RV Tire Safety Tips

There is nothing much worse or more dangerous than neglecting the tires on your recreational vehicle. Tires are the only thing between tons of moving metal and the roads you travel. Proper tire maintenance is an important safety function often neglected. The importance of properly maintaining your tires cannot be overemphasized. Safety in acceleration, braking, steering, and […]

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Understanding Motorhome Weights

You’ve probably heard it said that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This theory applies to motorhome chassis as well. The chassis manufacturer establishes weight ratings and limitations based on the major components of the system — the engine, transmission, brakes, axles, tires, and frame. These components are designed to accommodate […]

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RVs Move America: What’s Driving a Thriving Industry?

RVs Move America, the first-ever economic impact study of the recreation vehicle industry, revealed the RV industry contributed $49.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2015, and provided 289,852 full-time jobs to American workers. “The study demonstrates that the RV industry is a dynamic part of the U.S. economy,” said Frank Hugelmeyer, president of the […]

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American Coach Introduces All-New 2016 American Allegiance

Decatur, Indiana-based American Coach introduced the new 2016 American Allegiance at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 52nd Annual National RV Trade Show, December 2-4 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky. High-gloss hardwood cabinetry creates a warm, rich atmosphere throughout the American Allegiance. Offering the ideal combination of durability and beauty is a heated porcelain […]

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Winnebago Introduces New Products Including Spyder Toy Hauler

Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries, Inc. displayed a full slate of new products at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 52nd Annual National RV Trade Show, December 2-4 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Winnebago introduced several new models at the show, including a new diesel-powered Trend that will provide even higher fuel efficiency […]

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Introduces UltraSteer

Gaffney, South Carolina-based Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) introduced UltraSteer, the RV industry’s first line of fully integrated and precision-tuned tag axles. Designed for premium RVs, UltraSteer is compatible with both disc and drum brakes and offers luxury OEMs I-Series and B-Series configurations to provide optimum flexibility with coach floor plans. FCCC debuted UltraSteer at […]

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