will House ‘Mobile Museum’

Thousands of visitors come to the University of Iowa each year to visit Rusty the Giant Sloth, learn about the state’s first capitol, and see how Iowa’s landscape has changed over the centuries. Iowa Now reported that starting this week, the UI Pentacrest Museums and Office of the State Archaeologist are bringing some of the […]