Roadtrek Buyer Surfaces, Quick Revival Expected

Roadtrek Buyer Surfaces, Quick Revival Expected

by Jason Epperson France-based Rapido Group announced today that it was selected as the winning bidder for most of the assets of Roadtrek motorhomes, and has signed a binding letter of intent to enter a purchase agreement as a part of the Canadian receivership process. Roadtrek owner Erwin Hymer Group...

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Entire Staff Laid Off at Erwin Hymer North America (Roadtrek)

Entire Staff Laid Off at Erwin Hymer North America (Roadtrek)

By Jason Epperson RV Daily Report and CTV News are reporting that Erwin Hymer North America in Kitchener, Ontario, has been placed in recievership by a court, effectively laying-off the entire staff of over 800 employees, who were told the company will idle for six weeks while it tries to...

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Episode 79 – National Park Foundation and our 2019 Travel Plans

Episode 79 – National Park Foundation and our 2019 Travel Plans

The longest government shutdown in American history has ended, and as we all know, it took its toll on our National Parks. Many people are looking for ways to help, so on this episode of RV Miles, we brought Robert Mathias, Chief of External Affairs with the National Park Foundation,...

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Episode 78 — Outdoor Newbies & RV Extended Warranties

Episode 78 — Outdoor Newbies & RV Extended Warranties

This week’s RV Miles podcast covers lots of tips and trips for folks that are new to the outdoor lifestyle — how to visit a National Park or other public lands for the first time. Then we talk with Staci Ritchie-Roman from Wholesale Warranties about the ins and outs of...

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Thor Drops North America Operations from Erwin Hymer Deal — Future of Roadtrek Unclear

Thor Drops North America Operations from Erwin Hymer Deal — Future of Roadtrek Unclear

by Jason Epperson Thor Industries announced early Monday morning that it is in the process of renegotiating a deal to acquire the international RV manufacturer Erwin Hymer Group (EHG), dropping the Erwin Hymer North America subsidiary from the deal. Erwin Hymer North America Manufactures the Hymer and Roadtrek nameplates, amongst...

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Episode 77 — Travel & Adventure & the Family Motor Coach Association

Episode 77 — Travel & Adventure & the Family Motor Coach Association

RV Miles hosts Jason and Abby take you along with them to the Windy City as they visit the Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show, as well as the Chicago Travel & Adventure Show where Abby was able to hear celebrity travel experts like Rick Steves and Samantha Brown Speak. Then we have a great interview with Doug Uhlenbrock from the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) about the benefits of membership, the history of the company, and their special upcoming RV conventions — including their 100th! Plus, we have a lot of news, including a major scandal that is rocking the RV industry at the moment.

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Thor Industries Becomes World’s Largest RV Manufacturer with Erwin Hymer Purchase

Thor Industries Becomes World’s Largest RV Manufacturer with Erwin Hymer Purchase

Erwin Hymer joins the 17 other Thor subsidiaries, which include Airstream, Jayco, Keystone, and Redwood.

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