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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 […]
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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 this year’s Sept. 24-27 Elkhart RV Dealer Open House. According to a press release, Travel Lite RV will be hosting a private EVOKE preview for dealers […]
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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 […]
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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  per month for five gigabytes of monthly data or 0 for one year of unlimited data. The 4G LTE feature allows RVers to connect their smartphones or tablets to the […]
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As it turns out, the acquisition of Jayco Inc. two years ago might have been Thor Industries Inc.’s most compelling asset during its negotiations to acquire Germany-based Erwin Hymer Group (EHG), a move that was announced today (Sept. 18). In both cases, said Thor President and CEO Bob Martin, family members for Jayco and EHG […]
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Thor Industries Inc. and the shareholders of Erwin Hymer Group SE (EHG) today (Sept. 18) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Thor to acquire Erwin Hymer Group, a privately held international company, for an enterprise value of approximately [201].45 billion, with the purchase price to be funded with cash and equity. […]
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Barb Krumm, director of marketing and public relations at Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., could breathe a sigh of relief on Monday (Sept. 17) after Tropical Storm Florence passed through. “We escaped the brunt of the storm, but there is a lot of debris in the park and a few trees that fell over. […]
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Bremen, Ind.-based Innovator RV announced the appointment of industry veteran Johnny Hernandez as vice president of sales and marketing, according to a press release. “We are extremely pleased with the addition of Johnny to our company,” stated Phil Biscan, who co-founded the startup company with Randy Carr. “Johnny has held executive positions in several companies […]
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Addressing the growing need for connectivity in RVs, Keystone RV Co. is equipping its entire towable lineup with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi ready capability. Set to roll out at the Sept. 24-27 Elkhart RV Open House, the new Furrion technology offers an antenna that integrates 4G LTE and Wi-Fi with standard VHF/UHF/AM/FM reception. According to […]
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The IMHA/RVIC held a successful fundraising event for the Senate Majority Campaign Committee (SMCC) on Monday (Sept. 18) at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind., featuring new President Pro Tempore of the Indiana Senate Rodric Bray; new Senate Majority Floor Leader Mark Messmer; and Elkhart area State Senator Blake Doriot, a key member of […]
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Camping World Holdings Inc. Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis issued a vote of confidence in his RV and camping accessory retailer when he bought a chunk of its stock on Friday (Sept. 14), according to a CNBC report.  “I set up the bid and I ended up only with 25,000 shares. I was kind of disappointed,” Lemonis, […]
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China has hit back at the U.S. with a fresh series of tariffs less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on 0 billion worth of Chinese goods. Business Insider reported that the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday (Sept. 18) that it would levy tariffs of between 5% and 10% on billion […]
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