Tag Archives: fifth-wheel trailers

RV Boom & Expansion Plans

When Thor Industries purchased Shipshewana, Indiana-based KZRV in April, expansion was not on their radar. But that changed a day after the purchase was finalized when Thor officials walked through the manufacturing plant. “On the first day after owning them, … Continue reading

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Are You Overweight? 

Is your RV overweight? There’s only one way to know for sure: Escapees SmartWeigh. The Escapees SmartWeigh program provides accurate individual wheel weights for your RV, toad, and tow vehicle, and will help you trim the pounds if you need … Continue reading

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Grand Design Introduces Owner’s Pledge Initiative

Middlebury, Indiana-based Grand Design Recreation Vehicle Company announced the implementation of the Grand Design Owner’s Pledge initiative. “The initiative is a straightforward commitment that will help Grand Design and their independent dealerships across North America make customers for life,” said … Continue reading

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EverGreen RV Finalizes Acquisition of Skyline RV

Middlebury, Indiana-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles has announced that the purchase of Elkhart, Indiana-based Skyline Recreational Vehicles Division has been finalized and is now complete. The announcement came just hours after Phoenix-based manufactured housing builder Cavco Industries Inc. issued a news … Continue reading

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Fifth Wheel St. Introduces RV Tow Check App

Crestview, Florida-based Fifth Wheel St. has introduced the web-based RV Tow Check app, available for free and accessible on smartphones and tablets. The minimum requirement for RV Tow Check requires three inputs by the buyer or dealer: gross combination weight rating (GCWR), gross … Continue reading

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Figures Beguile Me & Purchasing an RV

“Figures often beguile me,” Mark Twain once wrote. And they often beguile consumers shopping for that perfect recreational vehicle. Prospective owners of the latest and greatest diesel pusher motorhome, fifth wheel, travel trailer, or other recreational vehicle, are attracted to … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Luxury RV Introduces Wide Body Design For All 2015 Models

Middlebury, Indiana-based Lifestyle Luxury RV, a division of EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC, announced that its entire 2015 fifth-wheel lineup features a 101-inch wide body design. Lifestyle Luxury RV already produces some of the largest interiors in fifth wheels as the only … Continue reading

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Still More September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving five recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Grand Design RV, Winnebago Industries, Newmar Corporation, and Spartan. Grand Design RV, LLC Middlebury, Indiana-based Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling certain … Continue reading

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More September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Jayco and Entegra. Jayco, Inc. Middlebury, Indiana-based Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Seneca motorhomes, manufactured May 7, 2012, through February … Continue reading

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September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Tiffin Motorhomes and Forest River. Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. Red Bay, Alabama-based Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain model year 2013 Allegro Bus recreational … Continue reading

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