Winnebago Unveils New ’15 lines at Dealer Days

Winnebago Industries Inc. today (April 15) unveiled new 2015 models to the company’s dealer partners during its annual Dealer Days event at The Mirage in Las Vegas. According to a press release, introductions included the all-new Brave and Tribute, Grand Tour and Ellipse Ultra motorhome lines. The Forest City, Iowa-based builder blended vintage with a […]

Brit OEM Uses 2-Ton Transit as Campervan Base

Devon, England-based Murvi Motorcaravans is set to launch two models based on the all-new 2-ton Ford Transit, a larger version of the Transit Custom. Out & About Live reported that these are likely among the first campervans built on the brand new base vehicle. The Ford Murvi Pimento and the Ford Murvi Morello join a […]

RVIA Meeting Addresses RV Transport Concerns

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) unveiled its newest efforts today (April 15) in trying to address the transportation backlogs that are troubling the RV industry as it continues to grow. Roughly 30 representatives of 16 RV transport companies gathered with RVIA representatives at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind., to hear about […]

ADP to Spin off Dealer Services; Set to Go Public

ADP, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, plans to separate its Dealer Services business, including ADP Lightspeed, into an independent publicly traded company through a tax-free spin-off of 100% of Dealer Services to ADP shareholders. “Consistent with our strategy to grow our position as a global provider of HCM solutions, we […]

Camping World Moves to Acquire McMahon’s RV

Camping World Inc. President and CEO Marcus Lemonis confirmed with RVBUSINESS.com that the company has signed a letter of intent to acquire California-based McMahon’s RV. As previously reported, GE Commercial Distribution Finance (GECDF) filed suit in early April seeking a restraining order, claiming the high-profile retailer has an “out-of-trust” balance of just over $3.56 million. […]

XLR Announces Relaunch Of ‘Nitro’ Toy Haulers

Forest River Inc.’s XLR division announced the relaunch of its Nitro line of toy haulers, according to a press release. The newly re-engineered wide-body Nitro utilizes lightweight laminated side walls, low energy LED lighting inside and out, plus a power awning featuring LED light effects for extended dry camping excursions. These lightweight towables, sporting bold […]

Carefree RV Resorts, Tents for Troops Partnering

Editor’s Note: The following is an exclusive report by RVing Examiner reporter Julian Gothard.  Scottsdale Arizona-based Carefree RV Resorts has joined the rapidly increasing roll of Tents for Troops (T4T) members and brought a further 28 RV resorts — including 14 Canadian parks — into the Castle Rock, Washington-based organization’s philanthropic military camping network. The RVing Examiner reported […]

PRVCA RV Air Conditioner Course Begins in May

The RV Air Conditioning course, hosted by Northampton Community College in conjunction with the Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association (PRVCA), begins May 12 and runs through June 8. According to a press release, the program allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of recreation vehicle maintenance with intensive, competency-based instruction. The course examines the roof-top air conditioner […]

Strong Storm Rips Through Mississippi RV Park

A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, downing trees and power lines and cutting electricity in some areas. As reported by the Associated Press, the straight line winds blew through the Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier at around 8 p.m. Monday (April […]

RVDA of Canada to Hold Apprenticeship Seminar

  The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada will host a live web event entitled Cross-Cultural Apprentice Mentoring: Strategies for Success, slated for April 16 from 1-2 p.m. EDT. This webinar, which is currently only available in English, offers valuable insights on the impact of culture and race on mentoring in the trades. Presented by diversity […]