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On The Road Again: RV Sales Picking Up Speed [View]
Source: CNBC.com
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014.
Summary: "I'm starting to see a lot more RV products on the road. And it's not just because it's summer," KathrynThompson, CEO of Nashville, Tennessee-based ThompsonResearch Group, told CNBC. "An RV is as discretionary a purchase as you can think of," she said. "So if someone is buying an RV, something must be working.

Five Tips For RV Travelers [View]
Source: NJ.com (Blog)
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014.
Summary: Here's a new look at an old pastime: Recreational vehicle (RV) travel has been a favorite with Americans for more than a century. The fuel of choice for RV travelers, propane, has also been around for more than 100 years. Propane is a clean, American-made fuel used for cooking, heating and cooling, and powering a variety of appliances in most towable, motorized and specialty RVs. Before they get behind the wheel, however, there are a few steps that RV enthusiasts should take:

When Economy Revs Up, So Do RV Sales [View]
Source: USA TODAY
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Summary: Consumer confidence and GDP numbers are one way to gauge the direction of the economy. Another is to count how many recreational vehicles leave the Winnebago plant in Forest City. RV sales are "a great indicator of the health of consumers if they are willing to spend 70, 80 grand ... on a second or third home that's on wheels," said David Whiston, an analyst with investment research firm Morningstar.

RV Shipments Continue Surge [View]
Source: South Bend Tribune
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Summary: Wholesale shipments of all RVs increased 6.2 percent to 32,809 units in June compared with the same month in 2013, according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association.

Have RV, Will Travel For Habitat: Freeport Is 46th Notch On Couple's Tool Belt [View]
Source: The Forecaster
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Summary: For two people who have been living in a motor home for the past two decades, Diane and George Gravlee sure like to build houses for other people. "We're living in 300 square feet, but building simple, 1,300-square-foot homes for others," Diane Gravlee said last week.

RV Rallies Popular In The Keys [View]
Source: KeysNews.com
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014.
Summary: It is well-known the islands attract recreational vehicle users from throughout the country during the nation's winter months. But there is a growing trend of RV users who have started traveling together in groups of 30 of 40, otherwise known as rallies, during the slower months. "They're like traveling neighborhoods," said Jim Saunders, who opened Key Largo's Point of View RV Resort last year.

RV Shipments Up Nearly 10 Percent Through Year's First Half [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014.
Summary: Richard Curtin, director of the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan and a consultant to RVIA, has forecast that about 360,000 units will be shipped next year. If that happens, it will be the second-biggest year for shipments since 1981, when the RVIA started keeping modern-era statistics, less than only the 390,500 units shipped in 2006.

'Big Time RV': Wait Until You See The $1 Million Rolling Party Bus [View]
Source: Zap2It
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Summary: Boasting a campground, a driving school and a restaurant, among other amenities, Lazydays of Tampa, Fla., is the largest dealer of recreational vehicles in the world. Customers, many of them repeat buyers, come from all corners of the state to buy an RV -- either outright or in trade -- stay a few days, and then drive their new purchase home.

RV Sales See Highest Increase Post Great Recession [View]
Source: Dayton Daily News
Published: Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Summary: Recreation Vehicle sales are at the highest they been since the Great Recession began, according to industry experts, who cited stabilized fuel prices and low interest rates for the increase.

The Sprinter-Based RV Lifestyle Is One I Can Get Behind [View]
Source: Jalopnik.com
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Summary: Having crossed the country in the narrow confines of an Audi R8 Spyder, I think I've earned a little rest and a journey in something a bit more comfortable and this is it. While the Fleetwood Storm we drove was superior as a house, the Mercedes Sprinter-based RV is definitely superior as a car.

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