Heartland Revamps Bighorn to Fit Younger Buyer

October 15, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Heartland Bighorn fifth-wheel Long known as an innovator in the high-end fifth-wheel market, Heartland Recreation Vehicles LLC’s Bighorn line has gone through a complete redesign for 2019 to appeal to a much younger, full-time and extended stay buyer. “The demographics have changed for luxury fifth-wheels... Read more

RVIA Joining Coalition to Fight Impact from Tariffs

October 12, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Tariffs continue to be a major issue affecting U.S. businesses, workers and consumers, including those in the RV industry. This week, the RV Industry Association (RVIA) joined the Americans for Free Trade coalition and is encouraging member companies that are concerned about the impact of tariffs... Read more

Report: ‘NHTSA’ Releases Latest RV Recalls List

October 8, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Editor’s Note: The following is the latest RV recall list compiled by the National Highway Safety Association (NHTSA).  • Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling 997 2019 Grand Design Reflection, Imagine and Transcend travel trailers. These axles may be missing inner bearings on... Read more

Open House Sees Strong Dealer Traffic, Solid Sales

September 29, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

“Kid Rock” entertains Open House crowd Despite rainy weather — including a patented northern Indiana thunderstorm Tuesday (Sept. 25) night — by all accounts the 2018 Elkhart RV Open House was a successful all-industry venture. The business at hand, of course, was for dealers... Read more

TH2 Launches First Edition of Togo App for RVs

September 25, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

TH2, a joint venture between Thor Industries Inc. and Tourism Holdings Ltd. (thl), has launched the first edition of Togo, an app designed to serve as a companion to RV owners. The Togo app is being showcased during this week’s Elkhart RV Open House.  According to a press release, Togo... Read more

Heartland RV Intros Full-Featured Milestone Fiver

September 25, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

New Heartland Milestone fifth-wheel Currently marking its 15th year of operation, Heartland Recreational Vehicle LLC is introducing its all-new Milestone fifth-wheel, set to debut at this week’s Elkhart RV Open House as part of parent Thor Industries Inc.’s expansive exhibit area at the RV/MH Hall... Read more

Heartland Debuts Three New Cyclone Floorplans

September 24, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Heartland Cyclone fifth-wheel toy hauler Heartland RV’s Cyclone fifth-wheel toy hauler brand is launching three all-new floorplans at this week’s Elkhart RV Open House with the rollout of the 3713, 4101KING, and the 4220GIANT.  Product Manager Dustin Swindeman noted in a press release, “Our... Read more

Heartland Sharpens Focus on Customer Service

September 20, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Heartland has expanded its service operations in Elkhart Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC announced the implementation of several targeted initiatives that bolster overall product quality and customer service operations at its Elkhart, Ind., campus. (To view a video click here or scroll to the right... Read more

Heartland Landmark Intros 6 Floorplans for 2019

September 19, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Landmark Concord interior Marking a 15-year history of innovation in the luxury fifth-wheel sector, Elkhart, Ind.-based Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC’s flagship Landmark 365 continues to stay in step with consumer demand with six 2019 floorplans rolling out at next week’s Elkhart RV Open... Read more

Final Hershey Show Attendance is Nearly 60,000

September 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

RVs filled the Giant Center for this year’s Hershey Show America’s Largest RV Show, Sept. 12-16 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., tallied a final gate attendance of almost 60,000 people, about 5,000 off of last year’s record-setting totals. But most exhibitors came away from the annual trade-and-retail... Read more

Cruiser Stryker Line Continues to Enjoy Growth

September 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Cruiser RV’s 2019 Stryker travel trailer Howe, Ind.-based Cruiser RV continues to enjoy strong growth in its laminated Stryker travel trailer and fifth-wheel toy hauler line as the company reported that year-over-year sales are 21.7% ahead of last year’s pace. “We have seen unbelievable growth... Read more

Truma Hires Barbour as Sr. Technical Sales Rep

September 13, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Truma recently added Steve Barbour to its North American team as a senior technical sales rep. According to a press release, Barbour Steve grew up in Indian’s Elkhart County and has a background in product engineering/design, compliance and sales, in the RV industry for 24 years at Damon Corp.,... Read more

Report: ‘NHTSA’ Releases Latest List of RV Recalls

August 27, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Editor’s Note: The following is the latest RV recall list compiled by the National Highway Safety Association (NHTSA). Thor Motor Coach (TMC) is recalling 167 2018 Thor Ace 27.2 recreational vehicles. The rubber liquid propane hose may sag and contact the tire in the wheel well. For additional information... Read more

Thor Donates $15K, Nine RVs to Tents For Troops

August 3, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Jim Larson, who retired from the Navy on Aug. 1, and his family were the first military family to receive the Thor donated Sportsmen trailer Thor Industries Inc. and six of its subsidiaries donated $15,000 and nine RV units to Tents for Troops, according to a release. The brand new 2019 units come... Read more

TMC Hosts Super Hero Day at Boys, Girls Club

July 26, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Super Hero Day at Elkhart County Boys & Girls Clubs Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County announced that Thor Industries Inc. and its subsidiaries, Heartland RV LLC, Jayco Inc., Keystone RV Co., and Thor Motor Coach, have completed a series of four “RV Day” events for local club members held... Read more

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