Newmar Pivots Dealer Meeting into a ‘Live Webcast’

Newmar Corp.’s three-day 2020 Dealer Meeting, originally planned to begin today (March 30) at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, was transformed into a live webcast Sunday (March 29). Scrapped because of the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) outbreak, the Indy meeting instead was produced, filmed and broadcast from Newmar’s state-of-the-art customer service center in Nappanee. Only […]

‘AIM Motorhome Club’ Builds up Membership to 1,500

A dedicated group of motorhome owners believes the fellowship offered by the new All Inclusive Motorhome Club (AIM) will improve the quality of their RV lifestyles. The altogether new take on RV membership clubs was conceived by a group of Class A diesel motorhome owners and facilitated by Lewisville, Texas-based dealer National Indoor RV Center […]

IMHA/RVIC Confirms Indiana RV Firms are ‘Essential’

RV manufacturers have been designated essential businesses following a request for clarification by the executive director of Indiana Manufactured Housing Association/Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council (IMHA/RVIC). The determination came after review of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s March 23 Executive Order in response to the COVID-19 outbreak (novel Coronavirus). In that order, workers across the state were advised […]

Finance Firm ‘DLL’ Targeting Global RV Marketplace

De Lage Landen International B.V. (DLL), a global finance partner for equipment and technology assets, recently announced its entry into the global RV space. Through its existing commercial and inventory finance business, DLL, based in the Netherlands, will be specializing in dealer inventory financing, according to Mark McGovern, DLL business unit president for commercial finance. And, […]

WiFiRanger Donates Wi-Fi Products to School Buses

In response to the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) outbreak, wireless connectivity manufacturer WiFiRanger is offering purpose-built connectivity solutions for school buses. As school systems across the U.S. struggle with problems created by thousands of children being out of school, many are offering online programs for students, according to Joel Weiss, WiFiRanger ambassador and administrator of the […]

Heartland RV Provides Masks, Suits to Beacon Health

In an effort to do its part to fight the spread of the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus), Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC donated a pickup truck load of masks and protective gear Wednesday (March 25) to Beacon Health Systems. The Elkhart, Ind.-based RV manufacturer, a subsidiary of Thor Industries Inc., donated two pallets of masks and protective […]

Fort Worth-Based United RV Provides Trailers to City

A Fort Worth, Texas, area RV dealership is providing trailers to the city of Fort Worth in to help in its fight against COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus.) “We’re providing them to the city. I believe they’re using them for the homeless,” said Kevin White, vice president of United RV, a family-owned dealership in Fort Worth. “They’re […]

Elkhart Supply Firms Produce Masks to Combat Virus

One of the consequences of the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) outbreak has been a shortage of masks used by medical workers and Elkhart, Ind.-based RV suppliers are stepping up to help meet the demand. “We have switched over to making masks,” said Reid Mellot, partner at Northwest Interiors. “You started seeing this last week when (the […]