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By: On: Thursday November 26 2015

Charles Lindbergh Trailer

Famed aviator Charles A. Lindbergh‘s personal 1939 travel trailer is now part of the RV/MH Museum‘s historic RV collection.

The Lindbergh trailer, valued at approximately $200,000, was donated to the museum by Californian Dennis Gibbs. Gibbs said that the trailer was custom built and owned by Charles Lindbergh, and it has never been refurbished and is in its original condition. 

By: On: Thursday November 26 2015

Aliner Logo

Columbia Northwest, Inc. plans to introduce several new folding trailers for its Somerset line.

For 2016, the Aliner factory is introducing a new line of folding trailers with a narrow body, low-profile, light weight design. The 11-foot box Chesapeake sleeps six people and is the lightest hard top folding trailer in the industry for its size. With a closed height of 47 inches and a 125-pound tongue weight, this trailer can be hauled by a variety of smaller tow vehicles.

By: On: Thursday November 26 2015

Thor Gemini

Thor Motor Coach unveiled its new Gemini RUV motorhome back in September. It is the first Ford Transit equipped motorhome in North America.

While we saw a few pictures when it was introduced, TMC has produced an extensive video that covers the new Gemini inside and out. If you have any interest in compact motorhomes, this 26-minute video is worth checking out.

By: On: Thursday November 26 2015

Lance Trailer

Lance plans to showcase new models and introduce a variety of new tools for its dealers to utilize in 2016 at the upcoming RVIA show in Louisville, Ky.

“Great product that creates strong consumer demand will always be the key to success. We are not planning on resting on our laurels,” says Gary Conley, national sales manager. “In addition to our all new 650 Truck Camper, designed for half ton short bed trucks, we will be introducing two all new ultra-light travel trailer models. The 1475 is an ultra-lightweight trailer designed for two people and focused around two matching full size swivel rocker chairs and a dry bath featuring full size neo-angle shower. The 2155 is Lance’s first double slide travel trailer, featuring a very inviting island floor-plan.”

By: On: Friday November 20 2015

Venetian T42 Overhead Interior

Thor Motor Coach will show off a third floorplan to its Venetian motorhome lineup at the RVIA National Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.

“The new T42 model provides a bigger platform for those consumers looking for the best combination of style, luxury and living space,” Thor Motor Coach says in a release.

By: On: Thursday November 19 2015

Lance Hellwig Camper

With over 130,000 automotive enthusiasts in attendance, Lance unveiled a custom build based on its ½-ton 650 truck camper at the 2015 SEMA show in Las Vegas.

“The primary goal for our involvement at SEMA was to continue to increase brand awareness with those not familiar with Lance and secondarily start building an interest in the brand with a younger demographic overall,” says Bob Rogers, director of marketing at Lance. 

By: On: Thursday November 19 2015

2016 Aliner LE

Aliner has announced a new retro-inspired 2016 Limited Edition model that will be ready for consumers in January 2016.

The Aliner Limited Edition features a retro graphics package, new exterior porch light, tires with chrome moon hub, tire cover, and a certificate of authenticity.

By: On: Friday November 6 2015

Dutchmen Voltage MORryde

Dutchmen recently unveiled a Voltage toy hauler with some interesting technology. According to Dutchemn, each Voltage toy hauler will come equipped with a MORryde “Zero G” ramp door and “Park n Play” patio rail kit.

According to Dutchmen, the Zero G door benefits from automotive-style latching and an electronic key lock. Dutchmen says the ramp door can be lowered and lifted with a finger.

By: On: Wednesday October 28 2015

Winnebago Destination

Winnebago Towables has increased its market share in both travel trailer and fifth wheel sales for the month of August and the first eight months of the calendar year, according to a report from Statistical Surveys, Inc (SSI).

SSI reports that Winnebago travel trailer and fifth wheel retail registrations rose 30.2% through the first eight months of the year and 53% for the month of August. The industry as a while also saw growth with a 16.6% increase through the year and 9.6% in August.

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.

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