(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Hans-Karl Sternberg, secretary general of the European Caravan Federation (ECF), will deliver the keynote address at the session. He will detail the current status of the European RV market and examine how the industry is becoming increasingly more global in nature.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Custom-produced RV travel and camping vignettes will be a key element of Go RVing’s all-new “AWAY” campaign,RVIA reported today. There will be a dozen vignettes airing on popular networks throughout the year, including SPEED, Great American Country, the Cooking Channel, the Outdoor Channel, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, the NFL Network, and CBS Sports.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- On Feb. 28, 2012, Coastal Industries, Inc. will celebrate 40 years of building the country’s finest shower doors. Coastal is the leading provider of shower doors to the nations recreational vehicle and manufactured housing markets.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- The Blue Ridge Parkway will close the section between State Route 191 to State Route 151 beginning Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. The Parkway will also close the section between U.S. Route 19 to the end of the Parkway at U.S. Route 441. These closures are required to complete repairs of Ferrin Knob Tunnel #1 and Big Witch Tunnel.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- The family-friendly event will feature great beach music, food and activities for all ages. There will be live music by The Fantastic Shakers on Friday night and The Band of Oz will perform Saturday night. Shag lessons will be conducted by shag Hall-of-Famer Judy Duke.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- DRV Suites (DRV), formerly Doubletree RV, is recalling 1,701 model year 2008 and 2010-2011 Select, Mobile and Elite Suite RVs equipped with disc brakes. Due to the paint applied to the aluminum wheel and hub face, the wheel may become loose.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Each RV park or campground directory that is marketed by AGS receives two complimentary 2-foot-by-3-foot corrugated plastic wallboards to display their park information along with the local businesses that advertised in their directory. In most cases, there’s also room for information about things to see and do that encourage the guest to stay longer, said Brian Schaeffer, president of AGS.
(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Net sales in the 2011 fourth quarter increased 50 percent compared to the 2010 fourth quarter, to $160 million, as a result of a 51 percent increase in Drew's RV segment sales, and a 45 percent increase in Drew's manufactured housing segment sales. Drew's RV segment sales growth exceeded industry wholesale shipment growth largely due to the five acquisitions completed in 2011, as well as other market share gains.
(Feb. 2, 2012) -- Mike Molino, president of the RV Dealers Association, announced today that he will step down after 16 years of service as the CEO of the group. The RVDA Board of Directors named Phil Ingrassia, the association’s vice president for communications, as the association’s next president effective April 2.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- Police say 38-year-old Sammantha Louise Perryman, a former employee of George Sutton RV in Eugene, allegedly used the company’s credit card to rack up more than $55,000 in charges. She was arrested Thursday, reports The Register-Guard.