GE’s Immelt Meets with RV Industry Executives

One of the nation’s corporate opinion leaders told a closed door meeting of RV industry executives on Thursday (Feb. 26) in Elkhart, Ind., that he’s pleased to see the recreational vehicle sector enjoying a resurgence amidst an “incredibly robust vibrant economy.” Jeffrey Immelt, CEO and chairman of General Electric (GE), one of the world’s largest […]

RVIA: January Shipments are Best in Nine Years

Total RV shipments to retailers in January totaled 28,494 units, 11.9% greater than the same month last year and the largest January total in nine years. Fueled by growth in all vehicle categories, the January total represented a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of more than 400,000 units, the highest such total since the spring of […]

Renowned RV Dealer Larry McClain Passed Away

Larry McClain, founder of McClain’s RV Superstores with locations in Texas and Oklahoma, passed away early this morning. The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) reported in a memo that McClain was a past RVDA president, serving in that capacity 1973-74. McClain, who got involved in RVDA by attending the first organizational meeting, was also a member […]