July 15, 2021, Elkhart, IN – BMPRO’s expansion into the US market is transforming how Americans adventure with the help of Smart RV systems such as JAYCOMMAND®. With over 50 years of experience in power solutions and inspired by the great outdoors, BMPRO has created a range of rugged, smart, and reliable products to power adventures – providing…

RV Shipments Projected to Eclipse 500,000 Units in 2021 By: RVBusiness| Published on: Dec 1, 2020 North American Wholesale RV shipments are forecasted to gain nearly 20% to 502,582 units in 2021 after totaling 423,628 units in 2020, according to the “Winter 2020 RV RoadSigns” prepared by ITR Economics for the RV Industry Association (RVIA). The…

  By Heidi Mitchell Nov. 12, 2020  Earlier this year, Nate Luebbe came up with a new way to work from home: bring his home to where he worked, writes Heidi Mitchell for a Nov. 12 report published by The Wall Street Journal. The Seattle photographer, who often had to travel three hours each way to shoots, bought an…

CAR RENTAL & RAIL  LAURIE BARATTI  SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 Many RV, travel trailer and camper van manufacturers are refocusing their new-model designs to cater to customers’ shifting priorities, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to rethink what their travel plans, work and home lives will look like. As COVID-19 prompted international border closures and caused air travel to virtually…

Courtesy: Tim Johnson, readersdigest.ca The Year of the RV With cross-border and international travel a dicey prospect (or outright impossible), getting behind the wheel of an RV fulfills two essential elements of a pandemic vacation—the wonder of the open road, and the safety to physically distance, as much as you like. Renting a Class C RV—what we would…

DISCERNING LUXURY-LOVING TRAVELLERS IN A COVID-19 WORLD HAVE FOUND A NEW NICHE WITH RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (RV) JUNE 25, 2020 BY ADAORA ASIDIANYA For many, COVID-19 has taken away our ability to travel greater distances in conventional ways. The pandemic has changed the game: instead of booking trips and arriving at your destination, by air, ship,…

Richmond, BC. June 10, 2020 – The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada and the Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA) are releasing their updated study, showcasing the economic impact of the Canadian recreation vehicle (RV) industry. The study, conducted by The Portage Group Inc and urbanMetrrics inc, showcased that in 2019, the RV sector…

By Dave Helgeson I saw a “staycation” ad on the TV today which brought back memories of both the Great Recession along with 9/11 and how people dealt with the aftermath of those two disturbing times in our country and abroad. As I pondered the advertisement and the knowledge that the current COVID-19 outbreak will eventually pass,…

  CRVA would like to use this opportunity to applaud the government on the ratification of CUSMA on March 13th, before the House suspended due to the COVID-19 Virus epidemic. At a time of volatility in the market and when our economy is currently facing significant challenges from COVID-19, it is important to increase certainty…

By: RVBusiness Published on: Sep 26, 2019 With today (Sept. 26) marking the closing of the Elkhart RV Open House, the overall consensus from the host of manufacturers, dealers and suppliers is that sales were brisk throughout the show, offering a precursor for growth in the coming year. The following report, compiled by RVBusiness staff,…

November 30, 2018- Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association Everyone loves the outdoors and experiencing new destinations. In fact, there are nearly 5.8 Million Canadians who like to camp as a lifestyle, with nearly 55% still using a Tent or other means to cover themselves from the elements while about 40% are now enjoying Recreational Vehicles as their “Home away…