EverGreen Amped Toy Hauler Earns Recognition

Middlebury, Ind.-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC announced that its Amped toy hauler has been named a “2014 Best of Show” from RV Pro Magazine. The award was announced in the January issue of the magazine. “We are thrilled that our Amped toy hauler was named Best of Show by RV Pro Magazine,” said EverGreen RV President [...]

Work and Play Debuts New ‘Catalyst’ Toy Hauler

Extending its reputation for “super-duty” construction, Work and Play launched its Catalyst line of fifth-wheel toy haulers at January’s Florida RV Supershow sporting three robust 42-foot floorplans. “For the past two years, Work and Play has been the top-selling travel trailer toy hauler,” said Kevin Finn, general manager for the Goshen, Ind.-based division of Forest [...]

Building Tied to RV History May be Demolished

One of the oldest buildings with ties to Elkhart, Indiana’s RV legacy may soon be torn down. The Elkhart Truth reported that while the move is only preliminary, the city of Elkhart is looking at the possibility of demolishing the old Schult Warehouse at 1830 S. Main Street. The building’s history dates back more than 115 [...]

Winnebago Introducing New Solei Diesel-Pusher

Winnebago Industries has introduced its all-new Solei Class A diesel-pusher motorhome, offering two floorplans, the 34T and 38R. According to a press release, the Solei is built on Freightliner XCS chassis featuring a 340-hp Cummins diesel engine coupled with a six-speed Allison transmission.  The interior is set off by polished Corian galley countertops, coffee-glazed cabinetry, LED ceiling lights and [...]

TriMas Reports Record Revenue in 4Q, Full Year

TriMas Corp., parent to Cequent Performance Products, today (Feb. 20) reported record revenue for its fourth quarter and full year, ended Dec. 31. Fourth-quarter sales from continuing operations totaled $323.4 million, an increase of 7.4% compared to fourth quarter 2012. Net income from continuing operations attributable to TriMas was $6.9 million, or 15 cents per [...]

Progressive Dynamics Marking 50th Anniversary

Progressive Dynamics Inc., a privately owned corporation based in Marshall, Mich., is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, according to a press release. First to develop a modern converter for the RV industry, the company now manufactures power centers, power conversion and battery management solutions for RV, specialty and marine industries.  Some power converters feature Progressive Dynamics’ patented Charge [...]

Woodbury: Backup Cameras a Necessity for A’s

Editor’s Note: In an effort to check the pulse of the North American RVer on a more regular basis, RVBUSINESS.com is posting this “RVing Tip of the Day” from veteran industry journalist Chuck Woodbury’s popular RVtravel.com consumer site, which draws a quarter of a million unique visitors a month. Like many rigs, my RV came [...]

Thor Buys Plant to Grow Motorhome Operations

Thor Industries Inc. today (Feb. 18) announced an expansion of production capacity for its motorhomes through an agreement to purchase a 220,000-square-foot facility located in Elkhart, Ind., formerly used to produce Monaco towable recreational vehicles and owned by Allied Specialty Vehicles Inc. According to a press release, the additional production capacity will be used to meet [...]

AmeriGo Adds 5 High-Profile Dealers to Network

AmeriGO RV Club, the newest RV consumer organization in the RV industry launched in August 2013, today (Feb.19) announced the addition of five new RV dealers to its coast-to-coast RV dealership network. “As we continue to evolve, we are thrilled to introduce these highly respected and high quality dealerships to our ever-growing RV dealership network [...]