Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cummins Produces Two-millionth Diesel Engine for Ram Trucks

Cummins Inc. has produced its two-millionth diesel engine for Ram Trucks, highlighting the latest milestone in a storied partnership that spans four decades. The 350-horsepower, 6.7-liter, in-line 6-cylinder turbo diesel is distinguished by its “Cummins Red” rocker cover and breather. … Continue reading

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Norcold Over RV Refrigerators

Thousands of consumers in California and Florida that purchased Norcold recreational vehicle and boat refrigerators are now finding out these products may have a design defect making them a fire hazard risk, a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based law firm recently announced. Zimmerman … Continue reading

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Livin’ Lite Restyles Interior Cabinetry

Wakarusa, Indiana-based Livin’ Lite Recreational Vehicles LLC, introduced an altogether restyled interior cabinetry look in its line of ultra-light campers at the recent National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Kentucky. “As Livin Lite continues to evolve our unique all-aluminum and … Continue reading

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California to Restrict Fifth Wheel Length

Please Note: Following is a letter from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) Government Affairs Department updating members on the California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) restrictions on the length of fifth-wheel trailers. We wanted to give you a quick … Continue reading

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Start the New Year Off with a First Day Hike

With New Year’s Day just around the corner, people everywhere are zeroing in on their new year’s resolutions for 2013. Some will vow to add more exercise into their routines, and others will promise not to stay indoors as much. … Continue reading

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2013 RV Travel and Camping Guide to Texas Now Available

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) has begun to distribute 250,000 copies of the 2013 RV Travel and Camping Guide to Texas, a free, four-color glossy magazine that lists more than 350 campgrounds and RV resorts in Texas and … Continue reading

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Outdoor Recreation Participation Increases

More than 90 million U.S. residents age 16 and older participated in some form of wildlife-related recreation in 2011, up three percent from five years earlier, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released last week. In total, wildlife recreationists … Continue reading

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Bentsen Palm Village Awarded 2012 Park of the Year

Bentsen Palm Village has received the campground industry’s highest honor, the Park of the Year Award, from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). The 250-site campground won the award in the medium size park category, which is … Continue reading

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SylvanSport Expands Manufacturing Facility

Brevard, North Carolina-based SylvanSport announces that the company recently opened an expanded manufacturing facility to support projected sales growth and facilitate new product development. The new space more than triples the facility’s square footage. “The building, when fully completed, will … Continue reading

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Variety of Activities Attract Winter Texans to Rio Grande Valley

During the summer months, Clyde and Kathy Janssen work as dance instructors at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, one of the most famous dance halls in America, which traces its roots to the Big Band Era of the … Continue reading

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