New floorplans for Fleetwood, Holiday Rambler, others

  This article is based on a news release. (December 1, 2016) — REV Recreation Group is showcasing the Holiday Rambler Navigator, an all-new Class A diesel motorhome, as well as 14 new floorplans across REV’s four-brand lineup at RVIA National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., this week. In addition to the Navigator model, Holiday Rambler will showcase five... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for Nov. 2016

  WASHINGTON: Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for November 2016 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information has been gleaned from the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. This is NOT a complete list of all vehicles and related equipment recalled. UNITED STATES RECALLS RECREATION VEHICLES Daimler Trucks North America, LLC... Read More

More than 17,500 older Sprinter vehicles recalled

  Daimler Vans USA is recalling more than 17,500 model year 2003-2006 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans manufactured June 30, 2003, to August 31, 2006. The instrument cluster on the affected vehicles fails to illuminate the brake warning lamp in the instrument cluster during the vehicle start up bulb-function check. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the... Read More

Some 2017 Entegra Coach motorhomes recalled

  Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2017 Aspire, Anthem, Cornerstone and Insignia motorhomes manufactured April 15, 2016, to October 25, 2016 and built on Spartan Motors chassis. The throttle circuit wires on the affected vehicles may not have been twisted to cancel out electromagnetic interference, and as a result, interference may cause the throttle signal to be higher or lower... Read More

Keystone RV recalls more than 6,200 fifth wheels

  Keystone RV Company is recalling 6,252 model year 2015-2016 Keystone Carbon, Fuzion, Impact, Raptor, and Dutchmen Voltage toy hauler fifth wheels equipped with aluminum black ladders manufactured by Christianson Industries. The affected ladders have retractable hinges, each with a welded ‘top hat’ that can separate from the hinge. If the hinges separate from the ladder while in use, the ladder... Read More

Beware of buying trailers stolen in Illinois

  Crime investigators in Madison County, Illinois, fear an unsuspecting RV buyer could end up getting ripped off. Three camper trailers were recently stolen in the area and police fear the thieves will try to sell them to unsuspecting buyers on a website such as Craigslist. The three camper trailers were stolen either late on the night of November 19th or early in... Read More

Thor, Winnebago debut 2017 model changes

  (Nov. 29, 2016) — The 2016 RV Industry Trade Show began today in Louisville, Kentucky. Thor and Winnebago issued news releases about their 2017 RVs to be debuted at the once-a-year event. Here is the very brief overview of models and floor plans as supplied by the PR departments at each company. Thor: •Aria 3401 – Campground friendly diesel pusher featuring king... Read More

RV industry marketing efforts target three groups

  Based on news release from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). With deliveries of RVs climbing toward an all-time high, the North American RV industry is planning to accelerate its marketing efforts on three groups of consumers most likely to buy – Active Family Adventurers, Nature Lovers and Kid-Free Adult Adventurers. Combined, they represent 40 percent of U.S. households. According to a news release,... Read More

Heartland recalls more than two-thousand travel trailers

  Heartland Recreational Vehicles is recalling 2,045 model year 2015-2016 Cyclone travel trailers manufactured July 6, 2014, to September 29, 2015, and 2015-2016 Road Warrior and 2016 Torque trailers manufactured July 18, 2014, to September 30, 2015. The affected trailers are equipped with aluminum black ladders manufactured by Christianson Industries that have retractable hinges, each with a welded ‘top hat’... Read More