Tag Archives: Class B motorhomes

August 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced two recall notice involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Starcraft and Thor Motor Coach. Starcraft RV Middlebury, Indiana-based Starcraft RV (Starcraft) is recalling certain model year 2015 18QB AR-One travel trailers manufactured June … Continue reading

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Airstream Introduces New Interstate Grand Tour

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream announced the introduction of a new addition to the brand’s Interstate Class B motorhome lineup, the Airstream Interstate Grand Tour. Combining the qualities of the classic “silver bullet” Airstream travel trailer with the Airstream Interstate, the … Continue reading

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Birth of Airstream & Wally Byam

From its humble beginnings, Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, has become an American icon. But, how did this successful company come about? The history of Airstream is intertwined with the journey of the man who made … Continue reading

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Airstream Announces List of Top Dealers

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream announced its top U.S. dealer rankings based on retail units sold between May 2013 and May 2014 during the company’s dealer meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. Airstream’s “Top Dealer” winner, Colonial Airstream, is a family owned dealership … Continue reading

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Airstream Partners with Mercedes Benz To Launch Owner’s Club

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) announced an exclusive multi-year strategic partnership. Airstream and MBCA will lead the creation of a dedicated Airstream owners’ community, supported through partnership in MBCA club events and a variety … Continue reading

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Mercedes Introduces Marco Polo Based on the V-Class

Mercedes introduced the new Marco Polo at the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf, Germany. Based on the V-Class, the Marco Polo is a compact camper van that “sets new standards in perceived quality, stylish living and comfortable practicality.” Designed to be the … Continue reading

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Pleasure-Way Introduces Sprinter-Based Wide-Body Class B

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based Pleasure-Way Industries Ltd. previously introduced a wide-body Prestige Class B motorhome built on the Ford E350 dual rear wheel cutaway chassis with a 176-inch wheelbase. Pleasure-Way Industries follows up by announcing the launch of its first Sprinter-based wide-body motorhome, … Continue reading

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RV Numbers Climb in May

2014 could be the best year for the RV industry since 2007. At least that was the opinion of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) following their recent announcement that May RV wholesale shipments to retailers continued to climb with … Continue reading

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Purchasing an RV in 8 Easy Steps

Purchasing a recreational vehicle can be an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. Purchasing an RV is a more complicated process than buying a car. If you are new to the RV lifestyle, you owe it to yourself to … Continue reading

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Airstream & Mercedes Introduce 2015 Autobahn Luxury Van

Airstream, the maker of the iconic silver-bullet travel trailers, and Mercedes-Benz introduced the all-new super-luxurious 2015 Autobahn Luxury Van, at the recent Mercedes-Benz Sprinter National Dealer Meeting. Based on the updated Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, the Autobahn stays true to Airstream’s heritage of aircraft inspired design and … Continue reading

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