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The Motorhome & Caravan Show bounces back for 2021

The October show, the UK’s largest display of leisure vehicles, will be back at the NEC from 12-17 October 2021, and organisers promise it will be stronger than ever. NCC Events CEO John Lally said: “The exhibitions industry is widely anticipating that indoor events will recommence in the middle of next year. “After the postponement...


Auto Trader offers support for leisure vehicle retailers

In light of the most recent lockdown announcements across all nations, Auto Trader is again offering support for motorhome and caravan retailers. They will defer payment for January advertising invoices by 30 days to support with cashflow and will remove all charges for stock and packages in February 2021. The latest restrictions will inevitably impact...


Manchester show postponed

The organisers, Clarion Events, have announced that the Caravan & Motorhome Show, due to take place this coming January, will be postponed until January 2022 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They commented: “With further government restrictions in place and no confirmed dateline of when consumer events can open back up again, it is in...


Toyota and Wellhouse Leisure donate Proace Matino camper to support BBC Children in Need’s 2020 Appeal

A Toyota Proace Matino camper by Wellhouse Leisure, worth £49,000, is included in a ‘text-to-win’ “Campervan and Staycation Goodies” competition prize for the BBC Children in Need’s 2020 Appeal. The campervan sleeps four people and is powered by a 120bhp turbo-diesel engine. The campervan is part of a “Campervan and Staycation Goodies” prize which also...


Top Gear races to 120mph with the KNAUS Sport&Fun

Top Gear (episode 3) featured two KNAUS Sport&Fun caravans being towed by a Lamborghini Urus and an Audi RS6 Presenters, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris, competed to see which car would be the quickest to tow a caravan up to 120mph Both KNAUS Sport&Fun caravans completed the challenge successfully – and remained perfectly stable The...


Generous Australian Budget has support of RV business

A generous Budget with business incentives and wage subsidies announced on 7 October by the Australian Government aims to give a boost to the country’s business community. Jayco Caravans owner, Gerry Ryan, is reported in The Australian newspaper as saying they will use the budget business incentives to speed up investments and generate more jobs....


Duvalay announces expansion with move to new £1.2m factory

West Yorkshire based Duvalay – a BBC Dragons’ Den success story – has purchased a new £1.2m factory, as it looks to deliver on its ambitious growth plans. Renowned for its sleep products across the home and leisure markets, the company has purchased a four-acre site on Station Lane in Heckmondwike in response to rising demand across...

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