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By: On: Thursday August 27 2015

Thor Axis and Vegas

Thor Motor Coach (TMC) has taken the covers off of its new 2016 Axis and Vegas Class A motorhomes.

Originally introduced in 2014, these Recreational Utility Vehicles (RUV) provide a fully-functional living environment including a kitchen, living room, bathroom, and sleeping areas in a 25-foot package. Read Full Story →

By: On: Friday August 21 2015

Truma Combi

The Truma Combi furnace and water heater has caught the eye of Winnebago Industries and will now find its way into the Winnebago Travato 59G and 59K Class B motorhomes.

Truma says its combination of a forced air furnace with a water heater reduces space and weight. As well, Truma boasts that an efficient heat exchanger, along with elements such as tube-in-tube exhaust and intake, allows for over 90 percent efficiency, while the variable speed fan means near silent operation. Read Full Story →

By: On: Friday August 21 2015

Dutchemn Sign

Dutchmen Manufacturing plans to expand its operations into Syracuse, Ind. with a 110,000-square-foot production facility.

“We’ve made some major changes over the past twelve months at Dutchmen, and it’s really starting to pay off,” says Troy James, vice president of sales for Dutchmen. “Our PDIs are as tight as they’ve ever been, dealers are loving our product lines and product enhancements, and we continue to see increased demand from customers for each of our brands. Read Full Story →

By: On: Thursday August 13 2015

National Parks Fee-Free Days

RV shipments in the first half of 2015 climbed by 5.5% to 202,653 units through June, compared to 192,065 units shipped during the same time frame in 2014. The data comes from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association‘s June 2015 survey of manufacturers.

Towable RV shipments, representing nearly 88% of all RVs manufactured, led the way in volume total with shipments reaching 177,939 units through June, a 5.5% gain over the 168,737 units shipped during the same six-month time frame in 2014. Conventional travel trailers remained the largest volume category, reaching 128,991 units on 7.6% growth. Fifth wheels rose slightly by 1.2% to 41,756 units. Truck campers were also up (1.3%) to 1,603 units. Folding camping trailers dropped to 5,589 units, off 7%. Read Full Story →

By: On: Wednesday August 12 2015

Winnebago Winnie Minnie Pink

Winnebago Towables plans to host an Open House showcasing its lineup of 2016 products on Sept. 22-24 at its facility in Middlebury, Ind.

Visitors will be able to check out everything in the Winnebago Towables lineup, including fifth wheels (Destination, Latitude and Voyage), travel trailers (Ultralight, Minnie and Micro Minnie), and toy haulers (Spyder and Scorpion). Read Full Story →

By: On: Tuesday August 4 2015

2015 RV-MH Hall of Fame Class

The Class of 2015 was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind., in a gala ceremony before nearly 350 family members, friends, and colleagues from across the country.

The Class of 2015 includes: Bert V. Alanko, MBA Insurance; Patrica A. Fiederer, Latham Oneota Homes; Sherman Goldenberg, RV Business Magazine; Paul E. Hanser, HWH Corporation; Jerry W. James, Franklin Homes, Inc.; Joe Kelly, Iowa Mfg Housing Association; Richard A. Mendlen, Manufactured Housing: Marlene A. Sine, Marlene Sine & Associates, Inc.; Bill Thomas, and Bill Thomas Camper Sales; Robert West, Affordable Community Living. Read Full Story →

By: On: Wednesday July 29 2015

Gulf Stream Vintage Cruiser

Gulf Stream Coach has released a new travel trailer designed to appeal to those who like classic RV style – the Vintage Cruiser.

Gulf Stream Coach dreamed up the idea of the Vintage Cruiser after looking at photos and other records of camping in the 1950s. Read Full Story →

By: On: Wednesday July 29 2015

Roadtrek Logo

Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. is joining forces with Count’s Kustoms at the upcoming 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Count’s Kustoms, owned by Danny Koker, is a classic car and motorcycle shop located in Las Vegas, which was the focus of the television show “Counting Cars” on HISTORY. Read Full Story →

By: On: Friday July 24 2015

Thor ACE Birds Eye Window

Thor Motor Coach is offering customers a list of new features available in 2016 A.C.E., Hurricane and Windsport Class A motorhomes.

The A.C.E. evolves in 2016 with a new automotive-style front cap and integrated LED driving lights. This motorhome still features the Bird’s Eye window, located near the passenger’s feet so you can see if someone is on your left side while driving. You can also use your turn signals and utilize the side view camera system. Read Full Story →

By: On: Thursday July 16 2015

2016 KZ Sportsmen Classic 18RBT Exterior

K-Z has taken the covers off of its new 2016 Sportsman Classic 18RBT ultra-lightweight travel trailer.

“Its light weight and good looks are a natural for young families and seasoned veterans alike,” says Marlene Snyder, K-Z vice president of sales and marketing. Read Full Story →




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