CalARVC Workshops Educating Park Operators

When operators make improvements to a campground or RV park, permits may be handled through a state agency, specifically the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) which has jurisdiction over campgrounds and RV parks. According to a press release from the California Association of RV Park & Campgrounds (CalARVC), in some locations, the [...]

NATDA to Host March Dealer Training Webinars

The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has officially launched its free Dealer Training Webinars for active members. According to a press release, NATDA’s dealer education is a member benefit helping dealers ultimately grow and increase sales for their business. NATDA plans on hosting webinars all throughout the year and currently has 7 webinars posted [...]

Chrysler Dealers Snatch up Diesel Ram Pickups

Chrysler Group dealers ordered more than 8,000 diesel-powered Ram 1500 pickups in the first weekend that they could do so — a figure that represents nearly half of the light-duty pickup’s normal monthly production. According to Automotive News, included in the orders placed between Feb. 7 and 10 were more than 400 diesel-powered half-ton pickups [...]

Ohio Camping World Construction on Schedule

Workers brave the cold and snow to build the steel frame of the new Camping World Inc. recreational vehicle store in Rossford, Ohio, which will be located next to Bass Pro Shops. According to a report by the Toledo Blade, the 30,000-square-foot store is to open in late spring. The $6 million project will include 13,450 [...]

UVS Junction Partnering with RV Education 101

UVS Junction announced that it has partnered with RV Education 101, offering the company’s training program and educational videos within its console video playlist. “Over the years our play list has grown and we currently have hundreds archived dating back to manufacturer brands in 2000,”  said UVS Junction Director Angie Cellucci in a press release. [...]

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 [...]

PRVCA Opening Space Sales For Hershey Show

The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association (PRVCA), host for America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa., reported strong response for space reservations since the release of the 2014 Show Drawing Kit. According to a press release, the deposit deadline to participate in the drawing is April 1, and the actual show drawing will be held [...]

U.S. Battery Adds New ‘Formulation’ to 12-Volts

U.S. Battery Manufacturing has added its exclusive XC2 formulation to the company’s US 24DCXC2, US 27DCXC2, and US 31DCXC2 12-volt heavy-duty batteries. Most commonly used in lift and access, floor machines, RV, and marine applications, the XC2 formulation provides a higher initial capacity and higher total energy delivery over the life of the battery. “Most [...]

Keystone Again Top Contributor to ‘United Way’

The employees of Goshen, Ind.-based Keystone RV Co. retained their status in 2013 as Elkhart County’s top contributor to the local United Way. According to a press release, United Way of Elkhart County president/CEO Bill Rieth recently presented Keystone President Matt Zimmerman with a distinguished service award. “Throughout the years Keystone has been a shining light [...]