Month: September 2020

RVIA’s Ashurst Set to Speak at Derema Group Virtual Show

James Ashurst Derema Group, which represents many top marine and RV brands, is hosting a virtual show to display new products on Sept. 23 from noon to 6 p.m., according to reporting by Reagan Haynes of Trade Only Today, which was posted by the RV Industry Association (RVIA). SHOWUP2020 LIVE! will be hosted and 11-time Emmy award-winning broadcaster and producer, Lou ...

Regulatory & Safety Compliance Virtual Seminar Set to Go

The RV Industry Association (RVIA) will host its first ever Regulatory & Safety Compliance Virtual Seminar, open to all association members, according to a News & Insights report by the RVIA. Due to COVID-19, this virtual seminar is replacing the Regulatory & Safety Compliance Seminar (formerly the NHTSA Seminar) that was postponed due to the status of the pandemic back ...

AAA: Gasoline Demand Plummets to Nearly 12-Week Low

The latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) report measures gasoline demand at 8.3 million b/d, which is the lowest level since mid-June, according to a report by AAA. As demand dropped for a second week, so did gasoline supply levels – down nearly 3 million bbl to 231 million bbl. While consistently decreasing week-over-week, supplies also sit at a 3 million ...

‘Winter Texans’ Can Expect Changes this Year Due to COVID

A shelter-in-place order on Monday (Sept. 14) was lifted for adults in Hidalgo County, but the county judge told BorderReport.com that measures are still in place to protect vulnerable populations, like the elderly, from COVID-19, and to safely accommodate and welcome back retired Winter Texans who soon are expected to return to South Texas, and who come not only for ...

RV Rental Boom Creates Bumpy Road For Travel Agents

A recreational vehicle campsite. (Photo credit: Tracks & Trails) Bolstered by the summer's surge in demand for domestic, drive-only vacations, the recreational vehicle travel sector is continuing to boom well into the fall, according to a report at TravelWeekly.com. According to peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace RVshare, RV bookings were up 95% year over year for Labor Day weekend and 123% ...

Jellystone Park Reservations Rebound with Double-Digit Rise

Same-park reservations at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts franchises are up 11% over 2019, despite many campgrounds not fully operating until June, according to a release from the Cincinnati-based organization. Families visiting a Jellystone Park for the first time, as well as investments owners are making in their campgrounds, are driving much of the record growth. Jellystone Park is North ...

Camping World Kicks Off Free Concert Series Tonight

Camping World Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CWH), the nation’s largest network of RV-centric retail locations, is sponsoring a free virtual weekly concert series, titled "Taking the Highways Across America," bringing viewers performances from top recording artists to watch from the comfort of their homes and/or RVs. Taking the Highways Across America will be hosted by Ambassador of Country Music, Shawn Parr, ...

Video: Travelers Escape Oregon Fires To Idaho RV Parks

https://youtu.be/q6ulIDSZPng Many people who have been displaced from their homes in Oregon are looking for refuge here in Idaho, according to a report by Ariana Pyper at KBOI News 2 in Boise. Hotels and RV parks across the valley are filling up with visitors from Oregon and even California. CBS2 talked to the owner of the Neat Retreat in Fruitland, Derrick Vandeberg, who ...

Wildfires Stall Busy Summer for Most Parks in California

Fairfield, California/USA – Aug. 19, 2020: The LNU Lightning Complex Fires burn through a neighborhood forcing residents to evacuate. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis some western states are fighting two disasters, trying to stop the spread of the virus while also containing massive wildfires that have sprung up due to dry, hot, windy conditions. As of today (Sept. 15), more ...

Camping World Announces Goals, Initiatives & ’21 Outlook

In conjunction with Camping World Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CWH) 2020 Investor Presentation conference call scheduled for noon today (Sept. 15), the company has released an informational video and slide presentation that is available on the Investor Relations section of its website that contains its long-term goals, initiatives and 2021 outlook highlights, which are outlined below: The company believes it can ...

Dealer Registration Opens for Virtual RVDA Convention/Expo

The transition of the 2020 RV Dealer Convention/Expo to a virtual event from November 9-20 is underway, according to a press release from the RV Dealers Association (RVDA). Dealer registration is open and includes options for both individual and multiple dealership personnel. The virtual convention will provide education workshops, Vendor Training +Plus sessions, and offer an interactive exhibit hall with ...

