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Congressional Action Seen on GSP Renewal

It appears that Congressional leadership is preparing to consider a number of trade agreements including the renewal of the Globalized System of Preferences (GSP), which provides duty-free treatment for U.S. imports including products used by the RV industry such as...

MVP RV Rolls Out '12 Sonoma Trailer Lineup

Riverside, Calif.-based MVP RV Inc. announced today (June 30) the introduction of the all-new 2012 Sonoma travel trailer line. “Sonoma was developed with a clear direction and vision – affordability,” said Mark McFadden, Sonoma national sales and product manager. “We...

FRVTA Sets Space Drawing for SuperShow

The Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) will hold the space drawing Aug. 2-4 for the mid-January 2012 Florida RV SuperShow, according to a news release. FRVTA said that each manufacturer that has returned their contract with a deposit will be called during the...

RVDA Confab to Offer Panel on Fuel Prices

Chief economist John Felmy of the American Petroleum Institute (API) will explore the various factors that affect fuel prices and help dealers navigate the issue of volatility in the oil market during a special panel discussion at the 2011 RV Dealers International...

Jayco Australia Unveils Double-Slide Trailer

On the heels of the 2011 Sterling travel trailer launch by Jayco Australia comes the release of the new Double Slideout Sterling. According to the builder, which is an affiliate of Middlebury, Ind.-based Jayco Inc., the innovative Double Slideout Sterling brings “even...

Ore. Dealership Steers Through Downturn

Dramatic declines in sales of travel trailers and motor coaches during the 2007-09 recession forced some dealers and manufacturers to close their doors in the Bend, Ore., area. But, according to a report in The Bulletin, Chris Jackson, co-owner and general manager of...

RVIA Selects Candidates for Board Election

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) Nominating Committee has selected a slate of 15 candidates who will be vying for seven seats on the board during the association’s elections taking place in August. Seven candidates are in the running...