RVIA reports progress after fourth China mission

(July 20, 2012) -- “This memorandum of understanding with CATARC is a significant step toward developing a more formal RV standard for China that is harmonized with our North American standards, which would be a boost to U.S. RV manufacturers and suppliers interested in doing business in the Chinese RV market,” said Coon.

Salazar, Bloomberg join forces to manage 10,000 acres

(July 20, 2012) -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed an unprecedented agreement between the National Park Service (NPS) and the City of New York Department of Parks of Recreation – spelling out ways the two agencies will cooperatively manage 10,000 acres of federal and city-owned parks in and around Jamaica Bay.

Texas town to ban "junk" RVs

(July 20, 2012) -- Due to the increased number of RVs in Nixon that are wrecked, partially or wholly dismantled, inoperable, abandoned, non-mobile, deteriorating, uninhabitable, or discarded, the new ordinance allows RV owners to be fined if the junked vehicles are either in public view or deemed a public nuisance.

Canadian consumer prices fall

(July 20, 2012) -- The all-items Canadian Consumer Price Index fell by 0.4 percent in June 2012. However, this decline was well short of the 0.7 percent drop recorded in June 2011, and thereby resulting in the annual inflation rate rising to 1.5 percent from 1.2 percent in May, said Desjardins.

Police discover hundreds of documents in stolen RV

(July 19, 2012) -- Following the recovery of the motorhome stolen in West Jordan May 25, and recovered by Farmington police July 17, West Jordan detectives have recovered personal documents from inside the motorhome to include drivers licenses, passports, credit cards and birth certificates, all of which appear to be stolen. A list of the more than 250 owner names have been posted on the police department's website.

UVS Junction launches affiliate program to sell parts

(July 19, 2012) -- “Basically, RV dealer affiliates with this referral program can place a special link on their websites that pushes visitors to the dealership parts store,” said Angie Cellucci, director of UVS Junction. “A specific affiliate ID number allows the dealer to know which affiliate made a sale, what they sold, and when the sale was made.