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Nexus RV Expands Locations, Starting In Texas

August 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Nexus RV LLC, a factory-direct manufacturer of Class C, Super C and Class B+ motorhomes based in Elkhart, Ind., announced another location for a factory showroom. Nexus RV will have products on display in Fort Worth, Texas, and it plans to keep growing locations in addition to its current remote facilities in Clearwater, Fla., and Temecula, Calif.. “Our strategy to give customers an opportunity to touch and feel our products is working”, said Claude Donati, president and co-founder of the company,... Read more

Supplier Carter’s Moving to Larger Goshen Site

August 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Dave Carter & Associates Florida Headquarters A recreational vehicle and manufactured housing supplier will soon move into a new facility in Goshen, Ind., after outgrowing its building in Elkhart, the Elkhart Truth reported. Dave Carter & Associates Inc., which distributes electrical and plumbing products to the RV industry, along with building products such as doors and trim to manufactured housing makers, needs more room than the 85,000 square feet at its current facility at 1136 Verdant... Read more

Go RVing Works To Promote Latino Expedition

August 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, announced on Friday (Aug. 22) its partnership with the Go RVing Coalition  in support of the 2014 @American_Latino Expedition to Grand Teton National Park.  Now in its second year, the expedition engages diverse audiences and inspires exploration and stewardship of America’s national parks, all the while highlighting American Latino culture, history, and contributions across the National Park System. The program... Read more

Airstream Recognizes Colonial as No. 1 Retailer

August 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

  Colonial Airstream’s crew gathers with Airstream’s Steve Hartman and Tim Maxwell. Airstream, which bills itself as the most recognized RV manufacturer in North America, visited its No.1-ranked U.S. retailer – Colonial Airstream – last week to formally present the dealership with a special recognition award for its 1,500th trailer sold and delivered in April of this year. This milestone was met in just over 10 years since they took on the iconic Airstream product lines, Airstream... Read more

Winnebago’s Potts Takes ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

  Winnebago’s Randy Potts raises money for ALS taking the ice bucket challenge While the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” craze roars — or splashes — on, Winnebago Industries Inc. Chairman, CEO and President Randy Potts took the challenge in an unusual way today (Aug. 22) – in the company’s motorhome water test booth.  Potts challenged the rest of the Winnebago executive team, who, after seeing Potts get drenched, declined to participate in the water. As a result of... Read more

Camping World Opens Toledo SuperCenter Site

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Camping World Inc.’s newest SuperCenter, located in Rossford, Ohio, and serving the Toledo market, officially opened for business today (Aug. 22) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony as well as refreshments and in-store specials. The location — officially named Camping World of Rossford, The Rossford SuperCenter — will join more than 100 other Camping World stores across the U.S. with nearby locations in Akron, Ohio, and Belleville, Mich. The store, located off I-75 and across a parking lot from... Read more

Lance Announces New Retail App To Aid Sales

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Lance app screen view Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. announced the official launch of their all-new retail product app, designed for all Windows 8-based devices. Gary Conley, national sales manager, said in a press release, “The app is designed to provide the retail salesperson and Lance customers, no matter where they are, the latest information on Lance Camper Mfg. Corp., our products and our services, and ultimately help customers ‘Discover The Lance Difference’.” Designed to be used... Read more

UVSLive Allows Dealers’ No-Meeting RV Sales

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

UVS Junction LLC announced in a press release that one of its clients shared “an amazing testimonial” about its cutting-edge UVSLive — an on-demand live-streaming demo tool that invites prospects from all over the country to “walk through inventory” with the dealer as if they were on the lot. Florida-based UVS Junction reported that UVSLive, a mobile app, is available in both iOS and Google Play stores. Typically, explained UVS Director Angie Celucci, the dealer gets a call from... Read more

WNI, Mobile RV Academy Plan 14 RV Courses

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Workamper News Inc., serving the Workamping RVer for more than 27 years, in partnership with the Mobile RV Academy, is producing 14 training events over the fall of 2014 and into the spring of 2015. Due to increased demand for professional training in the RV industry, Terry Cooper, the “Texas RV Professor” as well as an RVDA/RVIA Master Certified RV Technician and professional instructor/trainer, has created this five-day hands-on training course. During the five days, each student will... Read more

SSI: June Towable Registrations Increase 7.3%

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

According to the latest RV retail registrations report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), towables continued their upward climb in June. Total retail sales in June were 7.3% ahead of sales in June, 2013. For the first half of the year, towable sales were up 6.3%. According to SSI, the June growth came in travel trailers and fifth-wheels. • Sales for the high-volume travel trailer sector grew 10.7% for the month and 8.8% year-to-date. • Fifth-wheel registrations rose 0.9% in June and were up... Read more

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