FMCA Expands Membership to All RV Owners

FMCA Expands Membership to All RV Owners

The 54-year-old Family Motor Coach Association, or FMCA, has announced that it will begin accepting owners of all types of self-contained RVs. A recent vote of the members of the Cincinnati, Ohio-based international organization for motorhome enthusiasts has opened up eligibility for the group’s benefits and services to trailer owners...

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Elkhart RV Manufacturers Hiring Thousands of New Workers

Elkhart RV Manufacturers Hiring Thousands of New Workers

As the RV industry continues to boom, Elkhart Country Indiana is looking for workers to fill thousands of jobs.

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New Teardrop-Like Hybrids You Can Stand up in from Aliner

New Teardrop-Like Hybrids You Can Stand up in from Aliner

A cross between a conventional travel trailer and a teardrop, the Ascape trailers are light enough to be towed by many SUVs, yet some still retain amenities like showers, toilets and a standing height of 6’4″.

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Check Your RV’s Fire Extinguishers — 37 Million Recalled Dating to 1970s

Check Your RV’s Fire Extinguishers — 37 Million Recalled Dating to 1970s

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 37.8 million Kidde brand U.S.-sold fire extinguishers, manufactured as early as 1973. All fire extinguishers with plastic handles or push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers can fail to activate during an emergency due to clogging or detaching nozzles. 2.7 million units are also...

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Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Set for 88th Year

Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Set for 88th Year

Chicago’s massive McCormick Place convention center will again host the Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show, now in its 88th year. For RVers that are interested in the boating world, it’s a particularly good place to — pardon the expression — get your feet wet. The 2018 show...

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Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Over the past six months, Camping World has acquired certain assets of the now-defunct Gander Mountain, Overton’s, a leading retailer of boating and marine accessories, and TheHouse.com, an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear. 

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New Winnebago Models Announced, Including 4×4 All-Season Class B

New Winnebago Models Announced, Including 4×4 All-Season Class B

Winnebago has announced the launch of several new additions to their lineup, including a 4×4 all season Class B.

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TAXA Introduces Sleek 2,300 Pound “Mantis” Hybrid

TAXA Introduces Sleek 2,300 Pound “Mantis” Hybrid

The Mantis is a rugged 18-foot-long camping trailer that sleeps 4 adults, weighs under 2,300 pounds and can be stored in a standard length and height garage.

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RECALL ALERT: Newmar, Keystone, Forest River and Heartland

RECALL ALERT: Newmar, Keystone, Forest River and Heartland

Pictured: Newmar’s 2014 Mountain Aire  Newmar Corp. is recalling 1,167 2014 Moutain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly, as a result, the improperly...

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Jellystone Looks for Franchisees, Targeting West and Southwest Expansion

Jellystone Looks for Franchisees, Targeting West and Southwest Expansion

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, the nation’s second largest campground chain, is inviting prospective franchise investors and owners to an on-site workshop September 16-17 at its park in Burleson, Texas. The Jellystone Park system, which currently has 84 parks throughout the U.S. and Canada, is targeting the West and Southwest U.S. for expansion. 

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