The nation's top campgrounds and RV resorts
What qualities do campers most value when considering where to pitch a tent or hook up the RV? Good service, of course, but dependable Wi-Fi is also big on campers' wish lists. So says GuestRated.com, a sort of TripAdvisor for the outdoors set. For the past four years, the site has invited happy campers to share their evaluations of RV parks and campgrounds. More
Thor announces quarterly dividend
Thor Industries Inc. announced that it will pay out a regular quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share on Jan. 13, to shareholders of record on Dec. 29. More
Winnebago first quarter profit falls
Winnebago Industries Inc.'s fiscal first-quarter earnings slid 73 percent as inventory expenses rose and margins weakened, though the motorhome company's revenue benefited from higher average prices. More
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Roll-up TV technology coming to your RV
Nanoco Group is developing printable TV screens that could either be sprayed on walls or printed on flexible materials so that the screens could be rolled up. The technology would give coachbuilders greater choice in where to place TV screens in RVs, and it would reduce both the weight and power consumption of audio-visual RV entertainment systems.
Dealer offers wheelchair-accessible luxury motor coach
RVDA member Dick Gore's RV World of Jacksonville, FL, is offering a specially designed RV that was built specifically for those in wheelchairs. The full-size Class A has a 48" power lift, lowered switches and appliances, roll-in shower with seat and a 30" path through the coach, among other features. More
North Dakota boom benefits RV dealers
The Daily Inter Lake (Montana) Share
As Flathead Valley workers rush to North Dakota's thriving oil-based job market, they help the local economy, sometimes before they send back their first paychecks. RV dealers have profited by selling them units for housing once they arrive in lodging-short towns such as Williston. More