Goshen, Ind., RV Repair Company Affinity Plans Expansion

An RV repair company can expand to work on larger vehicles after a vote by the Goshen Board of Works on Monday, according to a report in the Elkhart Truth. The company plans to construct a second building at its property at 2380 E. Kercher Road, according to General Manager Rodney Ramey. He said the […]

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‘Paws on Board’ to be Featured on ‘Rollin’ On TV’ Program

Starting soon, “Rollin’ On TV” (ROTV) will be adding a whole new segment to its weekly program schedule called, “Paws On Board,” the longtime RV lifestyle program has announced. With millions of people participating in RVing and camping, more than 70% bring a pet on their RV excursions with dogs dominating at 93% of that […]

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Surge in RV Demand has Been Happening for a Decade

Unlike other segments of the travel and tourism economy, the market for recreational vehicles has been thriving in the face of COVID-19, according to a report in the Davenport, Iowa-based Quad City Times. Compared to other travel options like flying or staying in a hotel, traveling by RV makes it easier to maintain physical distance […]

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SBA 504 Loan Offers Financing for RV Park Acquisitions

An RV Park in Bakersfield, California was recently purchased by utilizing the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504 Program. The total project cost, which included the land, the business, and equipment, totaled $8.5 million. The SBA 504 loan, which was administered by TMC Financing, allowed Orange Grove Holdings to make the acquisition with a down payment […]

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GM Reports Strong First-Quarter 2021 Financial Results

General Motors Co. today reported first-quarter earnings driven by strong price and mix performance in North America, strong credit and residual value performance at GM Financial, and the industry recovery in China. The company is highly confident in its full-year 2021 guidance outlined earlier this year as it works to manage through the semiconductor shortage, […]

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RV Industry Booms as Families Vacation in New Ways

As more families continue to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some have decided to make their “remote work” truly remote, according to a report by ABC News. Kina and Nellie Pickett of Bozeman, Montana, purchased an Airstream RV at the beginning of the pandemic. With their two children, Ash, 6, and Story, 4, […]

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May Issue of ‘RV Enthusiast’ Features Hitches & Towing

The May issue of RV Enthusiast magazine is now available. The issue features a special “How to Tow Anything” section, plus a whole lot more. Battery Basics, Part 2 – Batteries power a number of systems in an RV. Here’s how to keep your 12-volt batteries alive and properly charged. On The Road Again – […]

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REV Group Honors First Responders with Grand Prix Tribute

REV Group, Inc. a Milwaukee-based designer and manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicles including fire apparatus and ambulances, has teamed up for a third year with Road America to pay tribute to first responders by offering free entry to the NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix from June 17-20, 2021, according to a press release […]

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RVB Top 50 Dealer Award Nominations Now Underway

Elkhart, Ind.-based RVBusiness invited U.S. and Canadian RV manufacturers in May to nominate their most professional dealers as candidates for the 2021 RVBusiness Top 50 Dealer Awards, a popular, bar-raising, 10-year-old program set to resume this year after a one-year pandemic hiatus. Winners are ultimately selected from a pool of nominees – who elect to […]

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April Saw Small Gas Price Hikes, Larger Ones Likely in May

At the start of May, the national gas price average is $2.90, which is three cents more than a month ago. Pump prices in April saw minimal variability compared to March, which increased 15 cents from start to finish. Stable crude oil prices amid fluctuating demand helped keep the national average price jumps nominal last […]

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