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There are 2369 news items available that were published prior to October 2016. Showing 161 through 170:

Shipment Growth Continues In 2016 [View]
Source: Florida Times-Union
Published: Friday, April 8, 2016.
Summary: “Last year marked the longest period of sustained growth in the past 50 years,” said RVIA’s new president, Frank Hugelmeyer. “The industry has recovered from the recession and we’re looking forward to sustained growth into the future.”

RV Maker Reaches Out To Younger Generations Of Campers [View]
Source: Investor's Business Daily
Published: Thursday, April 7, 2016.
Summary: Baby boomers and older generations already are well acquainted with recreational vehicles, but being nimble enough to capture the interests of Gen Xers and millennials as well takes a bit of doing for those who sell RVs. Still, Thor Industries (THO) has tried to be at the forefront of innovation in that space. The Elkhart, Ind.-based maker of motor homes, travel trailers and fifth wheels has been able to tap into a younger consumer who wants access to the outdoor lifestyle while meeting the needs of the more-seasoned campers.

8 Gadgets To Make You Feel Right At Home In Your RV (Video) [View]
Source: Komando
Published: Thursday, April 7, 2016.
Summary: RVs are awesome. They provide a mini (sometimes not so mini) house on wheels for us to enjoy while we travel. They give us a place to sleep, eat, shower and stretch our legs. What's better than that? The only thing that makes a house on wheels better is when it feels like a home. Since you can't take all of your favorite items with you, we've made a list of gadgets that we think will improve the overall homeyness of your RV. From practical to cozy, here are 8 gadgets that will make you feel right at home.

4 Must-Know Facts About RVs [View]
Source: Scholastic Parent And Child
Published: Monday, April 4, 2016.
Summary: RVs are designed with safety and convenience in mind. Here’s what you need to know before you go.

Thousands Scope Out Latest And Greatest At Camper And RV Show [View]
Source: UpNorthLive.com
Published: Sunday, April 3, 2016.
Summary: Saturday marked the last day for the 24th Annual Northwest Michigan Camper and RV Show. Staff with the event say thousand come out every year to see the latest and greatest of what the industry has to offer. "They are like living in a home on wheels literally," said one camper, Marianne Chellis. There are nearly 16,000 campgrounds nationwide, according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, and more than a thousand of them are right here in Michigan.

Hud's Proposed Rule Affecting RV Living And Tiny Houses Causes Uproar On Regulatory Docket [View]
Source: The Inquisitr
Published: Saturday, April 2, 2016.
Summary: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a proposed rule on the docket that would modify a current exemption in the Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations. As the tiny house and RV living trend grows, more people are choosing to live in alternative types of homes with less space and less overhead.

RV Sales Soaring [View]
Source: KIMT-TV, Forest City, IA
Published: Thursday, March 31, 2016.
Summary: “It’s fun, it’s an incredible free way to travel and see the world. You’re on your own schedule, you don’t care what time it is or what day it is, if you don’t care for where you’re at you move the next day so it’s not surprising to us,” Heidi Thompson, General Manager of Lichtsinn RV said.

Joe Maddon Moves Out Of Beloved RV As Cubs Embark On Their Long Journey [View]
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: But once the season ends and his downtime begins anew, Maddon will get behind the wheel of his 45-foot RV, nicknamed "Cousin Eddie 2.0," and continue his quest for nothingness. Cousin Eddie 2.0 is the successor to the original Cousin Eddie, a smaller RV named in honor of the beer-drinking slob Randy Quaid played in many of the "Vacation" movies.

Booming RV Industry Provides Jobs, Helps Community (Video) [View]
Source: WNDU-TV
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: The RV industry is booming across the country. With a 12 percent increase in shipments this February compared to last, the profits are trickling down into our local economy as well. Statistics from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development show Elkhart County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state at 4.2 percent.

RV Sales Continue To Surge In February [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: That seems to be the refrain from the RV industry this year. All signs are pointing up for Elkhart County’s dominant source of employment based on an increase in February shipments compared to a year ago. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association on Tuesday reported shipments from RV manufacturers reached 35,929 units in February. That represents a 13.9 increase over January and 12.1 percent increase over February 2015.

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