Where Are All the Hybrid Trucks?

Where Are All the Hybrid Trucks?

With a slew of electric trucks on the way, which manufacturer will provide the promise of capability and efficiency with a hybrid?

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Winnebago Completes Acquisition of Newmar

Winnebago Completes Acquisition of Newmar

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Newmar Corporation for $270 million in cash plus two million shares of WGO common stock. Newmar is one of the most respected manufacturers of Class A and Super C motorhomes. “The acquisition of Newmar...

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RV Shipments Finally on the Rise Again

RV Shipments Finally on the Rise Again

The RV industry has been facing a slump since record highs in 2016 and 2017.

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Five Great Family-Friendly RVs for 2020

Five Great Family-Friendly RVs for 2020

The family-friendly RV industry is booming and we’ve got five models for 2020 that will have you planning your next camping adventure.

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VIDEO: Hymer Debuts Stunning Class B Concept RV

VIDEO: Hymer Debuts Stunning Class B Concept RV

In a collaboration with chemical company BASF, Hymer is showing off its latest concept vehicle, and it’s full of “wow.”

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RV Shipments Slip 20% Through First Half of 2019

RV Shipments Slip 20% Through First Half of 2019

The RVIA has released wholesale shipment numbers through the end of June, and the slide that began last year continues to grow.

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Some RV tank deodorizers cause septic system failure—CA Campgrounds seek ban

Some RV tank deodorizers cause septic system failure—CA Campgrounds seek ban

While effective at reducing holding tank odors, formaldehyde also kills the beneficial bacteria used to digest human waste in septic systems. When too much formaldehyde-laden waste is dumped into septic systems, it can cause the septic systems to fail and potentially contaminate groundwater supplies.

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Thor Teaches Kids About RV Careers

Thor Teaches Kids About RV Careers

Photo: Students from Concord Junior High School in Elkhart participate in the LEAP program | Courtesy of Concord Junior High School by Jason Epperson One of the biggest problems facing the RV industry today is a lack of workers available to meet the ever-growing manufacturing and service demands. Short-term solutions...

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Is Camping World Going Bankrupt?

Is Camping World Going Bankrupt?

YouTube videos and Facebook posts are beginning to spread a massive rumor about a favorite target. The message: “Camping World will declare bankruptcy within the next few weeks.”

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All-Time High 62% of U.S. Households Are Campers

All-Time High 62% of U.S. Households Are Campers

Photo: South Bend / Elkhart North KOA | Jeff Dow, Courtesy of KOA More North Americans are clearly camping each year, but how many more? According to a study from the largest campground chain Kampgrounds of America (KOA), more than 7.2 million new households in the U.S. have started camping...

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