Freightliner Introduces New V-Ride Suspension System

Gaffney, South Carolina-based Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) unveiled its V-Ride rear suspension system during the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 51st Annual National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Kentucky, December 3-5. The V-Ride is the first-ever single-axle rear suspension rated at 24,000 pounds, offering luxury motorhome manufacturers more options for floor plan designs and […]

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Freightliner Introduces SL-M Modular Motorhome Chassis

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) introduces the SL-M modular motorhome chassis, adding design flexibility to the power and performance of its SL Series motorhome chassis line. In designing the SL-M, FCCC engineers created a versatile RV chassis with a fully customizable basement storage space. Designed and engineered with the luxury RV in mind, the SL-M […]

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More January RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Airstream, Keystone RV Company, Forest River, Inc., and Fleetwood RV. Airstream Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream is recalling potentially 576 units of its model year 2008-2013 Interstate motorhomes manufactured August 2007 through December 2012 and equipped with the rear sofa […]

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January RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced three recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Thor Motor Coach, Winnebago Industries, and Newmar Corp. Thor Motor Coach Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain model year 2011 through 2013 Tuscany, Astoria, Ultrasport, Montecito, and Palazzo recreational vehicles manufactured from May 17, 2010 through October […]

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North Trail RV Center Announces $15M Expansion

South Florida-based North Trail RV Center announces plans for a $15 million dollar expansion at its Fort Myers location. The family-owned company also operates a dealership in Fort Lauderdale and a separate collision center in Fort Myers. Expansion of the 80-plus acre ‘footprint’ will begin in late 2012, according to a news release. This state-of-the-art […]

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MotorHome Magazine Announces 2012 Readers’ Choice Award Winners

The results of MotorHome magazine’s first-ever Readers’ Choice Awards are in and this year’s winners include many of North America’s most popular motorhomes, campgrounds, RV products, and services. More than 130,000 MotorHome readers were invited to choose from 100 brands and cast votes online at MotorHomeMagazine.com for their favorites in 24 categories such as Class A Motorhome, RV Cleaner, and […]

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Still More August RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving five recreational vehicle manufacturers—Winnebago, Jayco, Roadtrek, Gulf Stream Coach, and Newmar Corp. Winnebago Industries Inc. Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries Inc. is recalling 44 model year 2012-2013 Winnebago and Itasca motor homes. A cutting machine may have scored the copper propane tubing […]

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