Tag Archives: RVIA

RV Boom & Expansion Plans

When Thor Industries purchased Shipshewana, Indiana-based KZRV in April, expansion was not on their radar. But that changed a day after the purchase was finalized when Thor officials walked through the manufacturing plant. “On the first day after owning them, … Continue reading

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Winnebago Displays 2015 Models at Pomona RV Show

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc. is displaying a host of new 2015 models at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) Annual California RV Show taking place October 10-19, 2014 at the Fairplex in Pomona. A full complement of products will … Continue reading

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Take Retirement for a Test Drive in an RV

At some point we all dream of what our retirement will look like. For some it’s a condo on the beach, perhaps spending more time with family or maybe getting into a new hobby. For us and a growing number … Continue reading

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Figures Beguile Me & Purchasing an RV

“Figures often beguile me,” Mark Twain once wrote. And they often beguile consumers shopping for that perfect recreational vehicle. Prospective owners of the latest and greatest diesel pusher motorhome, fifth wheel, travel trailer, or other recreational vehicle, are attracted to … Continue reading

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Genesis Supreme To Build Toy Hauler Trailer at California RV Show

For the first time at any recreational vehicle show, consumers at the 62nd Annual 2014 California RV Show in Pomona, California, from October 10-19 will have the opportunity to watch a 19-foot toy hauler travel trailer being built from the ground … Continue reading

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Why Own An RV?

According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), nearly one in nine U.S. vehicle-owning households also own a recreational vehicle and there are currently 8.9 million RV owners. What attracts this large number of people to RV ownership? Why own … Continue reading

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Planning an RV Rental Vacation

Recreational vehicles have become one of the most popular ways for Americans and Canadians to travel. There is no time wasted rushing through the airport and dealing with delays or cancellations. Even with today’s fuel prices, RV travel is still … Continue reading

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Shasta Reintroduces 1961 Airflyte

Shasta RV  will take customers back in time with the introduction of the 1961-style Airflyte at this year’s Elkhart Open House September 16. The travel trailer, which has been updated to comply with current RV Industry Association (RVIA) codes, and … Continue reading

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Keystone Cougar Reports Record Sales Month

The Cougar division of Goshen, Indiana-based Keystone RV Company has racked up its best retail sales month in May in the brand’s 15 year history, according to the company’s internal warranty registrations. In addition, RV buyers have made Keystone Cougar … Continue reading

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RV Numbers Climb in May

2014 could be the best year for the RV industry since 2007. At least that was the opinion of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) following their recent announcement that May RV wholesale shipments to retailers continued to climb with … Continue reading

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