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By: On: Monday June 15 2015

Winnebago Travato

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has surged to become the top manufacturer in Class B van retail sales for the year, according to information released by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).

Through April 2015 year-to-date results released by SSI, Winnebago’s Class B touring coaches are the leaders in the category with a 30.6 percent market share. Read Full Story →

By: On: Thursday June 11 2015

Venture RV Website

Venture RV has redesigned its website in support of its SportTrek and Sonic ultra-lightweight travel trailers.

“The new consumer-friendly websites are responsive to mobile devices, enjoy an open design, and are more intuitive for users,” says David Boggs, Venture product manager. “Each page is print friendly, and the new photo gallery displays all product photography for each unit. Additional lifestyle images are being added every day to support consumer and trade press opportunities, and customers will appreciate cutaways of the product lines,” Boggs continued. Read Full Story →

By: On: Wednesday June 10 2015

2016 Chateau Super C 22B

2016 Thor Motor Coach (TMC) motorhomes are arriving at dealerships across the United States and Canada. Of particular interest is the new 22B Class C model for both the Four Winds and Chateau brands.

The 22B provides a spacious living area with a large booth dinette that easily accommodates four full-sized adults,” TMC says in a release. “The kitchen has ample counter space and many storage areas not normally found in a coach of this size. The ingenious bed slideout features a queen sized Denver Mattress with plenty of walk around space.” Read Full Story →

By: On: Wednesday June 10 2015

Winnebago GoLife Calendar

Winnebago has unveiled its new GoLife calendar, which is designed to provide all of the information needed to plan your next travel adventure.

Located at WinnebagoLife.com/Events, the calendar offers a glimpse at planned RV rallies, shows, events, and tours nationwide. Information compiled is designed to give any recreational vehicle enthusiast a valuable resource to discover events and places to visit. Read Full Story →

By: On: Friday June 5 2015

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Frank Hugelmeyer has been named the next president of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Hugelmeyer will officially take the seat on October 1 after Richard Coon, who has held the position for the past 10 years, retires.

After an extensive search over the past several months, the RVIA Presidential Search Committee recommended and the RVIA Board of Directors approved the hiring of Hugelmeyer during the association’s Committee Week meetings, held May 31 – June 4 in Washington, D.C. Read Full Story →

By: On: Friday June 5 2015

Venture RV SportTrek 327VIK

Venture RV has released a new versatile floorplan for its SportTrek Travel Trailer that sleeps up to 11 people – the 327VIK.

“The private rear bunkroom sleeps six, for starters, and offers its own entertainment center, pedestal table, flip-up sofa and ginormous closet,” says Dave Boggs, Venture RV national sales and product manager. “And you can’t beat the living room for entertainment space.” Read Full Story →

By: On: Thursday June 4 2015

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Thor Industries, Inc. announced record sales for the third quarter ended April 30, 2015, compared with very strong results from the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

Sales from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 were $1.17 billion, up 12% from $1.05 billion in the third quarter last year, as sales of both towable and motorized RVs posted gains from a year ago. Towable results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 included the impact of the acquisitions of K-Z, Cruiser RV, LLC and DRV, LLC, which were not included in the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Read Full Story →

By: On: Thursday June 4 2015

Winnebago Travato Red Flame

Winnebago is displaying the Travato 59G at the GoPro Mountain Games June 4-9 in Vail, Colorado. The Travato, which Winnebago says is the perfect motorhome for outdoor enthusiasts, offers a rear bed that folds up for storing bikes and other outdoor accessories.

“We are excited to bring the Travato to this core group of outdoor enthusiasts,” says Russ Garfin, product manager. “We truly feel the Travato is the perfect fit for these games and we know we’ll impress many in attendance with this versatile basecamp.” Read Full Story →

By: On: Thursday May 28 2015

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NADAguides.com, a leading website for new and used vehicle pricing shopping information has added RV pricing pricing, specs and tools into their mobile site. Motorcycle, ATV, Snowmobile, and Boat information was also added. Read Full Story →

By: On: Wednesday May 27 2015

Avail Tow Bar

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 →




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