McMahon’s ‘Working With GE’ to Settle Dispute

Despite the existence of litigation between McMahon’s RV and GE Commercial Distribution Finance (GECDF), the Southern California dealer says that the two parties “have been in constant negotiations to reach an amicable resolution that benefits McMahon’s RV’s employees and customers.” “GE and McMahon’s RV are discussing potential ways to resolve their dispute for the benefit […]

Jayco Realigns Open Range as Highland Ridge

Jayco Corp. President and CEO Derald Bontrager has introduced the leadership team of the newly formed Highland Ridge RV, a result of the company’s recent acquisition of Open Range RV Co. The Middlebury, Ind.-based company reported in a press release, that Highland Ridge officers will include: Randy Graber, president; Bill Flint, general manager and vice president […]

Giant Recreation World Moving Daytona Outlet

The owners of Giant Recreation World plans to move its Ormond Beach outlet about a mile north along the North U.S. Highway 1 corridor to “Destination Daytona,” according to a report by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. “We’re working on it,” said Larry McNamara, COO for Giant Recreation World, which also operates stores in Winter Garden […]

U.S. Auto Sales On Track to 9% Growth in April

U.S. auto sales are on pace to rise 9% in April from a year ago, as warmer weather coaxes out more shoppers who stayed home during the unusually harsh winter, according to two forecasts released today (April 25). According to Automotive News, one of the firms, LMC Automotive, said it has raised its North American […]

Dutchmen Hires Craven as RSM for Denali Line

RV industry veteran Kristoffer Craven has joined Goshen, Ind.-based Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc. as regional sales manager for the company’s Denali product line. According to a press release, Craven will be responsible for Denali travel trailer and fifth-wheel dealer development and training in the northeastern United States and Canadian provinces. Most recently, Craven spent several years […]

GE Capital is Platinum Partner for RVDA Confab

The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) announced that GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) is a Platinum Partner of the 2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, Nov. 10–14 at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip for the 11th consecutive year. The convention is sponsored by RVDA, RVDA of Canada and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. “The ongoing support […]

TrailManor SilverTrail Features ‘Bold New Look’

TrailManor has designed “a bold new look” in its new SilverTrail edition, representing ”the biggest visual update for the trailer line in more than a decade.” According to a press release, the SilverTrail edition features gleaming silver aluminum exterior panels with black trim, accented by TrailManor graphics. Inside, the SilverTrail offers a tan interior with new wallboards, countertops, […]

Elkhart Co. Looking to Diversify Manufacturing

Can Indiana’s Elkhart County add to its manufacturing base in a significant way to have a more balanced economy? Amid a solid recovery from the Great Recession, now is the time to undertake that effort, said Christopher Steele, the president and COO of Boston-based Investment Consulting Associates. As reported by the South Bend Tribune, Steele delivered […]

McMahon’s ‘Working With GE’ to Settle Dispute

Despite the existence of litigation between McMahon’s RV and GE Commercial Distribution Finance (GECDF), the Southern California dealer says that the two parties “have been in constant negotiations to reach an amicable resolution that benefits McMahon’s RV’s employees and customers.” “GE and McMahon’s RV are discussing potential ways to resolve their dispute for the benefit […]