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RV manufacturer does away with luxury towables line

Employees of Tiffin Group's Vanleigh RV got a rude awakening today, January 9. In a letter from Tiffin's president, Leigh Tiffin, it was announced...

Open Roads fuel program ditches Pilot/Flying J—but says gasoline discounts coming soon

After a two-year attempt at negotiating with the Pilot/Flying J truck stop conglomerate, Open Roads has given up. Open Roads is a fuel discount...

Experts speculate that gas could hit $7 this year

“Drivers could see gas prices surge to nearly $7 a gallon in some U.S. states as refinery issues bite supply and Chinese demand bounces...

Test drive new Winnebago electric RV on January 18

Curious about all-electric motorhomes? If so, and you're planning to attend the upcoming Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa which begins January 18, you might...

RV shipments drop more than half in November

It may "look at lot like Christmas" to many of us, but it's likely not too merry in the RV capital of Elkhart, Indiana,...

Keeping your credit cards safe—with your phone!

Earlier this month police were called to a Starbucks in East Lyme, Connecticut. Staff reported a disturbance with two men who were in the...

The dilemma of electrical vehicle power

The past two years have been a time of explosive growth in the exploration and development of everything electric. All forms of transportation from...

Glacier National Parks outlines 2023 reservations policy

Visitors to Glacier National Park in 2023 can expect to use a vehicle reservation system to access Going-to-the-Sun Road via the West Entrance and...

Study shows cities with most, least aggressive holiday drivers

The holiday season is known for being merry and bright, but hectic schedules, last-minute shopping and travel both near and far can translate to...

Tesla electric semitruck inspires all-electric Class A RV

An all-electric Class A RV based on Tesla’s commercial semitruck is in the concept phase. The motor coach would be powered by four electric...

Alliance RV founder gives RVTravel.com exclusive comment on unpaid overtime wage investigation

Last week, I published an article detailing a U.S. Department of Labor investigation into Alliance RV. In summary, the DOL found that over two...

Preowned RV prices continue to dive. Are we heading back to “normal” territory?

For several years, preowned RV prices were fairly steady and predictable. From 2017 through 2019, the average price for motorhomes stayed between $40,000 and...

Cities around the U.S. begin cracking down on RV parking

If you live in or have ever visited some of the major cities in the Western United States, you’ve likely noticed the phenomenon of...

Loan shark interest rates to buy an RV? How MSRP prices are set (good question!). And RV financing nightmares!

Would you take out a loan you knew you could never repay? Would you pay Mafia loan shark interest rates for an RV loan? There are...

Inflation and high gas prices to blame for campers changing plans in 2022

According to the KOA Monthly Research Report November Edition, campers and leisure travelers’ plans changed significantly throughout 2022. At least 74% of campers made...

Ford F-150 Lightning is best selling e-truck for November

Ford’s sales of electric vehicles expanded at approximately twice the rate of the overall electric vehicle segment in November, as Ford prepares to increase...

“Christmas in Coloma” celebration returns to gold discovery site

California State Parks will hold its annual “Christmas in Coloma” holiday celebration at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park (SHP) on Saturday and Sunday,...

How to extend F-150 Lightning truck driving range in cold weather

The Ford F-150 Lightning pickup has been tested in extreme cold conditions. It endured months of real-world winter driving in Alaska and Michigan’s Upper...

FCC authorizes more Starlink satellites

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission issued regulatory approval to SpaceX this week for the launch of an additional 7,500 Starlink internet satellites. The FCC order...

SpaceX announces Starlink RV discount for December

SpaceX announced a special limited-time discount for new Starlink RV subscribers for the month of December. New U.S. customers will receive their first month...

RV manufacturer investigated for failing to pay overtime wages

This week, the United States Department of Labor issued a press release detailing an investigation into unpaid overtime wages by Alliance RV. The investigation...

Couple buys lemon RV – gets ALL their money back

We’re not sure it’s a "lived happily ever after" story, but it is one that shows the value of perseverance. An Australian couple, William...

RV shipments decline sharply again in October

RV shipments in October declined sharply again over last year with traditional travel trailers leading the way. The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) October 2022 survey...

Hot August Nights returns in 2023 with classic cars and rock ‘n’ roll

All right, RVers, mark your calendar now as America’s love affair with classic cars, rock and roll and nights filled with nostalgia returns in...

Secret bunker found under Arizona RV storage yard (with photos)

Police in Arizona may have called on officers with golf experience in a recent bust. It all took place in Waddell, a community northwest...

