MORryde StepAbove Entry Steps Provide Stability

September 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

StepAbove entry steps by MOR/ryde MORryde International launched its new StepAbove entry steps during last week’s America’s Largest Show in Hershey, Pa., while also showcasing the product at the Elkhart RV Open House which opened Monday (Sept. 19) and concludes today. According to a press release, MORryde engineered StepAbove after listening to input from RVers indicating that existing entry steps were not stable. StepAbove provides security as the steps go all the way to the ground and are... Read more

Lippert Rolls Out SolidStep RV Entry Step System

September 21, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) recently introduced the latest innovation in its RV entry-step product line, the SolidStep. According to a press release, LCI’s SolidStep is a totally new design featuring patent-pending technology that allows the step to be more user-friendly than traditional step designs. The SolidStep boasts the popular extruded aluminum step tread design that was another industry-first on the LCI Alumi-Tread line of steps. In addition to the light and durable step surfaces, the... Read more

Lippert Unveils New Products During Open House

September 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI) is unveiling several new products at this week’s Elkhart RV Open House, the company reported in a press release. In addition, LCI also extended invitations to dealership representatives to tour its Elkhart marketing and design center and product showroom as well as the aftermarket distribution center in South Bend. Breakfast will be served at LCI’s marketing and design center on 8-10 a.m. Monday through Wednesday. Personal tours of the design center and the... Read more

New Dyson Cordless Vac Offers Longer Run Time

September 14, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Dyson has introduced its eighth generation cordless vacuum for RVs, offering more power and improved running time after charging.  According to a press release, the original Dyson DC 35 that was launched six years ago to the RV industry had a run time of around 12 minutes while the new V8 product will have up to a 40-minute run time. Additionally, Dyson will be moving toward a High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) platform in all products. General Manager Brent Balser stated, “The V8 will... Read more

Spartan’s APS Provides Safety, Stability in A’s

August 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Spartan Specialty Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors Inc., announced today (Aug. 3) at the Family Motor Coach Association’s (FMCA) 94th International Convention the availability of its new Advanced Protection System (APS). According to a press release, APS is designed to make owning and operating a Class A motorhome “safer for drivers, passengers, and other vehicles that share the road.” Spartan’s new Advanced Protection System integrates collision mitigation, electronic stability... Read more

Jayco, Thetford Align to Offer ‘Sani-Con Turbo’

August 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

In an exclusive agreement running through Dec. 31, Jayco Inc. has partnered with Thetford Corp. to offer the new Sani-Con Turbo 500 as an option on all of its 2017 fifth-wheel and travel trailer models. Jayco is currently hosting its Dealer Homecoming at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Fla. “After bringing the convenience of the new Sani-Con Turbo to our 2017 fifth-wheel lineup, we received such great feedback and knew we needed to bring it to our travel trailers as well,” said Brad Whitehead,... Read more

Lippert ‘EuroLoft’ Bed Popular with U.S. OEMs

July 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. is the latest U.S. motorhome manufacturer to incorporate Lippert Components Inc.’s (LCI) EuroLoft bed lift system into its floorplan designs. (Watch a video below). According to a press release the Red Bay, Ala.-based builder joins Winnebago Industries Inc., Jayco Inc., Thor Industries Inc., REV Recreation Group, Forest River Inc. Georgetown, Dynamax Corp., Coachmen RV and Foretravel Inc. using the system produced by Lippert’s Italy-based operation, Project 2000. In... Read more

Aqua View SHOWERMI$ER Saves Water in RVs

July 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Aqua View Inc. has introduced the SHOWERMI$ER, a new water saving system that attaches to the showerhead in RVs. According to a press release, it redirects cold water that normally goes down the drain back into the fresh water tank. Aqua View President Gus Searcy announced that the product will be distributed nationwide by NTP-STAG, a division of Keystone Automotive Operations. Searcy also reported that Forest River Inc. will be installing the SHOWERMI$ER in new selected models during the... Read more

ASA Rolls Out Heavy Duty Quad-View Monitor

July 27, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Elkhart, Ind.-based ASA Electronics announced the release of the VOM74WP Voyager 7-inch, quad-view monitor, the latest addition to its “heavy duty” lineup. According to a press release, the system is engineered for the toughest environments with IPX5 waterproof rating and multiple camera inputs to provide all of the necessary views to keep drivers safe. “We are excited about the introduction of the new VOM74WP rear observation monitor. This monitor combines the features of the ever dependable... Read more

Sys2K & Noverra Offer Chip Card Transactions

July 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Sys2K, a supplier of Windows-based dealer management software, announced the release of EMV (chip card) certified payment transaction processing through a partnership with Novera Payment Solutions LLC. According to a press release, Novera provides its integrated payment processing solution to Sys2K customers “utilizing a cost effective transparent pricing structure.” “The partnership between Novera and Sys2K is exactly the type of relationship we look for with integrated software vendors.... Read more

Dometic Portable Refrigerators at Outdoor Show

July 20, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Dometic Group, a leading provider of mobile cooling RV and camping products, announced that it will showcase its new portable refrigerator/freezers at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah, Aug. 3-6. Dometic’s display at Booth No. PV3260 will feature the newly available CFX-28US and CFX-95DZUS, as well as the economical CC-40US and a range of other mobile cooling products and accessories. “The CFX looks like a standard cooler, but is actually a powerful refrigerator/freezer... Read more

KING Adds VQ4400 to Tailgater Antenna Lineup

July 20, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

KING announced the release of its DISH Tailgater VQ4400, a new enclosed-style portable satellite TV antenna. According to a press release, the latest model in the Tailgater line offers a lower price point than previous models with an MSRP of $329. “The ground-breaking DISH-specific Tailgater antennas have been flagship products for KING since 2011,” said Bob Barra, vice president of sales for KING. “We are excited to continue to strengthen our partnership with DISH and announce the launch... Read more

Cequent Introducing ‘Steadi-Flex’ Sway Control

July 14, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Cequent Performance Products has introduced the all-new heavy duty Steadi-Flex Sway Control with weight distribution. According to a press release, the new system (PNs 66559, 66560, 66561) is the latest in the Reese line, offering tapered spring bars, stylish cast components, and automotive-style friction material. “The design and functionality of the Steadi-Flex are features we have been working on for some time now,” said Tom Stalder, senior product manager. “It’s important to us to... Read more

CellTuck Launches New Update for Mobile Sites

June 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

CellTuck has released a mobile update that offers clients the use of templates to enhance website design. “The beauty of the templates is that once the dealer selects one, they then can easily just swap out the background image or even change the font colors,” said CellTuck Director Angie Cellucci. “This update offers flexibility to all user levels.” She added, “This new update allows clients to quickly change the look of their mobile site.  The templates in addition to full Cascading... Read more

ASA’s Harley Stereo Offers 6 1/2-Inch Speakers

June 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

ASA Electronics has introduced 6 1/2-inch speakers to enhance the audio capabilities of its previously released HD1BT525 Harley-Davidson replacement stereo package. According to a press release, the Jensen Power Sports audio kit, named HD1BT650, still features the “true” plug n’ play design that allows for both the stereo and speakers to fit into the factory fairings opening. “A 5 1/4-inch speaker can only reproduce so much bass — you need more cone area to produce more bass. The larger... Read more

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