Newell Unveils $2M Porsche-Designed Luxury Coach

Newell Coach has created the 2020 Newell Coach p50 1675, a $2 million luxury motorhome. Business Insider reported that the company has been crafting motorhomes for half a century, and the p50 was created to honor the company’s 50th anniversary. Newell also has a longstanding partnership with Porsche Design, which collaborated with Newell on the body […]

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RVIA Testifies to Amend Wash. State RV Length Limits

RV Industry Association (RVIA) Manager of Government Affairs Nick Rudowich recently testified in support of legislation that would amend the allowable length of a travel trailer in Washington state law from a current limit of 40 feet in length to a new limit of 46 feet in length. “Currently in Washington, travel trailers are limited […]

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RVillage Spirit of the Road RV Rally Set for Feb. 12-16

The RVillage “Spirit of the Road” Rally will take place Feb. 12-16 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground in Live Oak, Fla. According to a press release, the five-day event is sponsored by RVillage, a social network platform for recreational vehicle and nomadic lifestyle enthusiasts.  “We’re excited to fill this beautiful […]

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Travel Lite Introduces ‘Peak 9’ Trailer at Tampa Show

One of the more intriguing news stories at this year’s Florida RV SuperShow, held Jan. 15-19 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, had to do with new “Peak 9” truck campers and travel trailers on display at the Travel Lite Inc. display. The truck campers, designed to fit short-bed trucks, feature molded front caps, […]

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Cornwell: Florida RV, Park Sectors Experience ‘Boom’

RVs aren’t just for retirees anymore. As reported by the Business Observer, the recreational vehicle industry, from vehicle sales to RV parks, has expanded and is now attracting groups from working Baby Boomers to Millennials and more. The effects of the demographic shifts and increased demand are being particularly felt in Florida, where officials predict […]

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Equal-i-zer Hitch Earns 8th Gold TL Readers’ Choice

Equal-i-zer hitch announced that the company has received its eighth Gold Trailer Life Readers’ Choice Award. According to a press release, voting for the award is performed by readers of Trailer Life Magazine each summer to express opinions and share experiences with peers. Voting categories include favorite RV campgrounds, vehicles, and products that make life easier. […]

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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Up Less Than Expected

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continues to tighten even as job growth is slowing. CNBC reported that initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 211,000 for the week ended Jan. 18, the Labor Department said on Thursday […]

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Take the ‘2020 RVB/Wells Fargo RV Industry Survey’

With 2019 in the rearview mirror and the bulk of 2020 on the horizon, RVBusiness magazine and Wells Fargo CDF are again reaching out to the North American RV arena by circulating the “2020 RVB/Wells Fargo RV Industry Survey.” This short digital questionnaire is designed to take the pulse of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, dealers and […]

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RVIA Urges Members to Join RVs Move America Week

  RVs Move America Week, taking place May 31 through June 4 in downtown Washington, DC., is a time when the RV industry comes together to not only chart the future of the RV Industry Association (RVIA), but also deliver a united voice heard on Capitol Hill. RVIA News & Insights reported that the annual […]

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