RV Retailer Expands Footprint in N.C., S.C. and Texas

RV Retailer LLC announced today (Sept, 17) that it has added three stores with the acquisition of Sonny’s Camp-N-Travel, a towable and motorized RV dealer with retail outlets in Charlotte, N.C., and Spartanburg, S.C., plus the opening last week of a tenth ExploreUSA RV Supercenter at a 16-acre greenfield location in Tyler, Texas. With these […]

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LCI Electric Leveling Standard for Thor Towable OEMs

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced that several of Thor Industries Inc.’s top towable manufacturers, including Keystone RV Co., Dutchmen RV, Crossroads RV, and Heartland RV LLC will feature LCI’s PSX1 Power Stabilizers, or other electric leveling systems, as standard on all brands starting with the 2020 model year. According to a press release, this will […]

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Lerman Enterprises Gains a Majority Interest in Nexus

A & F Realty, a subsidiary of Lerman Enterprises, has acquired a majority share interest in Nexus RV LLC, according to a news release. Founded in 1947, Lerman Enterprises is one of the largest steel processors and distributors in the United States with over 20 facilities in Brazil, Mexico, and the U.S. with annual net […]

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Coach Builder Newmar a ‘Natural Fit’ For Winnebago

Saying it was part of the Miller family’s long-term plan, Newmar Corp. President Matt Miller said he first approached Winnebago Industries President and CEO Michael Happe in April this year to see whether the “Flying W” would be interested in acquiring the 51-year-old motorhome manufacturer based in Nappanee, Ind. After each side performed its due […]

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Coachmen RV Introducing ‘Max Bed’ Storage Concept

Coachmen RV, division of Forest River Inc., has introduced the Max Bed Storage concept. According to a press release, the system creates additional storage space as the mattress and mattress frame lift using struts to create a walk-in storage area under the bed. The storage area features three oversized drawers, laundry center, pillow/blanket storage, shoe […]

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Thetford Announces Plans for Elkhart RV Open House

Thetford is eyeing the upcoming Elkhart RV Open House, intent on providing dealers with the knowledge and tools to link customers to Thetford’s lineup of products. “Dealers and aftermarket distributors will want to be sure to stop by and see us,” noted Barry Eckel, Thetford’s executive vice president, the Americas, in a press release. “We […]

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Heartland Intent on Taking Audit Facility to Next Level

Recognizing and acting on dealer demand for extensive PDI inspections, Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC continues to introduce new programs and initiatives at its expansive, state-of-the-art PDI facility situated on its Elkhart, Ind., campus. “We’ve taken a very proactive approach to PDI, minimizing the impact on dealers by shipping units that have been thoroughly tested after […]

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Gulf Stream Coach Adds New ‘C’ to Conquest Lineup

Riding a two-year run of double-digit percentage increases in motorhome sales and two consecutive years of RVDA Quality Circle Awards, Gulf Stream Coach is introducing its new Conquest Model 6250 Class C at the upcoming RV Open House in Elkhart, Ind. Like all Conquest C’s, the 6250 is built with lightweight laminated walls using Azdel […]

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Furrion to Showcase Tech Institute at RV Open House

Furrion announced its new lineup of activities for the 2019 Elkhart RV Open House Week. According to a press release, this year marks the third year that Furrion’s Innovation Center and Institute of Technology (ICIT) has been open for the event. “Since Elkhart Open House takes place literally in our backyard, we wanted to take […]

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ASA iN∙Command is Adding Tire Pressure Monitoring

ASA Electronics is expanding its selection of iN∙Command products with the new tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). According to a press release, the system uses Bluetooth technology and waterproof sensors to monitor tire pressure and temperature in real time. The sensors can be paired with the specialized iN∙Command TPMS app, available on Android and Apple […]

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