Automakers Push to Reopen Plants with Testing, Masks

Global automakers reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic are accelerating efforts to restart factories from Wuhan to Maranello to Michigan, using safety protocols developed for China, according to a report today (April 9) by Automotive News. Certain safety measures differ from manufacturer to manufacturer. Ferrari said on Wednesday (April 8) it would offer voluntary blood tests […]

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RVIA Webinar on Consumer Confidence Set for April 15

The RV Industry Association (RVIA) is hosting a Q&A webinar at 2 pm (Eastern), April 15, with Dr. Richard Curtin, PhD, as he discusses consumer confidence in the wake of COVID-19. A longtime RV industry analyst and director of the survey of consumers at the University of Michigan, Dr Curtin will share the latest data […]

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Q&A with Outdoor Industry Association’s Aangeenbrug

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is an excerpt of a report by SNEWS.com, published today (April 9), in which the outdoor trade media outlet interviews Lise Aangeenbrug, the director of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), whose 1,300 members include such major manufacturers and retailers as REI, Eddie Bauer, The North Face, Patagonia and Dick’s Sporting Goods. […]

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Canada Dealer Donates RVs for Quarantined Workers

Many front line workers, including those in healthcare, are facing COVID-19 head-on. But that has left them afraid to go home to their families at night because there is a fear of exposing them to the virus. Pine Acres RV in Moncton, a city in New Brunswick, Canada, has come up with a potential solution, […]

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Idaho Pauses RV Registrations Due to Service Reset

Recreational vehicle registrations will be paused in April as the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation implements a new, online system to provide faster transactions and better service, according to a Wednesday (April 8) report by the Kootenai Valley Times. From April 10-20, customers will have limited ability to register their recreational vehicles or obtain […]

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Covercraft Expands Production of Pandemic Equipment

Covercraft Industries LLC, a leading manufacturer of automotive, marine and RV protection products, is bringing its Wichita Falls, Texas-based production facility back online to expand the production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) due to increased demand and need during the COVID-19 crisis. The company began PPE production in its Oklahoma facility on March 30 and […]

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REV Group Extends Goodwill Repair Coverage on RVs

REV Group Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, announced Wednesday (April 8) its RV brands have each issued a warranty extension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the company, Fleetwood RV, American Coach, Holiday Rambler, Monaco, Renegade RV, Lance Camper and Midwest Automotive Designs are providing 60 days of extended warranty goodwill repair […]

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Cummins Foundation Issues Grants to Area Non-Profits

The Cummins Foundation, the Columbia, Ind.-based company’s charitable giving organization, is issuing emergency grants to non-profits addressing the needs of families and children impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, the organization announced today (April 8). The grants are targeted in cities in which the company is a critical employer with a significant role in the prosperity […]

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RVB.com Posts Kruggel Lawton, Barnes & Thornburg

In an effort designed to assist the RV industry in navigating financial waters during these uncertain times, RVBusiness magazine has partnered with law firm Barnes & Thornburg LLP and accounting firm Kruggel Lawton CPA by providing the professional guidance of both companies regarding the recently passed CARES Act as well as the Payroll Protection Program […]

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