Hawaii-Based Owners Attend Winnebago Rally

If he had a dollar for each time he was asked how he brought his motorhome from Hawaii to the lower 48 states, A.J. McCann said he’d have enough to buy a brand new coach. His Winnebago motorhome, bearing license plates from Hawaii, rolled in last week to Forest City, Iowa, for the WIT Grand National Rally. […]

Gasoline at 4-Month Low; Refineries Ramp Up

Retail gasoline slid to the lowest level in almost four months as refineries boosted production. Bloomberg reported that pump prices averaged $3.593 a gallon this week, down 4.2 cents from the previous week and the lowest since March 31, data posted on the Energy Information Administration’s website show. Gasoline was 2.4% below 2013 levels. Travelers […]

Thor Motor Coach Rolls Out ’15 Gas Class A’s

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) has introduced its new line of 2015 Class A gas motorhomes with all-new floorplans and diverse features that meet the needs of today’s RVer. According to a press release, the 2015 models kick off with the new A.C.E. 29.3, the first in the line to offer an optional exterior kitchen and an abundance […]

Lazydays Showcased on Travel Channel Show

Shopping for an RV at Lazydays is the focus a new reality show premiering Sunday (July  27) on the Travel Channel. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Big Time RV takes viewers behind the scenes at one of the the country’s largest recreational vehicle dealership as customers tour and test different makes and models, from $18,000 […]

GE Reports: Airstream CEO on Middle Markets

Editor’s Note: The following article appeared on the “GE Reports” blog offering an interview with Airstream Inc. President and CEO Bob Wheeler discussing the “middle market.” To read the entire article click here. Few products say ‘American’ more than the otherworldly curves of the silver Airstream trailer. Since the first one left the factory in the 1930s, it’s […]

FRVTA Scholarship Adds Eight New Students

The Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) board at its July meeting added eight new students to the FRVTA Scholarship. According to a press release, this brings the total number of participants in the scholarship program to 26 full-time and four part-time students. The FRVTA Scholarship began in the fall of 1990 and since that time over 100 students […]

RVSEF Training Session now Available Online

Walter Cannon, executive director of the Recreation Vehicle Safety & Education Foundation (RVSEF), today (July 23) announced the release of the organization’s first online training program: “Properly Matching Trucks/Trailers,” in partnership with the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA).  According to a press release, the program provides consumers with important information they need to know when purchasing […]

Wood Product Supplier Announces Expansion

Quality Hardwood Sales LLC, a manufacturer of dimensioned wood products, announced plans to expand its Indiana operations, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2016. According to a press release, the homegrown-Hoosier company will expand and equip its facility in Nappanee. Moving all production in house, the company plans to add 50,000 square feet to […]

Roadtrek Unveiling New Corporate Look, Logo

Kitchener, Ontario-based Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc., the leading Class B motorhome manufacturer in North America, officially unveiled its new corporate look and logo.  Roadtrek, currently marking its 40th year in business, has introduced several new products in the last couple of years while initiating styling updates throughout in its lineup. The E-Trek and TS Adventurous feature numerous technological advances and […]

‘Learning Center’ Awards 2014-15 Scholarship

Ashton Shropshire, a rising college sophomore who’s worked summers at Dandy RV Superstore in Anniston, Ala., since 2011, is the recipient of the Mike Molino RV Learning Center Scholarship for academic year 2014-15. Endowed through the Kindlund Family Foundation, the $2,500 award goes to a deserving RV company employee or their dependent enrolled in undergraduate […]