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May 25, 2015
Motor coach owners who want to take their car or truck with them on the road might want to check out the new Avail motorhome-mounted tow bar from Blue Ox.
“The Avail has many new features that appeal to motor coach owners that were previously unavailable on motorhome-mounted tow bars, including improved turning radius with better cornering, more maneuverability and smoother towing over rough roads,” says Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann. “With the Avail , the motorhome maneuvers around gas pumps with greater ease and keeps the towed vehicle safely away from the motorhome in tight turns.” Read Full Story →
As we reported last week, RV Shipments were up 7.9% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the first quarter of 2014. That trend continued in April, which saw a whopping 13.5% increase compared to April last year.
The data comes from a survey of manufacturers done by the Recreational Vehicle Industry Assocation. According to the survey, towable shipments are up 14.2% in April to 33,884 unitis, while motorhomes are up 9.0% to 4,459 units. That adds up to a total of 38,343 units shipped in April of 2015, compared to 33,747 in April of 2015. Read Full Story →
The RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum’s newest exhibit features a retrospective on the evolution of the iconic Shasta brand of travel trailers.
The display includes a 1954 Shasta that’s been in the museum’s inventory for years and a 2015 reissue of a 1961 Shasta Airflyte 16sc, courtesy of Mick Ferkey, owner of Greeneway RV, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., and a member of the RV/MH Hall of Fame board of directors. Read Full Story →
Torklift International has revealed its latest RV-specific product – the GlowStep Revolution.
“The GlowStep Revolution is a scissor step made specially for towables and fifth wheels,” says Torklift International General Manager Jay Taylor. “Previously our industry leading GlowStep was only available for truck camper applications, now it works with towables and side-entry truck campers.” Read Full Story →
Monaco has launched Dynasty Days, a retail summer savings promotion gives consumers as much as a $25,000 savings on remaining in-stock 2015 Monaco Dynasty motorhomes through July 31, 2015.
“Purchasing a motorhome is a rewarding experience for all owners,” says Mike Snell, president of Monaco Coach. “What better way to begin the 2015 travel season than to start with a $25,000 rebate? It’s a rewarding and enticing incentive that will only make the purchasing experience an even more positive one.” Read Full Story →
Pacific Coachworks has announced that it is leading the California market in toy hauler sales.
PCW’s toy hauler products include the Sandsport, Powerlite, Rage’n, and most recently the Blaze’n. Read Full Story →
EverGreen RV has expanded its line of I-GO models with two new bunkhouse floorplans: the G240DBD (Double Bunk with Dinette) and G291DBS (Double Bunk with Slide).
The G240DBD features an open layout with a large, single slide that opens across from the kitchen area. The large slide houses a 90-inch U-shaped dinette and an optional 32-inch flat screen TV. The TV sits on a swivel entertainment center with radius sides that separates the living area from the master bedroom so the TV can be viewed from either room. Read Full Story →
Lifestyle RV has introduced a new rear living model fifth wheel in a compact design – the 32RL.
“The open layout is a combination of the unique kitchen, living area and multiple slides,” Lifestyle RV says in a release.” Read Full Story →
According to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, the positive surge for RV shipments in 2014 has continued through first quarter 2015. Shipments climbed to 97,074 units, 7.9% ahead of the same period last year. Read Full Story →
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