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RVDA News Brief
July 29, 2009

Hirings Could Rev Up RV Industry
from the Indianapolis Star
Plans by two RV companies to hire additional workers could breathe life back into the Northern Indiana RV industry. Fleetwood RV said it was hiring 650 workers at its Decatur, IN, manufacturing plant. RV supplier Dometic Corp. is hiring 240 at its Elkhart, IN, factory. More
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RVs Getting Lighter, More Fuel Efficient
from the Washington Times
RV makers are using new composite materials called Eco Composites (EC), which replaces much of the wood and other materials used in traditional RV construction. Advantages to the use of EC are a lighter RV, translating into fuel savings and greater strength for longer-term durability. More
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Preliminary RVDA Convention Workshop Schedule Now Online
from RVDA
The preliminary workshop schedule for the 2009 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo is now online at www.rvda.org. More
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History Teacher and Family Discover America by RV
from the Santa Clarita Valley Signal
This summer, history teacher Robert Tilles packed his three young children and wife into the family RV and headed across country for perhaps the greatest history lesson of all. "My family and I decided to travel across the USA in our RV to discover America," Tilles said. More
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A Special Message from RVDA Chairman of the Board Larry Troutt
from RVDA/RV Learning Center
RVDA Chairman Larry Troutt invites all RV industry personnel to attend the 2009 RV Dealers Convention/Expo, and outlines the reasons this may be the most important convention in RVDA history. More
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Hybrid RV on National Media Tour
from the Washington Times
Everyone is going green, and the RV business isn't far behind. In fact, this summer the first concept hybrid RV is on a national tour. More
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Help RVDA and the RV Learning Center Thank the 2009 RV Dealers International Convention Expo Exhibitors
from RVDA/RV Learning Center
RVDA and the RV Learning Center would like to thank all of the 2009 exhibitors for the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. Make it a priority to visit the exhibits to show your appreciation for those who support you and RVDA. Don't see one of your vendors on the list below? It's not too late for them to sign up to exhibit. Ask them to exhibit today! More
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Nickelodeon to Feature RV in New Animated Series
from Nickelodeon
Later this summer, Nickelodeon will premiere its newest animated series, “Glenn Martin, DDS.” The story follows an adventurous dentist traveling cross country with his family in an RV to save his favorite childhood park. Though the adventure is unsuccessful, they decide to continue traveling in their RV, because it is fun and brings them closer together. More
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