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Allison Transmission Sees 2Q Income, Sales Dip

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Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. reported net sales of $511 million for its second quarter representing a 5% decrease from the same period in 2014. The company has attributed the decrease in sales to lower demand in the global off-highway and defense end markets. Adjusted net income for the quarter was $98 million compared to $117 million for the same period in 2014, a decrease of $19 million. The decrease was principally driven by $25 million of premiums and expenses on the tender offer and redemption... Read more

Lance Adds Enhancement to Retail Product App

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Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. has announced the latest feature enhancement to their retail product app, originally launched last summer. According to a press release, the new Lance Retail Dealer Locator addition compliments the original features, which included product and company information. The application is compatible with all major mobile devices running on Apple, Android and Microsoft operating systems. “Whether it’s being used to locate the closest Lance parts and service center or... Read more

Friday is Last Chance for HOF Induction Signup

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With only a week until the 2015 RV/MH Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Hall of Fame, is urging industry members to make their reservations now and also the sign up for RV/MH Golf Classic. According to a press release, both the Golf Classic and the RV/MH Hall of Fame’s annual Induction Dinner will be held on Aug. 3 in Elkhart, Ind. Searer also urges attendees to sign up online for the Induction Dinner and Golf Tournament, or to become a sponsor by visiting www.rvmhhalloffame.org. “Registering... Read more

WFCO Launching E-Bulletins for OEMs, Dealers

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WFCO Electronics, a leading supplier of RV power conversion products, is expanding its communications outreach to RV manufacturers and dealers with regular e-bulletins that will provide news, information and the latest product updates. “While we have been in the industry for 40 years, we’ve always been a low-profile supplier,” said WFCO Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tom Ryan. “However, we are finding that many people don’t know our history of innovation and, with the growing expansion... Read more

Learning Center’s RV Technician is Now Online

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The Mike Molino RV Learning Center has revamped its bimonthly digital magazine RV Technician into a subscription-based online resource now known as “RV Technician Today,” accessible at www.rvtechniciantoday.com. According to a press release, subscribers to the digital format have been notified by e-mail about the upgrade and been given a free six-month extension on their existing subscriptions. “RV Technician Today” will continue to provide technical articles and the latest... Read more

CWI is Opening Three Former Raper RV Outlets

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Camping World Inc. and Good Sam Enterprises LLC announced the openings of three new supercenters in London, Ohio, Richmond, Ind. and Fairfield, Ohio. According to a press release, all three supercenters are former Tom Raper RV locations. Camping World finalized the acquisition in March. The stores will be holding grand opening events July 30 through Aug. 8 and are joining a dealer network that spans over 100 U.S. locations. The release noted that the outlets offer a Camping World retail store... Read more

Entegra Coach Unveils New Interactive Website

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Middlebury, Ind.-based Entegra Coach rolled out a redesigned, responsive website with a completely different look and feel than its previous website. According to a press release, the site features new interactive and user-friendly elements and is designed to automatically optimize across all user devices, including desktops, smartphones and tablets. The revamped site, found at www.EntegraCoach.com, has a refreshed visual design and provides an optimal user experience fitting to the luxury position... Read more

VIDEO 1: Keystone Engineers Quality, Durability

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Today’s video is part of the “Complete Choice” series by Keystone RV Co. offering an up-close look at the the builder’s commitment to quality engineering and product testing. To view the video click here or scroll to the right side of the RVBUSINESS.com home page. To view other “Complete Choice” videos click here.  Read More →

Winnebago Appoints Zack Huey DSM Associate

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Zack Huey Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries Inc. has named Zack Huey district sales manager associate. According to a press release, Huey is responsible for organizing sales events, helping create and prepare sales promotions, assisting with the promotion and sales of Winnebago’s products, and preparing market studies. A native of Clear Lake, Iowa, Huey graduated from NIACC with an associate degree in business. He was previously employed in rental management and sales at Clear Lake... Read more

RVIA: Shipments Up 3% in June; Rise 5.5% YTD

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Wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs improved modestly in the June survey of manufacturers, rising 1% over the previous month and up 2.9% over the June total one year ago.  June’s increase reversed May’s small decline and returned RV shipments to its more recent trend line. Through June, RV wholesale shipments have now risen to 202,653 units, ahead of last year’s results by 5.5%. At a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of nearly 370,000 units, the mid-year total was the best since... Read more

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