Boat Dealers Compete with RV Industry for Techs

Like the RV industry, the boating sector is also dealing with a shortage of technicians. According to an oped by Soundings Trade Only, a recent announcement by the RV Industry Association is likely to increase the problem for many boat dealers. While we are enjoying consistent annual growth in boat sales, the RV industry took […]

Giant RV Granted Tax Cut for New California Site

The Downey, Calif., City Council unanimously approved an agreement with Giant RV, giving the business a sales tax rebate in exchange for significant job creation. The Downy Patrio reported that, according to city staff, Giant RV will receive up to $504,000 over the course of seven years and create 55 new full-time jobs at the […]

Gregg Fore Named To Serve On Ivy Tech’s Board

Ivy Tech Community College State Board of Trustees recently approved the selection of several new campus board members for its South Bend-Elkhart campus, including former Dicor Corp. President Gregg Fore. According to a press release, the addition of new trustees will better represent the diversity of the communities served, including workforce sector representation for agriculture, […]

Consumer Sentiment in Aug. Lowest in 11 Months

An initial look at consumer sentiment for the month of August came in below expectations. CNBC reported that the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index hit 95.3 for August — the lowest level since September — according to a preliminary reading released today (Aug. 17). Economists polled by Reuters expected the index to hit 98 […]

inTech Unveiling Luna Rover on Facebook Tonight

inTech RV will be unveiling the Luna Rover lightweight camper on a live Facebook event today (Aug. 16) at 8 p.m. (EST).  According to a press release, the Luna Rover is based on the Luna Lite but offers more off-road capabilities. In addition to bigger tires and a few accessories, Rover features an all-aluminum, all-tube, fully welded […]

Fed: Rate Hikes Pending Despite ‘Turkish Turmoil’

Don’t count on a Powell Pause. That’s the message seasoned watchers of the Federal Reserve have for any investors hoping that turmoil in Turkey and the wider emerging-market selloff would stay the hand of Chairman Jerome Powell from raising interest rates. While international developments did cause the U.S. central bank to hold back in 2015 […]

TMC Venetian ‘A’ Utilizes Aqua-Hot’s 250P System

Thor Motor Coach’s Venetian Class A motorhome is equipped with the Aqua-Hot 250P hydronic heating solution, providing gentle currents of warm air throughout the unit while delivering continuous hot water. “Our customers love it,” Matt Grubaugh, Thor Motor Coach product manager, said in a press release. “You can feel the Aqua-Hot difference. It’s quiet and […]