Sale in the Works for RV Furniture Maker REM Industries

RV industry custom furniture supplier REM Industries is being sold to Goshen businessman Justin Moyer, according to Robert Miller, REM owner and CEO. Moyer is Miller’s son-in-law. “This business has always been a family business and I always wanted it to stay that way,” Miller said. “Justin makes that possible and the whole REM family […]

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RVIA: August RV Wholesale Shipments Increase 17.3% YoY

The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) August 2020 survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments ended the month with 39,489 units, an increase of 17.3% from the 33,674 units shipped in August 2019. Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 35,561 units for the month, an increase of 20.8% compared to last August’s total of 29,448 […]

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Winnebago Announces Key Executive Management Changes

Winnebago Industries Inc. (NYSE:WGO) today (Sept. 25) announced several executive management changes including the appointment of Huw Bower as president of Winnebago Outdoors, effective Oct. 12, as well as the promotion of Brian Hazelton to Senior Vice President, Winnebago-brand RVs (both motorhomes and towables), reporting directly to Bower. As a result of these changes, the […]

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American Axle Plant Fire Prompts GM to Plan Contingencies

American Axle and Manufacturing’s Colfor Manufacturing plant in Malvern, Ohio, caught fire Tuesday (Sept. 22) in a blaze that could impact General Motors operations, according to a report by Automotive News. “Our thoughts are with the local community and everyone who has been affected by this tragic event,” a GM spokesman said in an e-mailed […]

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Virtual SEMA360 Announces Educational Seminar Schedule

The SEMA360 Education Program will feature more than 30 professional development seminars and candid conversations with industry-leading celebrities and personalities. Each session will take place in SEMA360, the new industry event that is 100% online on Nov. 2-6. Attendees will be able to sign up for an unlimited number of seminars at no additional cost, when registering […]

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RVIA’s Baker to Host ‘Maximizing Your Membership’ Webinar

Members of the RV Industry Association (RVIA) have access to a wide array of resources from the latest RV industry research and consumer insights to educational trainings and seminar to subject matter experts for all your standards and government affairs needs. And that’s just scratching the surface. From 2-3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, RVIA Senior […]

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California to Mandate Zero-Emission Sales of New Vehicles

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday (Sept. 23), signed an executive order which will move the state away from fossil fuels, according to a News & Insights report by the RV Industry Association (RVIA). The order will require sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035 and has additional provisions to eliminate […]

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RVDA Supports Enhanced Visitor Services at National Parks

The RV Dealers Association (RVDA) submitted comments to the federal record recently supporting proposed revisions to National Park Service (NPS) rules designed to enhance the visitor experience at National Parks, the Fairfax, Va.-based association announced. The rules would provide concessioners with more flexibility to add new services and encourage additional investment in visitor service facilities, […]

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Tesla ‘Battery Day’ Promises 56% Reduction In Battery Cost

Tesla’s anticipated “Battery Day” revealed a variety of modest improvements to battery technology which together promise a significant drop in battery cost, a decent increase in battery capacity, and potential big results, according to reporting by senior contributor Brad Templeton at Forbes.com. As hinted, these improvements are not shipping tomorrow — some are not even in […]

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RVIA: Benefits of a State Outdoor Recreation Office, Part 4

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth and final part of a series by the RV Industry Association (RVIA) on the benefits of having an outdoor recreation office in state governments.  RV Industry Association’s Legislative Analyst Ashley Brinkman recently presented to the Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Task Force on the RV industry’s efforts to establish Offices of Outdoor Recreation […]

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