September 2014
Volume 39 - Number 2



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

RV Industry is Healthy and Growing Despite Early 2014 Headwinds, Says GE Capital
In the Industry News Section [ Read Article ]

Latest Headline in RV News Digest Posted on August 29, 2014 [ More Articles ]
Oklahoma : Lake Texoma announces winter campground operations
Source: Durant Daily Democrat [ Read Article ]
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    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.
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RV Industry is Healthy and Growing Despite Early 2014 Headwinds, Says GE Capital
Posted in Industry News Articles on September 13, 2014
Len Longo Joins EverGreen Team as Regional Sales Manager for Western States
Posted in People Articles on September 13, 2014
California Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds to Co-Sponsor the Great Sierra River Cleanup
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on September 13, 2014
EverGreen’s Canadian Sales Team Welcomes New Sales Manager Greg Cody
Posted in People Articles on September 13, 2014
Evergreen's Reactor Travel Trailer Toy Hauler Combines Lightweight Towing Utility at an Affordable Price for Motorsport Enthusiasts
Posted in New RVs Report Articles on September 13, 2014
Denali Completely New Design for 2015
Posted in New RVs Report Articles on September 13, 2014
Tabor City Jellystone Park Develops New Activities to Entice Winter Visitors Who are Traveling Without Kids
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on September 10, 2014
AGS Cares Program Approaches $60k Milestone with Charities
Posted in Campgrounds Articles on September 10, 2014

    Latest Shipment Figures Available as of Sep 17, 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
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

Ready to RV?
Florida --Learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to hitting the open road on an RV.--Source: AARP -- Posted Aug 21, 2014

Burning Man Boosts RV Rental Business
Nevada --“It's a big boost at the end of a season heading into winter,” said Bill Burko with Western Skies RV. “Speaking for most people, it gets you through the ...--Source: KTVN -- Posted Aug 21, 2014

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