Tag Archives: recreational vehicle

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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Airstream Announces Interstate Grand Tour Details & Pricing

In an earlier article on Vogel Talks RVing, I reported on the introduction of the new Airstream Interstate Grand Tour. Jackson Center Ohio-based Airstream Inc. has now announced additional details and pricing for its newly-released Interstate Grand Tour. The Class B motorhome … 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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Airstream Introduces 2015 Airstream Classic

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream has announced the introduction of the latest addition to the brand’s legendary travel trailer model line with the 2015 Airstream Classic. The new Classic trailer was inspired by the needs of generations of owners with a … 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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Thor Motor Coach Displays 2015 Models at Pomona RV Show

Elkhart, Indiana-based Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is displaying a full complement of new motorhomes as part of the October 10-19 California RV Show at the Fairplex in Pomona. The new Tuscany 40DX makes its California debut, featuring fully-reclining theater seating and retractable … Continue reading

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Little Guy Relaunches MyPod Teardrop Trailer

Massillon, Ohio-based Little Guy announced the relaunch of the MyPod teardrop camper trailer line, capable of being towed by a Smart Car. The teardrop trailer’s design uses an innovative aluminum frame and pure fiberglass body, with the B@sic model tipping … Continue reading

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Plan Now To Attend FMCA 91st Family Reunion

Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) has fittingly chosen “California Gold” as the theme for its next Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase. FMCA’s California Gold event will be held March 26-29, 2015, at a facility that is widely recognized as a … Continue reading

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