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By: On: Monday April 14 2014

Tredit Tire Care Program

Prime Time Manufacturing, in partnership with Tredit Tire and Wheel, is providing its customers with two new benefit programs.

Tredit, the exclusive provider of tires to Prime Time Manufacturing, is now offering the new Tredit Care Plus Emergency Roadside Service program as an added benefit when purchasing a Prime Time RV.

By: On: Monday March 24 2014

Winnebago Travato

Winnebago has put the finishing touches on the first Travato Class B motorhome, which was completed at the assembly facility in Lake Mills, Iowa.

As announced in November 2013, Winnebago expanded manufacturing for the Company’s Winnebago Touring Coach (Class B) motorhomes to a new Lake Mills Assembly Facility. The Company celebrated the completion of the first Travato rolling off the line today.

By: On: Tuesday March 4 2014

Thor Motor Coach

More retail customers in the United States and North America bought a Thor Motor Coach than any other motorhome brand in 2013, according to data collected by Statistical Surveys. In fact, the report says that Thor Motor Coach’s motorhomes made up more than 23% of the US marketplace in 2013.

By: On: Tuesday March 4 2014

Prime Time Avenger

Prime Time Manufacturing saw huge gains in retail sales and market share for 2013, the young company’s fourth year building towable recreational vehicles.

Final 2013 numbers from Statistical Surveys show that Prime Time’s travel trailer brands increased total retail sales by 47% and Prime Time’s fifth wheel brands increased total retail sales by 62%. Prime Time also says its market share increased by more than 30% for 2013.

By: On: Tuesday February 18 2014

Holiday Rambler Traveler

Allied Specialty Vehicles has closed the doors of its Elkhart, Ind. Monaco RV plant. According to IndyStar.com, 85 permanent employees are affected by the closure.

The plant had produced the R-Vision and Holiday Rambler towable RV models.

By: On: Tuesday February 18 2014

Winnebago Via

Winnebago has agreed to become the North American supplier of motorized rental units for Apollo Motorhome Holidays in the United States.

Apollo has agreed to purchase Winnebago motorhomes to provide travel and vacation experiences for its customers within the U.S.

By: On: Thursday February 13 2014

2014 Winnebago Trend

Winnebago, according to Statistical Surveys, Inc., was the top selling motorhome brand for 2013. Statistical Surveys, Inc. is a retail reporting service based out of Grand Rapids, Mich.

“We are very proud of the continued success of Winnebago in the marketplace and we continue to develop innovative, quality products to promote this iconic American brand,” says Winnebago Industries Vice President of Sales and Product Management Scott Degnan. “We have launched a great motorhome lineup this year, with several brand new, innovative products just entering the marketplace. We believe our new Trend, Viva!, Forza, Solei, and Travato now entering the market will bring us additional incremental growth in the coming year.

By: On: Tuesday January 14 2014

Winnebago Fifth Wheel Tampa

Winnebago plans to highlight its Winnebago, Itasca and Winnebago Touring Coach lineups, including the retail debut of several new products at the Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa, January 15-19, 2014.

Winnebago Vista 36Y

As you would gather from its name, the Vista offers great views from the large front cab windows, or with the large, passenger side picture window looking out from the galley island. This triple slide floorplan also features a StudioLoft drop-down bed in the cab area, new sofa with integrated recliner, three hidden TVs, walk-through bathroom and a luxurious bedroom. The 36Y floorplan is also available in the Sunstar product line.

By: On: Tuesday January 14 2014

Tampa RV Show 2014

Thor Motor Coach will have several new motorhomes on display at Florida’s upcoming 2014 Tampa RV Show. Show gates open to the public January 15th, 2013 at the Florida State Fairgrounds.

“The Axis and Vegas models have created the hottest new segment in the motorhome market, the RUV (Recreational Utility Vehicle) with its audience eagerly awaiting it debut at this RV show,” Thor says in a release. “These new RUV’s are compact, fun to drive and easy to maneuver, while permitting living and storage spaces not found in an automotive based SUV.”

By: On: Wednesday December 4 2013

Prime Time Spartan

Prime Time Manufacturing has introduced the all-new Spartan Toy Hauler at the 51st Annual National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.

The complete Spartan line-up will include several fifth wheel models, an offering of travel trailers, and a selection of smaller, lightweight SUTs targeting half-ton tow vehicles. According to Spartan Product Manager, Brian Weaver, “We will have a wide range of Spartan products for our dealers so that they can fully capitalize on the explosive growth in the toy hauler segment. The fifth wheel on display at Louisville is positioned directly in the heart of the high-volume fifth wheel market and we are incredibly excited about its great looks, abundant features, and strong value.”




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