RV life gaining popularity

(Aug. 1, 2016) -- Moe and his wife have been living a couple months of the year in their motor home for about six years. Now that he's just a couple years from retiring as a teacher, football coach and athletic director in Washburn, N.D., they're shopping to upgrade to their dream machine to coast across America's backways and byways in a recreational vehicle.

Albrecht to Head Lippert Product Development

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced today (Aug. 1) that Jeff Albrecht has been named director of new product development to help the company grow its research and development department. According to a press release, Albrecht will “utilize key OEM relationships and his extensive product knowledge to generate product advancements for the recreational vehicle, marine, heavy truck […]

NHTSA Releases Latest RV-Related Recall List

Editor’s Note: The following is a list of recent RV-related recalls compiled by the U.S National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA). • Newmar Corp. is recalling 1,243 2014-2016 Dutch Star and Mountain Aire and 2015-2016 London Aire and Essex motorhomes manufactured Jan. 28, 2013, to Dec. 14, 2015 and built on a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) chassis. […]

Patrick Buying Marine Supplier BH Electronics

Patrick Industries Inc. announced today (Aug. 1) that it has completed the acquisition of the business and certain assets of marine industry supplier BH Electronics Inc. (BHE). According to a news release, Munford, Tenn.-based BHE is a manufacturer of custom thermoformed dash panel assemblies, center consoles and trim panels, along with complete electrical systems, including […]