Spartan Sells Out Its RV Owner Training Slots

Spartan Chassis Inc., a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., announced that all RV Owner Training Academy classes have been sold out for the duration of 2014, making it three straight years of 100% attendance. The company also announced that a wait list has begun for 2015 training classes. “The Spartan Chassis RV Owner Training Academy is the greatest […]

McClain’s RV Accepts Pink Winnebago Minnie

McClain’s RV SuperStores has accepted the chain’s first pink Minnie in support of breast cancer awareness, according to an announcement from Winnebago Industries. McClain’s RV’s has initially purchased 15 pink Minnies for their five locations throughout Texas and Oklahoma. and is going above and beyond in their fight to help find a cure for cancer, […]

XPEL Intros An RV Protective Wrap To Market

XPEL Technologies Corp. announced it is now marketing TRACWRAP, an affordable, temporary paint protection film, to the RV industry to protect tow vehicles and RVs. Designed to prevent rock chips and other paint damage, TRACWRAP can be easily self-installed for one-time use. TRACWRAP was first created to protect vehicles at race tracks and is a great solution […]

US Liner Names Hartnagel Accounts Director

US Liner Co. (USLCO), a leading manufacturer of advanced, thermoplastic composite solutions, has hired Jack Hartnagel as national accounts director. With 20 years of experience in the transportation arena, Hartnagel joins US Liner from Hyundai Translead of San Diego, Calif., where he worked as sales director for the southwest region. He has also held management […]

2014 Midwest Truck Camper Rally Brings 40

Doug Baughman, organizer of the 2014 Midwest Truck Camper Rally, sent the following report and photographs of the rally to Truck Camper Magazine. The 2014 Midwest Truck Camper Rally was held in Amana, Iowa, July 23-27. To read the full report and see all the photos, click here. “There were about 40 rigs in attendance. The […]

UK RV Maker Swift Announces ‘Black Edition’

Swift has announced plans to introduce a “Black Edition” of the Bolero motorhome, promising a sleek and luxurious mobile home from the popular British manufacturer. The Swift Bolero has undergone a makeover of the “Black Edition” variety, joining the likes of the popular Kon-Tiki model, Caravan Times reported. In terms of looks, the new black […]

Pouliot Now Vice Chair Of Certification Board

At a summer meeting of the board of directors of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), Thetford’s Mary Pouliot became vice chairman of the Certification Governing Board, according to an announcement from Thetford. Pouliot, who has served as Thetford’s director of customer service since 2006, was a member of the committee before being named vice […]

UVS Announces No-Meeting Live Dealer Sale

UVS Junction announced  that one of their clients shared an amazing testimonial about UVSLive. UVSLive is an on-demand live streaming demo tool that invites prospects from all over the country to “walk through inventory” with the dealer just as if they were on the lot. UVSLive is a mobile app available in both iOS and […]

CCRVC Launches First Economic Impact Study

The Canadian Campground and RV Council (CCRVC) launched its first economic impact study to capture the contributions that campgrounds make to Canada’s economy. “This will be the first economic analysis undertaken specifically to assess the impact of Canadian campgrounds,” said Maryse Catellier, president of CCRVC, in a written announcement about the study. “Campgrounds create jobs and […]

Winnebago On Fortune’s ‘Fastest Growing’ List

  Consider the Winnebago. Just five years ago, the brontosaurus of consumer vehicles looked as if it might be on the point of extinction, Fortune magazine reported. Sales had been sliding for several years before plunging off a precipice as the financial crisis deepened into a global recession in 2009. That year Winnebago Industries tallied […]