Ford recalls more than 200,000 2016 F-150s and Explorers

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 1, 2017 – Ford is issuing a safety recall in North America for approximately 202,274 2016 Ford F-150 and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with front power seats that may experience looseness of the front seat adjuster assembly. In affected vehicles, the upper left-hand pivot bolt for the front power seat adjuster may loosen or fall out. A... Read More

RV capital Elkhart reaches out to find workers

An area that was formerly a poster child for the Great Recession now has a problem it could only have dreamed of nine years ago. We’re talking about Elkhart County, Indiana, where four out of five RVs are manufactured. Like many communities across the country, Elkhart County has a website and a marketing pitch aimed at attracting new business investment... Read More

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 822

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Issue 822 • Week of December 2–8, 2017   #rvtravel SHOP AT AMAZON FOR THE HOLIDAYS and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com,... Read More

RVs become part of “underground economy”

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris Would you rent an RV for $300 a month? It appears that many are willing to do just that, in an underground economy that’s springing up across the U.S. But there’s a bit of a catch to the cheap rental – you won’t be going too far in your $10-a-day special, unless somewhere... Read More

Rusty’s RV Ranch will keep you in the dark – perfect for stargazing

By Chris Fellows, Serenity Mobile Observatory Visit a truly dark sky location in southwest New Mexico. If you own an RV, and a telescope, you must visit Rusty’s RV Ranch, a Bortle 2, “truly dark sky” location. This park is located in the boot heel of New Mexico, at GPS coordinates N 31*55’43.30 W 109*02’10.02, or address 854 State Highway... Read More