VIDEO 2: ‘Black Book’ Reports Coach Values Up

Begg’s Black Book, offering a monthly analysis of the wholesale specialty vehicle market, reported that motorhome auction values rose about 13% in September, continuing an “up and down trend” for the segment. To view the video click here or scroll to the right side of the home page. Black Book Editor Ricky Beggs reported that the […]

VIDEO 3: ROTV Examines Growth for ‘B’ Sector

This week’s “Rollin’ On TV” show features a look at Class B motorhomes and how they are gaining in popularity. ROTV also checks out the new PleasureWay Plateau XL widebody B-van with the new Murphy Bed setup. Evanne Schmarder continues her RV adventures in Australia traveling to Ballarat, Victoria, and preparing a local food staple called “Damper.” To […]

Electric Campervan will Debut at English Show

  This year’s Motorhome & Caravan Show will see the unveiling of an electric, zero emission campervan from Brit-based Hillside Leisure. According to a report by Out & About Live, the show runs Oct. 14-19 at England’s Birmingham NEC. The Hillside Leisure campervan is based on the all-electric Nissan e-NV200 and features an elevating roof […]

Rental Firm Provides Online Shopping in Dallas announced today (Oct. 6) the launch of its online marketplace for RV rentals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  According to a press release, the website allows visitors t0 compare daily rates and view photos, floorplans and amenities on a wide variety of RV models. The selections include economy units for under $100 per day up to high-end luxury vehicles […]

KOA Weighs in on HUD’s Park Model Statement

After the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new administrator was changing its stance on park model RVs last week (click here to view previous story), several industry groups announced their plans to appeal to Julian Castro, secretary of HUD, including Kampgrounds of America (KOA). In its statement HUD indicated that beginning in April, its will […]

Slideshow: MARVAC Hosts Annual Detroit Show

Today’s slideshow offers a look at the 25th Annual Fall Detroit Camper and RV Show, hosted by the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC), which ran Oct. 1-5 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. To view the slideshow scroll to the right side of the home page.

RV One Draws a Crowd at Albany, N.Y., Opening

RV One Superstores Inc. held a grand opening Saturday (Oct. 4) to mark the completion of its new headquarters location in Albany, N.Y., representing the largest facility in the dealership’s five-store chain. According to President and CEO Don Strollo, the opening created a “major event” for the surrounding community, indicative not only of RV One’s […]

RVIA Offers Codes and Standards Publications

With new RV industry standards going into effect in the last month, RVIA has a number or standards publications available for members and non-members. The following publications are available through the Codes and Standards section of RVIA’s publication store. • NFPA 1192 Standard -  The 2015 Edition of the NFPA 1192 RV standard is now […]