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Forest River Berkshire Motorhome

Forest River Berkshire Motorhome

Year-over-year Canadian motorhome sales declined 21.2 percent in June while registrations rose 2.7 percent for the six months. Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) reported that data for the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario are incomplete.

Forest River Inc. was the Canadian motorhome sales leader through June, capturing a 24.6 percent market share, followed by Thor Industries Inc. (23.1 percent) and Winnebago Industries Inc. (14.1 percent).

June Class A registrations fell 22.8 percent from the year prior and 1.5 percent year-to-date. Thor was No. 1 in the category for the first six months with a 23.1 percent market share, ahead of Fleetwood RV Inc. (15.7 percent) and Winnebago (14.8 percent).

In the Class C segment, sales dropped 19.9 percent for June but were up 6.4 percent for the six months. Forest River held the No. 1 spot year-to-date with a 35.9 percent market share followed by Thor (23.1 percent) and Winnebago (13.4 percent).

 

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     ITASCA / SUNCRUISER 2009
     WINNEBAGO / ADVENTURER 2009-2010
     WINNEBAGO / J38S 2009-2012
Manufacturer: WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES INC. Mfr’s Report Date: JUN 14, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V278000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 63
Summary:
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES (WINNEBAGO) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 THROUGH 2012 WINNEBAGO COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MODEL J38S, MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 ADVENTURER MOTORHOMES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 30, 2008, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 9, 2011, AND ONE 2009 ITASCA SUNCRUISER MOTORHOME BUILT NOVEMBER 2009. THESE MOTORHOMES CHASSIS ARE EQUIPPED WITH BOSCH HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES WHICH WHEN EXPOSED TO LONG PERIODS OF TIME OF NON-DRIVING MAY EXPERIENCE DIAMETRICAL BRAKE CALIPER PISTON GROWTH AND REDUCED PISTON TO BORE CLEARANCE POTENTIALLY LEADING TO BRAKE DRAG AND OVERHEATING RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE.
Consequence:
REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS (FCCC) WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY OR OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT WINNEBAGO AT 1-641-585-3535 OR DAIMLER TRUCKS AT 1-800-547-0712.
Notes: 
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TOHTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
FOREST CITY, IOWA, May 31, 2012 – Winnebago Industries, Inc., a leading U.S. motor homemanufacturer,  announced its top motorized product dealer sales award winners for the 2012 model year. Winners were announced at the Company’s Dealer Days event in Las Vegas, Nev., May 14-16. 
Winnebago 2012 Era Motorhome

Winnebago 2012 Era Motorhome

Top sales awards were given to dealers of Winnebago®, Itasca® and Era® brand motor homes in the United States and Canada, as well as the top rental dealer and new dealer of the year for the Winnebago and Itasca brands. 

This year’s award winners are:

  • Top Winnebago Dealer North America – Lazydays, Seffner, FL
  • Top Itasca Dealer North America – VR Emond – St Nicolas, QC, Canada
  • Top Era Dealer North America – Motor Sportsland, Salt Lake City, UT; Colonial Itasca, Lakewood, NJ and Lazydays, Seffner, FL
  • Top Winnebago Dealer – Western Area – McMahon’s RV, Westminster, CA
  • Top Winnebago Dealer – Eastern Area – Lazydays, Seffner, FL
  • Top Itasca Dealer – Western Area – Guaranty RV Centers, Junction City, OR
  • Top Itasca Dealer – Eastern Area – VR Emond – St Nicolas, QC, Canada
  • Top Winnebago Dealer – Canada – VR St-Cyr – St Mathieu De Beloeil, QC, Canada
  • Top Itasca Dealer – Canada – VR Emond – St Nicolas, QC, Canada
  • Top Rental Dealer – Great Alaskan Holidays, Anchorage, AK
  • New Winnebago Dealer of the Year – La Mesa RV Center, Inc., Davis, CA
  • New Itasca Dealer of the Year– Camping World RV Sales, St. Augustine, FL

In addition to these awards, 104 dealers were honored with the Circle of Excellence award in recognition of their excellence in customer satisfaction, as it relates to the customers’ sales and service experience with the dealer. 

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