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By: On: Monday September 28 2015
Thor Gemini

Thor Gemini

Thor Motor Coach showed off its new Gemini and Compass RUVs (Recreational Utility Vehicles) at the 6th Annual Dealer Open House.

According to Thor, RUVs, which also include the Axis and Vegas brands, are a new line of motorhome, which take the size of today’s larger SUVs and adds the benefits of an RV. Thor boasts both the Gemini and Compass are easy to drive, compact, maneuverable and feature great fuel efficiency.

By: On: Monday September 28 2015

Super Grip Chocks XL

If your RV tends to rock about front-to-back when you are at your campsite, Ultra-Fab Products may have a solution with its new Super Grip Chocks XL.

“The Super Grip Chocks XL anchors opposing wheels of tandem axles, which creates a firm foundation while the RV is parked,” Ultra-Fab Products says in a release. “Improperly chocked RVs promote an unstable platform inside the living area that can cause nausea associated with seasickness. The Super Grip Chocks XL eliminates this annoying sensation.”

By: On: Friday September 18 2015

2016 Forest River Wildcat

Forest River has unveiled its completely redesigned Wildcat fifth wheel. Forest River says it is targeting the high-volume, mid-price fifth wheel segment with the new Wildcat.

“For over a decade, Wildcat has been one of Forest River’s flagship brands and it’s been wildly successful with retail customers. However, our dealers have consistently asked us to make the product lighter and more affordable so that we can be even more competitive,” says Chris Saal, Wildcat sales manager. “The new Wildcat accomplishes that goal! Now, more than ever, Wildcat has the right floorplans, the right look, and the right price to compete with any fifth wheel in its class.”

By: On: Sunday September 13 2015

2016 Tuscany Exterior

Thor Motor Coach has made significant changes to its Class A diesel motorhome lineup for 2016.

2016 Tuscany

2016 Tuscany Interior

Thor boasts it redesigned the Tuscany from the ground up for 2016 with the goal of greatly increasing exterior storage. To accomplish that, Thor started with a new basement structure. Other changes include a first-in-class push-button engine start, hydraulic slid rooms, and five new full-body paint packages.

By: On: Thursday September 10 2015

Winnebago Logo

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has been named to Fortune Magazine’s list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for the third consecutive year.

The annual list ranks public companies with the best three-year profit, revenue and stock growth.

By: On: Wednesday September 9 2015

Prime Time Fury

Prime Time Manufacturing has added a new member to its towables lineup – the Fury Toy Hauler.

According to Prime Time, the Fury was designed to meet the needs of customers in the half-ton pickup market.

By: On: Wednesday September 9 2015

Winnebago Era

Winnebago Industries, Inc. plans to bring a lineup of 2016 motorhomes and towables to “America’s Largest RV Show.”

Running Sept. 16-20 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the show will feature more than 50 Winnebago and Winnebago Touring Coach motorhomes and a full lineup of Winnebago travel trailers, fifth wheels and toy haulers. Every motorhome and towable product on display will be available for tours with select diesel motorhomes available to test drive.

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.

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.

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.

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