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Motorhome makers charting new courses to success
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Winnebago Industries is proudly showcasing its efforts to re-establish itself in the market, confident that new models will resonate with customers. Standing recently in the new Winnebago One travel trailer, national sales manager Fred Hershberger expressed his company's self-assurance. "If you can dream it, you can build it," he said. "We can do anything we want to do." The model includes features not normally found in travel trailers, including a window-ringed living room with sectional sofa and recliner. More

Go RVing 'Away' campaign set to roll out in 2012
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Go RVing will maximize exposure for its new "Away" ads by shifting more dollars into national television advertising and creating new promotional partnerships with leading cable networks. More

RV Assistance Corp. (RVAC) contribution to RV Learning Center reaches $26,000
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The RV Assistance Corporation (RVAC) has donated an additional $3,000 to the RV Learning Center, bringing its total contribution to $26,000. RVAC is the for-profit subsidiary of RVDA that develops member benefits for the association. More

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Arizona's snowbirds arrive
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Thirty years ago, Arizona's snowbirds were a largely monolithic flock of middle-class retirees in well-stocked RVs who were fleeing the cold Midwestern winter and who usually left by May. But they have since evolved into a richly diverse group, varying by age, income, state, country of origin, housing preference, political impact and social habits. More

Forest River RV trades remotes for tablet
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Forest River's new Aviator travel trailer is the first to incorporate smart technology in its design, replacing remote-control devices with a Sony tablet computer to operate all of the electronics, such as the fireplace and televisions. The tablet contains electronic versions of the owner's manuals and a series of instructional videos, and it can stream movies live to the unit's three flat-screen TVs. More

Tips for traveling light in RVs
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Some RV owners like to outfit their units with every item and amenity available, while others appreciate the RV's ability to offer spontaneous or quick travel. Owners who appreciate a quick departure learn to stop unpacking. Many items are best left stocked in the RV, since they'll only need to be repacked for the next trip. Keeping non-perishables in the vehicle at all times decreases preparation time drastically and makes spontaneous travel more enjoyable. More

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Forest River RV helping out with Toys for Tots
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Toy donations are starting a little early for a company that plans to donate nearly $18,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots. Forest River RV employees rolled up to a donation site in Mishawaka, Ind., in one of their company's RVs. The manufacturer says employees pitched in $17,800 this year for the charity. More
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