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NeXus Posts Record at Hershey; Sales Rise 50%

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NeXus RV reported strong sales results from the recently completed America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa., including an increase in sales of over 50%, representing the best show NeXus RV has had in its eight years as an RV manufacturer. Boat N RV represented NeXus RV products at Hershey, displaying NeXus Class C Viper and Phantom, Super C’s Ghost and Wraith, the Class A Maybach, rear diesel Bentley and the all-new Class A diesel Evoque. “We had a strong number of buyers and there seemed... Read more

‘Sunset Park’ Will Show New Line at Open House

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Shipshewana, Ind.-based Sunset Park RV, announced it will be growing its product line while also adding two new regional sales managers in response to demand. Vice President of Sales and Marketing Bobby Fish said in a press release, “We will be debuting new floorplans, new options, and unveiling our newest line, the Liberty Independence.” He added, “Sunset Park RV is a unique company. It’s not very often where you see the owner of the company hop on the line and show the... Read more

FRVTA & Learning Center Renew Online Training

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The Mike Molino RV Learning Center and the Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) have partnered to provide online video-based training for RV dealership personnel through the Distance Learning Network (DLN) for the 13th consecutive year. According to a press release, the DLN represents a convenient and cost-effective way to provide dealership training. Dealers taking a yearly subscription to the DLN receive unlimited access to more than 40 training sessions, coursework reviews, and test preparation... Read more

Thetford to Demo Sani-Con at Supplier Showcase

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Thetford will be displaying its new Sani-Con Turbo system at the 4th Annual Supplier Showcase as part of next week’s Elkhart RV Open House. According to a press release, the showcase will be located at 2800 Northland Drive, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 25-26. “It dramatically improves what RVers say is the worst part of the lifestyle,” said Thetford’s Senior Product Manager Derry Yourman. “Hands down, the permanently-mounted Sani-Con Turbo system delivers the industry’s most-convenient,... Read more

KOA’s O’Rourke Joins NERVDA Facebook Show

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Toby O’Rourke “RVing in New England” welcomes Toby O’Rourke, president of Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA), to its online talk show tonight (Sept. 19). The show airs at 7 p.m. EDT every Wednesday evening on the the New England RV Dealers Association’s (NERVDA) Facebook page: www.facebook.com/rvinginnewengland. The show was launched earlier this year to expand awareness of NERVDA and has quickly became a fan favorite with 10,000-plus Facebook fans and followers. “Toby... Read more

Regency Adding Meredith as Western Sales Mgr.

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Larry Meredith Luxury motorhome builder Regency RV announced that Larry Meredith has been appointed regional sales manager, western region, for the Regency line and its newly acquired National Traveler brand.   According to a press release, he will be responsible for new business development, sales training and assisting dealers with their customers. Meredith brings over 41 years of RV industry management and sales experience to the company having worked for some of the best-known... Read more

Thor’s Martin Sees ‘Mutual Benefits’ with Hymer

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Thor President and CEO Bob Martin “Synergy” might have been one of the more often used terms by officials during Thor Industries Inc.’s conference call with investors Tuesday (Sept 18) following the announcement earlier that morning that the firm had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Erwin Hymer Group (EHG), Europe’s largest RV manufacturer, for approximately $2.45 billion in cash and equity. Expected to close by the end of this year, the combined company would create the... Read more

Campers Inn Adds Capital RV To Dealer Network

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Jacksonville, Fla.-based Campers Inn RV announced the addition of Capital RV Centers Inc. to its dealer network, upping the number of sites to over 20 locations across the U.S.  According to a press release, Capital RV is a full-service dealership serving RVers in the Upper Midwest with two locations in North Dakota. Headquartered in in Bismarck, the company also operates a store in Minot. Woody’s RV World, a Canadian dealership chain, will remain as a partner in both North... Read more

MORryde & Samlex Join 4th ‘Supplier Showcase’

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Elkhart’s 4th Supplier Showcase announced the addition of MORryde International and Samlex America to the list of suppliers displaying new and innovating products on Sept. 25-26 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at 3104 County Road 6, Elkhart, Ind. “We are excited to add MORryde and Samlex to the list of premier, blue-chip suppliers that will be supporting the 2018 Elkhart Open House week.” said John Hawkins, aftermarket sales manager of BAL R.V. Products div of Norco Industries. “We now represent... Read more

Travel Lite EVOKE Trailer Debuts at Open House

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Travel Lite RV (TLRV) is entering the full-size towable market for the first time in its 20-year history with the debut of its 2020 EVOKE travel trailer line at next week’s Elkhart RV Dealer Open House. According to a press release, Travel Lite RV will be hosting a private EVOKE preview for dealers at 6 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 23). For more information visit Travelliterv.com/RSVP. “With the industry leaning towards repeating the same look over and over again, year after year, our EVOKE comes... Read more

Heartland Landmark Intros 6 Floorplans for 2019

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Landmark Concord interior Marking a 15-year history of innovation in the luxury fifth-wheel sector, Elkhart, Ind.-based Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC’s flagship Landmark 365 continues to stay in step with consumer demand with six 2019 floorplans rolling out at next week’s Elkhart RV Open House. Heartland president Chris Hermon noted, “The Landmark was the brand that introduced Heartland to the RV industry when the company launched in 2004. It’s a true flagship fifth-wheel and has... Read more

Keystone Bullet Features Coastal Cottage Decor

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Keystone RV Co.’s 2019 Bullet lineup will feature a new Coastal Cottage interior decor, replacing the brand’s brown color scheme. According to a press release, the Coastal Cottage theme is designed to reflect brightness and tranquility similar to the trending Coastal home design. “Based on the feedback from RV shows, customers are asking for a look more like the current homes being built, as well as a lighter feel on the inside. The majority of the industry is using dark brown cabinets... Read more

Gulf Stream’s V-Class Trailers Post Strong Sales

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Nappanee, Ind.-based Gulf Stream Coach Inc. reported that its fiberglass ultra-lightweight Vista Cruiser and Vintage Cruiser are enjoying strong sales this year. According to a press release, Gulf Stream’s “V-Class” has posted over 6,000 units sold to date. The latest addition to the line is the retro-inspired Vintage Cruiser offering several retro color schemes and a nostalgic “Knotty Pine” paneled interior.  Both Vista Cruiser and Vintage Cruiser brands feature... Read more

Airstream Adds AT&T ‘4G LTE’ to Classic Lineup

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Airstream Inc. has partnered with AT&T to offer 4G LTE connectivity on its line of 2019 Classic travel trailers. According to a press release, AT&T data plans start at $25 per month for five gigabytes of monthly data or $360 for one year of unlimited data. The 4G LTE feature allows RVers to connect their smartphones or tablets to the Airstream’s Wi-Fi hotspot and remotely monitor and control temperature and lighting through the Smart Control mobile app. “The... Read more

‘SylvanSport’ Continues to Expand Dealer Body

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SylvanSport announced the addition of three dealers to its national network, representing the company’s versatile GO Adventure Camper.  According to a press release, new dealers include VR Rive-Nord, Lanoraie, Quebec, Canada; Terry’s RV Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; and TRX RV – Martensville, Saskatchewan, Canada Vice President of Sales Earl Hunter stated, “We’ve always known that the GO is an amazing and comfortable way to get out and GO.... Read more

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