September 2014
Volume 39 - Number 2



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September 2014                                                             The Voice of the RV Industry Since 1975                                                  Volume 39 - Number 2

RVIA official: RV open house worth a billion in sales
In the Industry News Section [ Read Article ]

Latest Headline in RV News Digest Posted on September 19, 2014 [ More Articles ]
California : La Mesa RV Wins Best of San Diego Award
Source: Experience Life [ Read Article ]
Industry News

    'An absolute tremendous success'

    More than 4,000 visitors, mostly dealers, came to the Elkhart County area last week for the open house, where 2015 models were on display at manufacturing sites as well as at the RV/MH Hall of Fame.
New Products
New RVs Report
    Seniors Discuss Driving Abilities
    (Posted: September 5, 2014)

    PhotoThere are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the road will rise steadily over the next two decades.
RV Industry Trade
RV/MH Hall of Fame
Washington Report
    Thor Hires Head of Corporate Marketing
    (Posted: September 4, 2014)

    PhotoMs. Redmond will be responsible for exploring and evaluating marketing opportunities which enhance Thor Industries and drive consumer interest and activity to Thor's subsidiaries.
Latest News
Judy Jankowski Joins RV/MH Hall of Fame as Vice President of Development
Posted in People Articles on September 22, 2014
RVIA official: RV open house worth a billion in sales
Posted in Industry News Articles on September 21, 2014
Blue Ox Announces Five Key Promotions
Posted in People Articles on September 19, 2014
2015 Sun Valley Travel Trailer from EverGreen Has More Standard Features at an Affordable Price
Posted in New RVs Report Articles on September 17, 2014
Families Are Building Fall Camping Traditions Around Pre-Halloween Themed Weekends at Jellystone Parks
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on September 17, 2014
Thor's Keystone Subsidiary Building New Plant In Goshen
Posted in Industry News Articles on September 17, 2014
Lippert Components® to Manufacture and Sell Waste Master™ All-in-One Sewer Management System
Posted in RV Industry Trade Articles on September 17, 2014
Premium RV Adapter Solves Compatibility Issues with Ease
Posted in RV Supplies Articles on September 17, 2014

    Latest Shipment Figures Available as of Sep 22, 2014

    Shipments to retailers of all RVs continued their unrelenting gains in July this year with totals reaching 27,977 units, a 6.7% increase over the same month last year. This was the 31st consecutive month where RV shipments were greater than the corresponding month one year earlier. Conventional and fifth wheel travel trailers reported the largest unit improvements in July while type B motorhome shipments were reported with the largest percentage gain over July 2013. [ more ]


    2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo

    This special session for Young RV Executives is part of the Dealer/GM track and will help attendees identify the most common mistakes young leaders make and explore the difference between leadership and management.
RV Supplies
Buyers Advocate

    Depreciation VS Maintenance

    The RV Industry news sources are all telling the story of robust sales. They are building so many new Motorhomes, they can't find enough drivers to transport them. The same is not true with "High End" pre-owned units.
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RV News Digest
La Mesa RV Wins Best of San Diego Award
California --La Mesa RV continues to grow counting over 1,000 employees in four states. ... With over 2,000 RVs in inventory across the company, La Mesa RV ... --Source: Experience Life -- Posted Sep 19, 2014

RV factories likely to get boost from early orders
Indiana --Each year over the past couple of decades, Dan Keller and his father have attended the National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., ... --Source: The Elkhart Truth -- Posted Sep 19, 2014

Lake Texoma announces winter campground operations
Oklahoma --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District announces winter campground operations for Lake Texoma to take effect Oct. 1.--Source: Durant Daily Democrat -- Posted Aug 29, 2014

Michigan Horse Camping at Turtle Lake Campground
Michigan --For those who love horses and camping, then Turtle Lake ... That's when the campground, called “one of northern Michigan's finest ...--Source: Morning Star -- Posted Aug 25, 2014

Celebrate 98 years of National Park Service with free camping.
United_States --The National Park Service is offering local residents the gift of free camping to celebrate its 98th year. The Obed Wild and Scenic River and the Big ...--Source: Knoxville News Sentinel -- Posted Aug 23, 2014

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