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Gas Demand Soars, Price Average at $3.14 a Gallon

At 10 million b/d, gasoline demand reached a new Energy Information Administration (EIA) record last week, and that number only partially reflects Independence Day holiday weekend travel. The nearly 1 million b/d jump in demand drove down gasoline supplies by 6.1...

Officials Pleased with FMCA Convention & RV Expo

Its first in-person event since the start of the pandemic, FMCA, the Cincinnati, Ohio-based RV owners membership club, held its 103rd International Convention and RV Expo in Gillette, Wyo., July 7-10. “I think it went really well,” Doug Uhlenbrock, FMCA director of...

Skyline-Champion Intros Pre-Delivery Inspection Biz

Eye Spy PDI, a new pre-delivery inspection company and division of Skyline-Champion launched this month, according to a press release from the company. The company plans and executes independent RV dealership PDI inspection services and delivery. Eye Spy PDI Services...

RVIA Portal Highlights Positive Impact of RV Industry

The RV Industry Association has launched a new page on RVIA.org highlighting the existing sustainability, diversity, safety, and community activities of its member companies, according to a News and Insights report. The new section of the site, titled “Our Impact”,...

Wildfires Threaten Land and Homes Across 10 States

Wildfires torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states, and the largest, in Oregon, threatened California’s power supply, according to an Associated Press report. Nearly 60 wildfires tore through bone-dry timber and brush from...

9th RV Power Breakfast to Feature KOA’s Uselman

High profile economist Peter Morici will be one of the headliners at this year’s 2021 RV Industry Power Breakfast, a Dec. 2 event that for the past nine years – with the exception of 2020 due to the pandemic – has drawn about a thousand attendees a year from around...

‘Meska Outdoors’ Now Offering Glamping in Alberta

A new company is offering a glamping experience with loved ones under the Alberta skies, according to DH News. Meska Outdoors is making the outdoors comfortable for everyone – whether they consider themselves to be “outdoorsy” or not. Gavin Stuart, founder of Meska...

Developers Switch Gears, Open Pa. Glamping Park

There's something about spending time around a campfire in the woods. But for some, it's sleeping on the ground that doesn't sound like fun. For those people, "glamping" might sound more appealing, according to WNEP. The pandemic brought more and more people outside,...

Firefighters Make Headway Against Two Large Fires

Firefighters in California and Oregon have made progress battling two large wildfires that have burned around 240,000 acres in an extreme heatwave, officials said Monday (July 12), according to NBC News. The Beckwourth Complex, the largest wildfire burning in...

Canadian Border Closure ‘Drags On’ Frustrating Some

No one thought it would last this long, according to the Montana Free Press. On March 18, 2020, the United States and Canada announced they would “temporarily” close the world’s longest border to nonessential travel to slow the spread of COVID-19. Nearly 16 months...

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