Equine Motorcoach on Site at Noted Horse Show

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Equine Motorcoach four-horse model Equine Motorcoach will be part of the Lakota of Ohio display for the October 8-25 All American Quarter Horse Congress. “The display showcases the different ways horse enthusiasts can transport and live on the road,” said Ben Yates, national sales manager for Equine Motorcoach, in a press release. “We are looking forward to working with Gary Stites and his team from Lakota of Ohio again this year. We know that many horse show businesses use the living quarters... Read more

ARG Developing State-of-the-Art Service Center

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Artist’s rendering of ARG’s new state-0f-the-art service center Allied Recreation Group (ARG), manufacturer of Fleetwood RV, American Coach, Holiday Rambler and Monaco brand motorhomes, today (Oct. 6) announced the company’s plans to invest in significant renovation plans for a cutting-edge owner and visitor welcome center at its eastern service facility in Decatur, Ind. “We are excited about this substantial investment in service operations and the community because Decatur has... Read more

SLIDESHOW: RVIA Honors Coon’s 10-Year Term

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The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) held a celebration party during its board of director’s meeting in Savannah, Ga., marking President Richard Coon’s retirement after a 10-year term. Today’s slideshow offers a look at the event in the Hyatt Regency in Savannah. To view the slideshow scroll to the right side of the home page.  Read More →

Study: Hoosier Manufacturer Optimism Plateaus

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Results of an annual statewide survey in Indiana suggest “growing discontent” among Indiana employers in the $64 billion manufacturing industry. As reported by Inside Indiana Business, the report shows more respondents who felt optimistic during the economic recovery now feel the squeeze of regulatory, tax and work force pressures. The Indiana Manufacturing Survey is a collaboration among Indianapolis-based Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP, the Indiana University Kelley School of Business,... Read more

Winnebago Naming Roeder Production Manager

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Jim Roeder Winnebago Industries Inc. announced the promotion of Jim Roeder to production manager. According to a press release, Roeder is responsible for production on “Line One,” which produces primarily Class A gas engine motorhomes in the company’s main motorhome assembly facility. Roeder is a 21-year veteran of Winnebago. He started in production assembly and has since worked as a quality assurance technician and a manufacturing supervisor.  Read More →

Calif. Developer Opening $3M RV Park in Idaho

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Ted Caldwell believes in the city that shares his last name. So much, in fact, that even though the California-based real estate developer has never previously invested in Idaho, he has spent $3 million through his company to develop Canyon Springs RV Resort into a property that will attract traveling RVers as well as residents from existing RV parks in the greater Boise area. “We’re already attracting residents of other Boise area RV parks who tell us they are pleased to see a new high-quality... Read more Adding Hispanic Content

October 6, 2015 by · Leave a Comment has created new sections in Spanish and Portuguese with the hope of enticing more travelers to California’s privately owned and operated campgrounds. “We believe we are the first state campground association in the country to offer specific content in Spanish and Portuguese,” said Debbie Sipe, executive director of the California Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (CalARVC), in a press release. Sipe announced the new Spanish and Portuguese content today (Oct. 6)... Read more

Ford, UAW Avert Strike at F-150, Transit Facility

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Ford and the United Auto Workers (UAW) reached a new local tentative agreement at the Kansas City truck plant in Claycomo, Mo., days before a strike deadline that could have stopped production of the F-150 pickup. The Detroit Free Press reported that UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles announced that an agreement was reached and UAW Local 249 bargaining chairman Todd Hillyard also notified plant workers in a Facebook post. The plant also produces the Transit full-size commercial van. “I am happy... Read more

Alliance Coach Carries Riverside Travel Trailers

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Alliance Coach RV Sales and Service announced the addition of Riverside travel trailers to the dealership’s current selection of motorized and towable RVs. “Riverside’s towables are available at both our Florida and Georgia locations,” stated Alan Shapiro, co-owner of the dealership with his wife, Judy, in a press release. “With the roominess and comfort of the loft units that also include a residential refrigerator, it is the perfect travel trailer for a family with kids.” For... Read more

Report: Recent RV-Related Recalls from NHTSA

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Editor’s Note: The following is a list of recent RV-related recalls compiled by the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA). • Keystone RV Co. is recalling 3,585 model year 2008-2009 Big Sky, Challenger, Everest, Fuzion, Montana, and Raptor travel trailers and fifth-wheels equipped with an IOTA ITS-50R transfer switch. These transfer switches, used in vehicles wired to be powered by a generator, may fail when exposed to elevated electrical loads and used in higher ambient... Read more

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