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Dax Shepard Reveals His Top RVing Tips
July 18, 2020
Dax Shepard Reveals His Top RVing Tips

With summer vacation finally here (and no in-person school scheduled for the kids), the Shepard-Bell clan plans to venture around the country this summer.

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Pandemic fuels local RV activity to all-time highs
August 1, 2020
Pandemic fuels local RV activity to all-time highs

The number of flyers in and out of the Idaho Falls Regional Airport is down 40% to 60% this summer. In May, hotels in Idaho Falls reported an average 58%

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10 things the RV industry needs to do to survive, according to a millennial
May 31, 2019
10 things the RV industry needs to do to survive, according to a millennial

Millennials are the RV industry’s biggest group of future consumers. Are manufacturers ready?

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RVs may be an antidote to cabin fever for many Americans this summer
June 14, 2020
RVs may be an antidote to cabin fever for many Americans this summer

If you live in the US, you might be seeing a lot more recreational vehicles (RVs) this summer.

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RV makers are seeing surging demand as stay-at-home orders lift and some companies are struggling to keep up
June 13, 2020
RV makers are seeing surging demand as stay-at-home orders lift and some companies are struggling to keep up

RVs are becoming the go-to vacation for many Americans coming out of lockdown.

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Growing Number of 1st Time Buyers
July 12, 2020
Growing Number of 1st Time Buyers

Bob Martin, President & CEO of THOR Industries sits down with Cheddar to discuss the boost in RV sales during the pandemic as people look for ways to take safe summer vacations.

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RV Sales Surging as buyers look for new ways to travel
July 1, 2020
RV Sales Surging as buyers look for new ways to travel

Bob Martin, Thor Industries chief executive officer, says sales of RV's have been surging as Americans look for new ways to get around the country. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Thor CEO on strength of the RV industry during the coronavirus pandemic
June 8, 2020
Thor CEO on strength of the RV industry during the coronavirus pandemic

Thor Industries CEO Robert Martin joined CNBC’s Jim Cramer to discuss the company’s latest earnings report and the state of the RV market during the coronavirus pandemic.

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6 Signs Summer Travel is Rebounding
June 13, 2020
6 Signs Summer Travel is Rebounding

The summer travel season, which was all but written off just weeks ago, have some peeks of sunshine after all.

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Demand for $15,000 plus RVs soar after the COVID-19 pandemic: THOR Industries CEO
June 8, 2020
Demand for $15,000 plus RVs soar after the COVID-19 pandemic: THOR Industries CEO

Motorhome manufacturer Thor Industries is driving quickly away from a challenging first quarter at the hands of the COVID-19 pandemic to a much brighter summer as people look to take vacations, but do so inside their own personal confines.

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RV: this summer's new work from home essential
June 8, 2020
RV: this summer's new work from home essential

Thor Industries CEO & President Bob Martin joins Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to discuss the company’s latest earnings report, and summer 2020 RV outlook.

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Martin: "Last Few Months Have Been A Rollercoaster"
June 8, 2020
Martin: "Last Few Months Have Been A Rollercoaster"

Thor Industries Inc. by and large, exceeded expectations in yesterday’s (June 8) 3Q financial report by turning a profit and otherwise generating positive net cash from operations during a stanza (ended April 30) that President and CEO Bob Martin described as “one of the most unusual quarters I have ever experienced.”

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When Work From Home Means Working From an RV
June 7, 2020
When Work From Home Means Working From an RV

Coronavirus pandemic is prompting consumers to look at recreational vehicles as mobile offices, motor-home maker Thor Industries says

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Planning an RV Trip? How You Can Stay Safe and Help the Environment
June 1, 2020
Planning an RV Trip? How You Can Stay Safe and Help the Environment

Summer is almost here and the open road is calling your name. Recreational Vehicle (RV) travel is one of the safest ways to enjoy the great outdoors while still protecting yourself and your family from COVID-19.

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Americans Turn to 'Covid Campers' to Salvage Summer Vacations
May 29, 2020
Americans Turn to 'Covid Campers' to Salvage Summer Vacations

Since lockdowns began over 2 months ago, Americans have been slowly, or not so slowly, going stir crazy. And the prospect of no summer vacation is a bleak one, but Americans are savvy, and they've figured out a different way to get out of the house--a good old-fashioned RV. Jeff Runels, President & CEO of Keystone RV, joined Cheddar to discuss.

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RV Industry Seeing Positive Trends Amid COVID
May 27, 2020
RV Industry Seeing Positive Trends Amid COVID

The chief executive officer of Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO) says the RV industry is actually seeing increased demand for motorhomes amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bob Martin says as transportation options remain limited and traditional vacation plans are being adjusted, more people are opting to get away in an RV. 

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Mobile Society Re-emerges
May 26, 2020
Mobile Society Re-emerges

Despite lockdowns and mandatory closures’ slow disappearance across most of the country, many people still aren’t confident about travel. At least not the way we enjoyed it before the pandemic.

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Scared Americans Desperate to Travel Are Buying Up "Covid Campers'
May 26, 2020
Scared Americans Desperate to Travel Are Buying Up "Covid Campers'

Recreational vehicle dealers report a tide of customers desperate to get away, but wary of cities, crowds and the coronavirus.

