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TMC, JBL Bring Premium Audio to Sprinter Lines

June 15, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Thor Motor Coach (TMC), a subsidiary of Thor Industries Inc., announced the availability of JBL Premium Audio on the Sprinter-based Siesta, Citation and Synergy Class C motorhome lines. According to a press release, JBL and Thor Motor Coach engineers worked in tandem as each JBL speaker system was custom-tuned and strategically placed for optimized sound in the Sprinter cab. “This collaboration with JBL and Thor Motor Coach is an ideal extension based on shared technology expertise,... Read more

‘ConnecT’ Available on 2 Coachmen Trailer Lines

June 7, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard Co. announced that the company is expanding its partnership with Coachmen RV, a division of Forest River Inc., as the Winegard ConnecT RV Internet Wi-Fi Extender + 4G LTE is now the exclusive mobile connectivity offering on all Coachmen Freedom Express and Liberty Edition travel trailer models. According to a press release, Coachmen RV will be the first travel trailer manufacturer committed to utilizing the Winegard ConnectT. “Coachmen RV is very excited to be able to provide the... Read more

Active RV Intros Captain’s Chair Sheepskin Cover

June 7, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Yuma, Ariz.-based Active RV Upholstery Center has has expanded its RV product lines with the addition of custom-front sheepskin captain’s chair seat covers for Class A and Class C motorhomes. The company also produces motorhome dash covers and bras/masks. “It’s all about being comfortable. Sheepskin is well-known to help relieve the pressure points in the back, neck, shoulders and legs,” said owner Daniel Tuller in a press release. “To add to these benefits, the thick... Read more

Thor Tuscany Line Offering Winegard ConnectT

May 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard announced that the  Winegard ConnecT RV Internet WiFi Extender + 4G LTE is now the exclusive mobile connectivity product on  Thor Motor Coach Inc.’s Tuscany Class A motorhome line for the 2018 model year. “Our flagship Tuscany luxury Class A motorhomes offer the ultimate in beauty, style, and power in the most livable floorplans with high-end amenities. One of the most sought after amenities is connectivity. We have again teamed-up with Winegard Company to help keep... Read more

LCI Acquiring RV & Marine Seating Manufacturer

May 22, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

LCI Industries Inc. (LCI)  today (May 22) announced that it has acquired Elkhart, Ind.-based Lexington LLC, a manufacturer of seating for the marine, RV, transportation, medical and office furniture industries. Sales of the acquired business for 2017 are anticipated to be approximately $60 million. Jeff Wysong, president of Lexington, will remain with LCI to lead the acquired business under the direction of Ryan Smith, vice president of Lippert Interiors. “We are excited to add... Read more

Dicor Introduces New Lengths in DiSeal Tape Line

May 15, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Dicor Products has expanded its White DiSeal sealing tape roll offerings with the introduction of a new roll length option for customers. In addition to the existing 50-foot long rolls the product is now available in rolls that are 12 1/2 and 25 feet long. “At Dicor, we respond as quickly as possible to market demands,” said Dicor Products Vice President of Aftermarket Sales Dave Majewski in a press release. “Our customers requested new sizing options, which make the job of maintaining... Read more

WFCO Intros New Aftermarket Product Packaging

May 15, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

WFCO Electronics recently rolled out a new aftermarket product packaging design, with dealerships across the country now displaying the updated brand image. “Updating our aftermarket packaging seemed like a natural progression at this stage of our brand image update,” says Rich Dotson, president of Arterra Distribution, the RV division of the WFCO Group in a press release. “We have been introducing more modern visuals in all areas of our business to better reflect the leading role WFCO... Read more

MORryde StepAbove Entry Steps Provide Stability

September 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on MORryde StepAbove Entry Steps Provide Stability 

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 · Comments Off on Lippert Rolls Out SolidStep RV Entry Step System 

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 · Comments Off on Lippert Unveils New Products During Open House 

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 · Comments Off on New Dyson Cordless Vac Offers Longer Run Time 

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 · Comments Off on Spartan’s APS Provides Safety, Stability in A’s 

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 · Comments Off on Jayco, Thetford Align to Offer ‘Sani-Con Turbo’ 

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 · Comments Off on Lippert ‘EuroLoft’ Bed Popular with U.S. OEMs 

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 · Comments Off on Aqua View SHOWERMI$ER Saves Water in RVs 

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

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