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By: On: Wednesday January 8 2014

National Parks Fee-Free Days

If you were looking for an excuse to check out some of the United States’ amazing national parks, the National Park Service has recently announced a number of Fee-Free days for 2014.

The program provides several fee free days throughout the year at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees. Read Full Story →

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    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.” Read Full Story →

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      By: On: Wednesday November 27 2013

      Winnebago Destination Fifth Wheel

      Winnebago will be unveiling its first full-size, luxury fifth wheel – the Destination – at the 51st annual National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.

      “The new Destination truly lives up to the iconic Winnebago name,” says Winnebago Towables President Johnny Hernandez. “I am very proud of our team and the results of their efforts to push the envelope of traditional fifth-wheel design to achieve a product that all other fifth wheels will soon be measured by.” Read Full Story →

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        By: On: Wednesday November 27 2013

        Thor Tuscany 44MT

        Thor Motor Coach has unveiled a trio of new floorplans from its Tuscany, Tuscany XTE and Palazzo diesel motorhome brands.

        “Thor Motor Coach diesels have made a 25.8% market share increase in 2013,” says Adam Gudger, national sales manager. “This market increase exemplifies our commitment to product development and new floorplans. We’ve listened to our retail customer and our team has done a tremendous job developing products that meet their needs.” Read Full Story →

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          By: On: Wednesday November 27 2013

          Winnebago Travato

          Winnebago Industries, Inc. is planning to expand its manufacturing footprint to nearby Lake Mills, Iowa.

          Winnebago and the city of Lake Mills have come to an agreement on the five-year lease of the 100,000-square-foot plant formerly owned and operated by Cummins Filtration. The Lake Mills facility will be used for the production of Winnebago’s Class B motorhomes; initially the new Travato model built on the Ram ProMaster chassis. Read Full Story →

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            By: On: Wednesday November 27 2013

            Venture Sonic

            Venture RV, a division of KZRV, has been seeing an increased demand in its products and has opened a new facility to keep up.

            “We had an exceptional show with both the SportTrek lightweight travel trailer and the all new Sonic ultra-lightweight travel trailer,” says Dave Boggs, director of sales and marketing. “The dealers liked what we had to offer and responded with orders. The manufacturing facility recently started production of Venture RV’s newest addition, the Sonic Ultra-lightweight trailer. The opening of this facility will allow us to deliver the Sonic to our dealer base more efficiently and in a timely manner.” Read Full Story →

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              By: On: Friday November 8 2013

              2014 Winnebago Sightseer inLounge

              Winnebago Industries has updated its Sightseer and Sunova Class A lines for 2014 with four floorplans.

              This year, LED ceiling lights bring energy efficiency to a coach that already features Corian galley countertops, MCD solar/blackout roller shades and Ultraleather cab seats. The 35G is outfitted with the inLounge extendable sectional sofa and movable inTable. For additional sleeping space, add the StudioLoft drop-down cab bed to any floorplan. Read Full Story →

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                By: On: Monday September 16 2013

                Winnebago Trend at Hershey RV Show

                Winnebago Industries’ new Trend motorhome made its debut last week at the Hershey RV Show in Hershey, Pa.

                “We had phenomenal interest in the new Winnebago Trend Class C motorhome introduced at Hershey,” says Winnebago Industries Vice President of Sales and Product Management Scott Degnan. “Though small in size, this motorhome made a huge impact at its first retail show. While I was on site at the show, we had a continuous line of people waiting to take their first look at the new Trend, and their response to the vehicle’s unique features was overwhelmingly positive. Downsizers and first time buyers were especially attracted to the compact size and had many positive comments about the creative use of space and the fresh, open feeling of the new interiors.” Read Full Story →

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                  By: On: Thursday September 12 2013

                  Venture Snoic Exterior

                  Venture RV will be displaying its new line of Sonic ultra-lightweight travel trailers September 16-19, 2013 at the fall open house in Elkhart, Ind.

                  “We will have 13 units in Elkhart, including our newest product innovation, the Sonic,” says Dave Boggs, director of marketing and sales. “The Sonic weighs between 2,950 to 4,500 pounds and range from 20-25 feet in length. The segment we are targeting is the minivan and small SUV market. The Sonic features many standards not found in the ultra-lightweight market like, interior LED lighting, convection microwave, Champaign color infused fiberglass exterior (including the roof) and CD/DVD/MP3 with Bluetooth. I’m sure it will be a big hit at the show. Read Full Story →

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                    By: On: Thursday September 12 2013

                    Winnebago Ultralite 27RBDS

                    Winnebago Industries, Inc. has debuted its new Winnebago Ultralite at America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa.

                    The all-new Winnebago Ultralite 27RBDS is outfitted with a queen bed with a luxury memory foam mattress, roomy wardrobe, double shower, solid-surface countertops, large pantry and energy-efficient LED lighting. Winnebago says the aerodynamic shape and enclosed underbelly provide exceptional “wind-slip,” reducing drag and increasing fuel economy, while the Stable-Track axle is designed to smooth out the ride and reduce sway caused by crosswinds or passing traffic. Read Full Story →

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