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March 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving four recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Starcraft RV, Four Wheel & Six-Pac Campers, Heartland Recreational Vehicles, and Jayco. Starcraft RV Middlebury, Indiana-based Starcraft RV, Inc. (Starcraft) is recalling certain model … Continue reading

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Stromberg Introduces EZ Open RV Door Handle

Traverse City, Michigan-based Stromberg Carlson offers the EZ Open Hand Rail, a special RV handle that lets anyone of any age easily open RV doors from any step without backing down. “It doesn’t matter if you’re 4 years old or … Continue reading

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Dutchmen Introduces Redesigned Kodiak Ultra Lite Lineup

Goshen, Indiana-based Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc.’s redesigned Kodiak travel trailers, expandables, and toy haulers offer floor plans light enough to be towed by most SUVs, minivans, crossovers, and light trucks. “Kodiak’s fashionable interiors and innovative floor plans have driven us to … Continue reading

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What is the Real Cost of Owning an RV?

Have you ever dreamed of taking off on the open road? You’re not alone. Many yearn to drive from coast to coast, visit national and state parks, or tour scenic byways and All-American Roads. The attraction of recreational vehicle travel … Continue reading

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Gulf Stream Track & Trail Enjoying Strong Sales

Capitalizing on the healthy activity at this year’s round of retail RV shows, Gulf Stream Coach Inc. reports that several models including the Track & Trail line of travel trailer toy haulers are seeing strong sales. The Track & Trail … Continue reading

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Roadtrek Top Selling Class B Manufacturer in 2013

Kitchener, Ontario-based Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc. again ranked as the No. 1 Class B manufacturer in North America for 2013, according to data from Statistical Surveys Inc. Roadtrek has held the top spot among Class B manufacturers since 1990. In 2013, … Continue reading

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Dutchmen Aspen Trail Increases Market Share in 2013

Aspen Trail, a division of Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc., reported that sales for 2013 showed a marked increase according to the year-end report by Statistical Surveys Inc.   “Final 2013 Stat Surveys numbers show Aspen Trail’s total sales increased 49 percent,” … Continue reading

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Peterson Industries Unveils Second Excel Door-in-Slide Floor Plan

Smith Center, Kansas-based Peterson Industries announced plans for its second live webcast premier this year. “With the overwhelming, but not surprising, success of our Winslow D37SDF, featuring an industry first walk-in door built into the slide-out room, we are set … Continue reading

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EarthRoamer Integrates GOST Security System

EarthRoamer recently partnered with Global Ocean Security Technologies (GOST), incorporating the company’s high-tech security system into its XV-LT Xpedition Vehicle. The GOST Insight HD GPS IVR EarthRoamer package provides remote security, monitoring, tracking, and video surveillance for the EarthRoamer XV-LT. … Continue reading

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GCT Introduces First Carbon Fiber Composite RV

In an earlier article I reported that Global Caravan Technologies Inc. (GCT), introduced an artist’s concepts for the CR-Series and upcoming launch of the CR-1 Carbon. The Speedway, Indiana-based company has now introduced a prototype of its high-end carbon-fiber composite … Continue reading

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