REV Group Announces Acquisition of Renegade

REV Group (REV), a $2.2 billion specialty vehicle manufacturer, today (Dec. 30) announced the acquisition of Renegade RV, a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles, heavy-duty trailers, and specialty vehicles. According to a statement, Renegade RV will become part of REV Recreation Group, a subsidiary of REV Group Inc., that manufactures Class A and Class C […]

The Buzz: Winegard ConnectT Ups Wi-Fi Range

Americans’ habits have changed dramatically in recent years when it comes to the technological aspects of their lives and their views of cars and RV’s in particular, points out Grant Whipple, president of 62-year-old Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard Co. “Connectivity really isn’t a desire any more, it’s basically a necessity,” reports Whipple, whose 62-year-old company markets […]

Campground Popularity Fueled by Camaraderie

The people. That, Alan and Judi Jefferson say, is what got them hooked on camping. These days they’re regulars at campgrounds like Frontier Town and Tom’s Cove. “Camping people are the friendliest people on earth,” Judi Jefferson said. “I may not know their names but they know us by our dog and the site we […]

Bauernfeind Joins Rear View Safety Sales Team

Rear View Safety, a supplier of backup camera systems, announced that Eric Bauernfeind has joined the company as an account executive. According to a press release, Bauernfeind will help expand Rear View Safety by building partnerships with OEMs, dealers and customers. He will also attend conventions and trade shows to create and build beneficial business relationships. […]

VIDEO 1: 1976 Airstream Serves as Mars Habitat

The Mobile Extreme Environment Research Station (MEERS) at the Daytona Beach Campus is a student-run project to design and build a mobile laboratory and space habitat simulator out of a 31-foot 1976 Airstream trailer for the purpose of testing and advancing space technologies. It will allow for the study of human behaviors and performance in […]

Oil Poised For Rebound; Gas Prices Could Rise

American oil producers, battered by rock-bottom prices in 2016, could be poised for a big comeback and the prospect of creating new jobs for oilfield workers. The downside? Gasoline prices could head higher for consumers. USA Today reported that after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and several non-OPEC nations agreed to slash production starting next month, […]

Parks Canada to Mark 150th; Offering Free Pass

With the official kickoff to Canada’s 150th birthday celebration approaching on New Year’s Eve, Parks Canada is offering an already popular way for people to celebrate. reported that Parks Canada, the government agency responsible for the preservation, care and operation of Canada’s national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas, is offering a free […]