RV giant Thor Industries partners with electric vehicle company

As the world transitions away from fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, the RV industry is forced to begin designing electrified solutions. Earlier this year, Thor Industries released...

Industry report reveals RV demographics are changing

The cliché stereotype of retired, snowbirding RVers is long over. Recent data from the IDS 2023 RV Industry Trends Report shines a light on...

High-tech Starlink-connected “porta potty” is a time machine for outhouses of the future

There is usually not much to enjoy in a porta-potty, but Jupe is working to change that with new high-tech portable toilets. They are...

Starlink announces data cap, stirs controversy

SpaceX announced on November 1st that it would implement a “Fair Use Policy” for residential subscribers that would cap “Priority Access” data at 1T...

In defense of the good ol’ American V8 pickup. It’s still the best for RVing

The best kind of vehicle for RVing is the simple American V8 pickup truck. Period. And I also realize those are fighting words with...

Norcold to shut down all U.S. refrigerator manufacturing

A definite chill has set in for more than 350 Norcold refrigerator manufacturing employees. The chill isn’t coming from the cooling units. Instead, these...

Thetford toilet consumer says he got crappy service

This is the tale of two toilets—and their very unhappy owner. Rick S. owns a Super C motorhome equipped with two Thetford toilets—Tecma macerator...

Free admission to California State Parks on Veterans Day

California State Parks will honor the service of U.S. veterans, as well as active and reserve personnel, by offering free admission to 132 select...

Are we running out of diesel fuel?

Recent headlines have drawn attention to a shortage of diesel fuel across the country. The number of days of current supply has dropped to...

Will electric vehicles spell doom for gas stations?

All the buzz about electric vehicles, i.e.,"EVs," has people talking and speculating about the end of an American institution, the gas station. RVers can’t help...

Want to rent your RV? Think twice!

Companies that will help you rent out your RV are blossoming across the internet. Some promise you can make thousands each year: It’s all...

Cummins unveils new line of compact Onan Power Stations

Global power and technology leader Cummins Inc. has launched Onan Power Stations, the latest offering in its portfolio of backup power solutions. Cummins Power...

Study shows increase in winter camping

Perhaps the traditional slow winter camping season won't be so slow this year — and in years to come. The October KOA Monthly Research Report...

RV shipments plunge in September

The champagne cork has quit popping in the RV manufacturing capital of Elkhart, Indiana, after celebrating record shipments and sales. Results for the RV Industry...

RoverPass announces ‘Flag a Camper’ feature to correct bad camper behavior

Think there is nothing to be done about bad campers? Not quite! RoverPass, an online campsite-booking platform, has just launched the “Flag a Camper”...

Study finds human presence in National Parks drastically alters animal behavior

I’m sure you've seen the videos of negligent National Park visitors approaching bison and elk in the hopes of snapping a close-up photo. Or...

Marcus Lemonis is back on TV, but not for what you expect

Marcus Lemonis, best known as the owner of Camping World, is striking out in a new direction: home improvement! Yes, his newest venture is...

Winnebago debuts better buying experience on its website

Winnebago and Rollick, a customer engagement provider, have partnered to launch an innovative shopping experience at Winnebago.com to better engage consumers in the RV...

GM spanked in $102M class action lawsuit – Should RVers go after Elkhart?

A federal jury in California has hit General Motors with a whopping verdict. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California says...

Hitchless towing unveiled by Toyota: Is this the future of RVing?

You heard that right. Last month, Toyota issued a monumental press release that has made shockwaves in the auto industry. It may sound like...

New RV sales head downward—What’s the future hold?

Like a kid coming off a “sugar high,” the RV industry may be seeing the end to the “good times roll” of the COVID-19...

Stolen trailer we posted was located; crooks caught after tip pays off

Back in early September, we posted a story in our regular Stolen RVs segment on a case from Eagle Mountain, Utah. Seems that on...

Grand Design RV to offer anti-lock braking system

From a Press release MIDDLEBURY, Ind., October 10, 2022 – Grand Design RV has announced the launch of an anti-lock braking system (ABS) on select models,...

Ian blasts Florida; how it’s affected RVers

September 28 will long be remembered by Floridians, and those who call Florida their winter home. Hurricane Ian blasted ashore, the fifth-strongest hurricane to...

Have you been affected by Hurricane Ian?

Hurricane Ian may just be one of the largest blows to ever hit the U.S. mainland. Have you been affected by this gigantic, devastating...

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