NRVTA Taking Part in FMCA’s 102nd Convention in Perry, Ga.

Faculty members of the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) will be actively involved at FMCA’s 102nd International Convention, which takes place next week in Perry, Ga, according to a press release from the NRVTA. Terry Cooper, president of NRVTA, will be leading FMCA’s RV Basics workshop starting March 7 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & […]

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Spring RV & Camping Show Set for RV/MH Hall of Fame

Preparations are underway for the Spring Hall of Fame RV & Camping Show, scheduled for April 29 – May 2 in Elkhart, Ind., reports officials with the Indiana Manufactured Housing Association & RV Industry Council (IMHA-RVIC). Restrictions and capacity limits on events have slowly been lifted and public events are beginning to take place, albeit […]

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Camping World Helps NASCAR Teams Make it to Vegas

Your eyes won’t be playing tricks on you Friday night when a fleet of trucks at Las Vegas Motor Speedway all look exactly the same, according to a report by Associated Press. The distinct blue and yellow Camping World logo could be on as many as a dozen trucks as company CEO Marcus Lemonis has […]

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The Shyft Group to Showcase at NTEA’s Work Truck Week

The Shyft Group (Nasdaq: SHYF), a North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for ecommerce-driven parcel delivery, as well as the broader commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets, will display its newest and most popular products from Utilimaster, DuraMag, and Royal Truck Body at Work Truck Week 21 (WTW21), a virtual […]

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Boat Maker Bennington Adding New Plant in Elkhart, Ind.

An Elkhart event center has closed to become a new plant for boat manufacturer Bennington Boats, according to a report in the Elkhart Truth. Bennington said it is leasing the 43,485-square-foot Center Six One Five event center at 2707 C.R. 15, where the process to start pontoon boat production is already underway. The company has […]

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Senate Likely to Pass $1.9T Relief Package this Weekend

The Senate took its first major step Thursday (March 4) toward passing Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package as lawmakers try to beat a deadline to prevent unemployment aid from expiring, according to a CNBC report. The chamber voted to start debate on the rescue package, setting the stage for its approval as soon as […]

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Interior Sec. Nomination Advances for Full Senate Vote

The Senate Energy Committee advanced Rep. Deb Haaland’s (D-N.M.) nomination to head the Interior Department to the full chamber on Thursday (March 4), setting up a vote that’s expected to make her the first Native American to join a presidential cabinet, according to a report by Politico. The Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 11-9 […]

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Foam Shortage Looms Over Automotive Seating Suppliers

After the unprecedented winter storm in Texas and other states last month, automakers and suppliers could be slammed by yet another devastating parts shortage that could idle seating plants as early as next week, according to a report by Automotive News. The blizzard halted the region’s critical petrochemical plants, which could lead to a shortage […]

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‘WCM Fireside Chats’ Discusses RV Shipment Forecasts

WCM Fireside Chats, the weekly livestream show hosted by Woodall’s Campground Management, a sister publication to RVBusiness, explored a variety of topics during its show on Monday (March 1) including RV shipment numbers, NPS visitor stats, a recent partnership formed by Care Camps, dynamic pricing and more. Guest Matthew Galbraith joined the program for part […]

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‘RV Miles’ Video: Will 2021 be a Record Year for RV Sales?

Jason Epperson, who with his wife Abby are full-time RVers and the creators/producers of the RV Miles website, podcast and YouTube channel, discusses the most recent RV wholesale shipment forecast, a partnership between Winnebago Industries Inc.​ and the National Park Foundation​, Togo RV​’s acquisition of overnightrvparking.com, new U.S. Scenic Byways and more

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