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Campers Are Gonna Camp: Thor’s North American RV Consumer Survey Report
May 22, 2020
Campers Are Gonna Camp: Thor’s North American RV Consumer Survey Report

2020 is quickly becoming known as the "Summer of the RV."  This isn't RV-industry propaganda--it's actually bearing out in the numbers. Thor Industries just released their 2020 North American RV Consumer Survey Report. What does the data show about RV sales and usage in the months ahead?

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Coronavirus has led to rise in "RV Lifestyle": Thor Industries CEO
May 7, 2020
Coronavirus has led to rise in "RV Lifestyle": Thor Industries CEO

Thor Industries CEO Robert Martin on reopening company operations and how interest in RV’s is rising due to the coronavirus outbreak preventing most vacations abroad.

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Class B RV drives through through foggy mountain road.
October 23, 2019
THOR Industries Launches New Sustainability Website

THOR Industries Inc. announced the launch of a new sustainability website detailing its environmental, social and corporate governance program (ESG)

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Airstream’s new Astrovan II is ready to move the first Boeing commercial crew astronauts
October 25, 2019
Airstream’s new Astrovan II is ready to move the first Boeing commercial crew astronauts

NASA and its commercial astronaut program partners are laser-focused on getting crew into space, but to get to space you first have to get to the rocket, and that’s where the Airstream Astrovan II comes in.

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Coronavirus leads to "great season" for RV rentals: Keystone RV president
June 26, 2020
Coronavirus leads to "great season" for RV rentals: Keystone RV president

Keystone RV President Jeff Runels says the high demand for RVs during the coronavirus outbreak was ‘unexpected.’

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THOR INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCES NATIONAL FOREST FOUNDATION MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP
August 29, 2019
THOR INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCES NATIONAL FOREST FOUNDATION MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

THOR pledges a multi-million-dollar gift to help Americans experience the outdoors. This multi-year partnership will help THOR continue to make it more enjoyable for families to connect with nature, and one another, throughout America's National Forest System.

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More turning to RVs, motorhomes to escape COVID-19 and get away from it all
June 11, 2020
More turning to RVs, motorhomes to escape COVID-19 and get away from it all

Caronavirus is bringing back these two American travel staples.

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THOR ANNOUNCES ANDY GRAVES AS NEW INDEPENDENT CHAIRMAN OF ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
July 29, 2019
THOR ANNOUNCES ANDY GRAVES AS NEW INDEPENDENT CHAIRMAN OF ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) announced today that Andy Graves will assume the position of Chairman of the Board effective August 1, 2019.  Mr. Graves will be the Company's first independent Chairman.

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Mighway Introducing Try Before You Buy Program
March 9, 2019
Mighway Introducing Try Before You Buy Program

To help boost RV dealer sales, Mighway—The RV Rental Marketplace will launch a “Try Before You Buy Program” at the March 12-14 RVX: The RV Experience in Salt lake City, Utah.

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AT&T $360/yr RV Unlimited Data Plan Now Available with Togo Roadlink C2
April 5, 2019
AT&T $360/yr RV Unlimited Data Plan Now Available with Togo Roadlink C2

Through Togo Roadlink™, RVers can connect to Wi-Fi anywhere in the U.S. (including on the road), regardless of make, model or year.

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Thor Announces Closing of Erwin Hymer Group Acquisition
February 1, 2019
Thor Announces Closing of Erwin Hymer Group Acquisition

Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Erwin Hymer Group (EHG), one of Europe's largest makers of recreational vehicles (RVs), effective February 1, 2019.

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Coming Soon: Control and Monitor Your Keystone RV from the Road
February 11, 2019
Coming Soon: Control and Monitor Your Keystone RV from the Road

All-new 2020 Chevrolet and GMC trucks and SUVs will soon have the ability to communicate with your Keystone RV through an integrated iN·Command Control System® with Global Connect™. 

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Airstream and AT&T Team Up
February 19, 2019
Airstream and AT&T Team Up

New aftermarket solution enables Airstream owners to stay connected in more places than ever.

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Thor Motor Coach Reveals Outdoor Adventurer 4WD Magnitude SV34 at RVX
March 5, 2019
Thor Motor Coach Reveals Outdoor Adventurer 4WD Magnitude SV34 at RVX

The Outlaw 38MB toy hauler is the outright tailgating winner with its patio deck, snap-in patio system, and three season patio doors. It’s a tailgater’s dream come true.

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ENTEGRA COACH WILL UNVeiL REATTA XL, LUXURY CLASS DIESEL MOTORHOME
March 8, 2019
ENTEGRA COACH WILL UNVeiL REATTA XL, LUXURY CLASS DIESEL MOTORHOME

Entegra Coach will unveil the 2020 Reatta XL™ Class A compact luxury diesel at the Family Motor Coach Association’s (FMCA) 99th International Convention & RV Expo in Perry, Georgia.

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TMC Debuting Togo-Powered Customer Care App
February 27, 2019
TMC Debuting Togo-Powered Customer Care App

Thor Motor Coach announced a new customer care app that runs with Togo, a technology company owned by TH2. 

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Airstream Inc. Forming Customer Advisory Board
March 8, 2019
Airstream Inc. Forming Customer Advisory Board

Nearly 70 years after the first Airstream expedition around the world, makers of the iconic “silver bullet” trailers announced the creation of a customer advisory board.

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