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Younger Campers Drive Sales as RV shipments Continue to Rise

It was the best April for RV shipments in seven years, according to figures recently released by the Reston, Virginia-based Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Manufacturer shipments of all RVs tracked by RVIA were measured at 33,774 units in April … Continue reading

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Spartan Chassis Introduces Passive Steer Tag Axle

Charlotte, Michigan-based Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., has introduced its new Passive Steer Tag Axle for the Recreational Vehicle industry. This purpose-built Passive Steer Tag Axle produces a 7 percent reduction in curb-to-curb turning radius. “Spartan’s Passive … Continue reading

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RV Industry Projected To Grow For 6th Consecutive Year

The RV industry’s shipments will total 349,400 units in 2014, an 8.8 percent increase above the 2013 total of 321,127, according to RV industry analyst Dr. Richard Curtin. Releasing the forecast at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) joint-committee luncheon … Continue reading

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Winnebago Introduces Grand Tour and Ellipse Ultra

In a recent post on Vogel Talks RVing, I detailed the re-introduction of the Winnebago Brave, the much loved classic that that made America fall in love with motorhomes. Also the Winnebago Grand Tour and the Itasca Ellipse Ultra diesel … Continue reading

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Thor Motor Coach Introduces Bunkhouse Motorhomes in 7 Lines

Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach offers a bunkhouse model in seven of its motorhomes, including the Palazzo Diesel Pusher, Miramar, Windsport, Hurricane, and ACE Class A motorhomes, in addition to Chateau and Four Winds brands of Class C motorhomes. These … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Introduces 35E Floor Plan to 2015 Excursion Diesel Pusher Line

Decatur, Indiana-based Fleetwood RV Inc. introduces a new floor plan for its compact Class A diesel pusher, the Excursion. The 35E floor plan features a contemporary design along with a flexible layout that allows RVers to include the whole family on … Continue reading

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Newmar Recognizes Outstanding Customer Service

Nappanee, Indiana-based Newmar Corporation announced the names of its dealers being recognized for providing excellent customer service during the past year. The Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award is presented to dealers who scored in a predetermined percentile based on results … Continue reading

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April 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced six recall notices involving six recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Newmar Corp, Triple E Recreational Vehicles, Keystone RV Company, Winnebago Industries, Thor Motor Coach, and Heartland Recreational Vehicles. Newmar Corporation Newmar Corporation (Newmar) is … Continue reading

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KiraVan: World’s Most Elaborate All-Terrain RV

The KiraVan, a giant custom built off road recreational vehicle, includes an office, kitchen, and bedrooms as well as its own motorbike and drone. Capable of traveling most anywhere, the KiraVan was designed by Californian inventor Bran Ferren for his … Continue reading

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Winnebago Introduces 2015 Models

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries Inc. introduced the new 2015 models to the company’s dealer partners during its annual Dealer Days event at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Introductions included the all-new Brave and Tribute, Grand Tour and Ellipse Ultra … Continue reading

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