The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued the following recalls: DAIMLER VANS USA Instrument Cluster Display Too Bright A display that is too bright can hinder the driver’s vision, increasing the risk of a crash. Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,285 Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter…

By: RVBusiness| Published on: Mar 25, 2021 The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) February 2021 survey of manufacturers determined that total RV shipments in North America ended the month with 48,286 units, an increase of 30.1% compared to the 37,113 units shipped during February 2020, making this the best February RV shipment total on comparable record. “As…

January 29th, 2021 RV vacations are on the rise from coast to coast in Canada and how affordable a family trip is depends on a number of factors. The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada, the Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA) and Go RVing Canada recently released the updated 2020 Family Vacation Cost Analysis, which analyzes and compares…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued the following recalls: FOREST RIVER Cooktop Flame May Become Inverted An inverted flame can increase the risk of a fire. Potential Number of Units Affected: 86 Forest River is recalling certain 2021 Coachmen Viking and Clipper Travel Trailers. The cooktop may not be isolated properly from the furnace return…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has issued the following recalls:  Daimler Trucks North America, LLC Hydraulic Caliper Tie Bar May Be Loose A dangling tie bar could come in contact with the rotating wheel-end components or damage may occur from the brake parts flexing. Either scenario may increase the risk of a crash. Potential…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the following recalls: DAIMLER VANS USA Engine Hood Improperly Installed In the event of a crash, the hood could make contact with the windshield, entering the passenger compartment and increasing the risk of an injury. Potential Number of Units Affected: 1 Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA)…

December 21, 2020 The following is the latest list of RV recalls complied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA): • Daimler Vans USA LLC is recalling nine 2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter vehicles. These vehicles may have been delivered with a version of the printed and digital operator’s manual that may be inaccurate and/or…

From : RVBusiness  Dec 21, 2020 THOR Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO) today (Dec. 21) announced the acquisition of Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. and related companies (collectively, the “Tiffin Group”) for $300 million, funded with a combination of available cash and a draw on the company’s existing asset-based credit facility. The purchase agreement was executed and effective at the close…

By: Jeff Crider|Published on: Dec 19, 2020|Categories: Today’s Industry News| Shane Devenish is in a position to have an unusually comprehensive perspective of what’s happening across North America, both in the RV and campground businesses. Devenish is president of the Canadian RV Association (CRVA), the Canadian version of the RV Industry Association (RVIA), in addition to being…

The following is the latest list of RV recalls complied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA): • Forest River Inc. is recalling 4,203 2019 Coachmen Chaparral and Shasta, 2019-2020 Coachmen Concord and Orion, 2020-2021 Coachmen Cross Trek and Forest River Berkshire, 2019-2021 Coachmen Freelander, Leprechaun and Prism, 2020 Coachmen Mirada, Pursuit and Sportscoach,…

The following is the latest list of RV recalls complied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA): • Jayco Inc. is recalling certain 2020-2021 Fifth Wheel Northpoint 387RDFS(LZ) recreational trailers. The welds on the axle spindle may fail, causing the wheel/spindle assembly to break away from the axle tube. • Winnebago Industries Inc. is…

RV Shipments Projected to Eclipse 500,000 Units in 2021 By: RVBusiness| Published on: Dec 1, 2020 North American Wholesale RV shipments are forecasted to gain nearly 20% to 502,582 units in 2021 after totaling 423,628 units in 2020, according to the “Winter 2020 RV RoadSigns” prepared by ITR Economics for the RV Industry Association (RVIA). The…

The following is the latest list of RV recalls complied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA): • Daimler Vans USA LLC (DVUSA) is recalling 47,667 2015-2020 Mercedes Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles. The hydraulic power steering return line hoses may detach at their connection points under certain operating conditions, causing hydraulic fluid…

The following is the latest list of RV recalls complied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA): • Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling 143 2019-2020 Wonder W24FTB, W24RTB, and W24MB motorhomes. The Multiplex G9 electronic control center can fail if excessive voltage is applied. • Forest River Inc. is recalling 94 2019-2020 Rockport…