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Genesis Supreme Introduces Retro Classic Line

August 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Genesis Supreme RV of Perris, Calif., announced the introduction of the Genesis Classic. The nostalgic travel trailer looks like a ’50s design from the outside with many of the needed amenities on the inside. “I want people to enjoy their trailer while driving to a campground and then at the campsite, so I thought how fun it would be to design and build a trailer for families to create great memories like families did when I was growing up,” said Pablo Carmona, president and designer at... Read more

Duncan Addition Part Of A Long-Term Strategy

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Lippert Components Inc. on Monday, (Aug. 18) announced its purchase of Elkhart, Ind.,-based Duncan Systems Inc., a distributor of replacement windshields, windows and awnings for the recreational vehicle and specialty truck markets, the Elkhart Truth reported in a follow-up story. The acquisition marks Lippert’s long-term strategy to enter the lucrative RV aftermarket business and gives the company a foothold in the insurance claim market, which is a large part of Duncan’s business, said Lippert... Read more

RVIA, ARVC Educating Cities On Park Models

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The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) are working together to try to educate municipalities across the U.S about the property-tax-exempt status of park model RVs, according to an announcement from ARVC. The two organizations are also collaborating in an effort to identify states where legislation can be developed specifically to exempt park models from property taxes. Such legislation became law in Utah last year, for... Read more

Inc. 5000 List Includes A Florida RV Dealership

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America Choice RV, an Ocala, Fla., dealership — which bills itself  a leader in providing recreational vehicles, as well as service and parts —announced it has made Inc.magazine’s Inc. 5000 list. The Inc. 5000 list consists of the top private companies in America with the fastest growth and has included Oracle, Intuit, Microsoft, Vizio, Timberland, Zappos.com and Under Armour over the years. The Inc. 5000 list recognized the recreational vehicle dealership and servicer as one of the... Read more

Keystone Looking At Goshen For New Facility

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Keystone RV is planning to build a new 120,000-square foot manufacturing facility in Goshen, Ind., according to plans it has filed with the city’s plan commission, the Elkhart Truth reported. The new plant would be built at 3425 Corrie Dr., north of C.R. 40 and south of Keystone’s existing complex at 2642 Hackberry Dr. It would initially employ about 100 new hires, said Keystone spokesman Jim Mac. The Goshen Plan Commission was slated to consider a zoning request for the project at its meeting... Read more

U.K. Van Converter Receives First New Transit

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British van conversion manufacturer Devon Conversions has taken delivery of its first new full-sized Ford Transit, which it says it will convert to create a “unique new layout” in a campervan.The company, which already makes a variety of elevating roof and high-top campervans based on Renault, Volkswagen, Mercedes and Fiat vans, said the arrival of the new Transit at its Durham factory marks the start of a new era for the motorhome maker, outandaboutlive.com reported.“The big Transit has great... Read more

Fees Waived To Mark Park Service 98th Anniv.

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On Aug. 25, the U.S. National Park Service turns 98 years old, and officials are waiving entrance fees that day and inviting everyone to join in the festivities taking place at the country’s 401 national parks Established in 1916, the National Park Service was created to care for all of the national parks throughout the country. According to the National Park Foundation, each park represents an important part of our collective identity. Some parks commemorate notable people and achievements,... Read more

Aplin Joins Jayco To Develop Toy Hauler Lines

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Aplin Jayco Inc. announced that Mike Aplin has joined the company as senior director of product development for Jayco’s toy-hauler product offerings. In making the announcement, Brad Whitehead, vice president of Jayco towable sales, said, “Mike is a perfect fit for Jayco. He’s an upstanding professional, he’s driven to win, and he’s widely recognized by dealers and his peers as an industry expert in the toy-hauler segment.” Aplin has been in the RV industry for 17 years, and has extensive... Read more

Camping World Opening New Toledo-Area Site

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Camping World Inc., the nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam LLC, the world’s largest RV owners organization, announced the grand opening of their national chain’s newest SuperCenter in Rossford, Ohio, in the Toledo market. The location, officially named Camping World of Rossford, will offer a wide array of RV sales, service, parts and accessories for the outdoor enthusiast. The Rossford SuperCenter will join more than 100 other locations across the U.S. with... Read more

Judge: City Can’t Treat RV Like It’s A Building

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A lakefront lot too small for a home but just the right size for an RV has survived a court dispute, according to a report by the Mankato (Minn.) Free Press. The city of Madison Lake, Minn. is appealing a recent Blue Earth County District Court ruling in the city’s six-year land usage dispute with Mid-Central Realty owners Scott and Patricia Mende and lakefront property owner Scott Schultz. The district court ruled that the city cannot restrict Schultz’s usage of an RV on the property... Read more

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