2020 Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Nominations Sought

The Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association of Canada, (RVDA) in conjunction with Camping Canada's RV Lifestyle Magazine and Camping Canada's Dealer News, has extended the deadline to submit nominees for the 2020 Walter Paseska RV Dealer of the Year, according to a press release from the RVDA. The organization is inviting nominations from across Canada. Established in1989 by Camping Canada, and ...

107,000 Attendees Visited Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrPeff5OpgQ This year’s Caravan Salon Düsseldorf has provided impressive proof that caravanning as a way of holiday-making inspires people and that trade fairs can be held successfully even in Corona times, according to a press release from the organizers. Messe Düsseldorf, the Germany-based event venue, and the Caravaning Industrie Verband e. V. (CIVD), essentially the European RV industry association, can ...

RVB Seeking Input for Its Upcoming ‘RV of the Year’ Issue

RVBusiness magazine staff and trusted advisors annually select an “RV of the Year” along with four finalists and another 20 “Top Debut” recipients reflecting the best of the North American recreational vehicle industry’s new product offerings for the latest model year. We intend on doing the same this year for RVB's November/December issue, but because of the obvious obstacles that ...

TAXA Outdoors Introduces 2021 ‘Mobile Human Habitats’

The TAXA Mantis (Photo Credit: TAXA Outdoors) Forbes.com contributor Everett Porter discovered the distinctive and groundbreaking designs of TAXA Outdoors a couple of years ago at The New York Times Travel Show in Manhattan. "I found myself captivated by a quirkily shaped vehicle called a Mantis Camper with a birch plywood interior, large windows and pop-up screened roof. It was ...

Longtime RV Industry Veteran Larry Farver Passes Away

Larry Farver Larry E. Farver, 80, who had a long career with several RV industry companies, died Sept. 9, 2020 at Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital, according to an obituary published by The Goshen News. He was born on Dec. 16, 1939, in Hamilton, Ind., to Marcellus L. and Eula M. (McCool) Farver and graduated from Ashley High School in 1958. On ...

Navistar Board to Consider Revised Proposal from TRATON

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV), Lisle, Ill., today (Sept. 14) issued a statement from its Board of Directors regarding the revised proposal from TRATON SE. Navistar's Board of Directors, after careful consideration with the assistance of its financial and legal advisors, has unanimously concluded that while TRATON's revised proposal of $43 per share significantly undervalues the company and substantial synergies from ...

Report: Automotive Dealers Expect Record Recovery in Q3

Despite the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, franchised dealers were far rosier about the U.S. sales market in the third quarter than they were in the spring — a "record-breaking" turnaround on Cox Automotive's quarterly Dealer Sentiment Index survey, according to a report by Automotive News. Dealers reported record-low optimism on Cox's second-quarter poll, taken in late ...

Video: ‘RV Lifestyle’ Discovers ‘Amish Crack’ in Michiana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hjd2WxoUGAE&feature=youtu.be&mc_cid=ad0b323575&mc_eid=a260ff6172 Mike and Jennifer Wendland, Michigan-based RVers and creator of the RV Lifestyle website, podcast and YouTube channel, recently visited Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan where they camped at Goff Lake RV Campground in Marcellus, Mich., plus the couple discovered a delicious sweet from a bakery locals call "Amish Crack."

Report: NHTSA Issues Latest Weekly List of RV Recalls

The following is the latest list of RV recalls complied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA): • Newmar Corporation is recalling 732 2018-2019 Essex and New Aire, 2019 Dutch Star, London Aire, Mountain Aire, and Ventana motorhomes. The instrument panel brightness cannot be adjusted, possibly causing glare when driving at night. As such, these vehicles fail to comply ...

Way Interglobal Announces Additions to Service Teams

Way Interglobal, the Elkhart, Ind.-based supplier of a variety of appliances, electronics, furnishings and other components for the RV and other industries, has announced several new hires and promotions to the company's service teams. “As our business continues to grow with new products, more RV manufacturer relationships, and increased aftermarket sales, we have responded by adding to our office and ...

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