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As the economy continues its slow but steady rebound, it appears that demand for commercial and recreational vehicles is on the rise - at least for Ford anyway. With claims of being the best-selling motorhome chassis builder, Ford is increasing production of its stripped chassis (pictured), which is used to underpin large commercial vehicles and Class A motorhomes, to meet rising demand.

Ford says that motorhome sales were up 14 percent last year, including a massive 43-percent surge in the fourth quarter, and registrations for its F-53 motorhome chassis were the highest they've been since 2007. To go with the increased chassis production, Ford is also upping production capacity of the 6.8-liter V10 it uses in the F-53 (and the F-59 commercial chassis) as well some E-Series and F-Series Super Duty models. Feel free to read more in the press release below.Continue reading Motorhome business is booming for Ford

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