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RVDA opens the doors to its first Virtual Expo
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The doors are now open to RVDA's Virtual Expo, where dealers can view products and services of major industry vendors, get information on educational offerings and dealership certification programs, and chat with other Expo attendees. It only takes a moment to fill out the free registration form, and then you can stroll leisurely through the exhibit hall and meeting rooms—without having to leave your dealership. Click here to register. If you're already registered, click here. More

'Paul' takes an RV road trip: Movie opens March 18    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
British comic duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost reunite in director Greg Mottola's latest movie, "Paul," a tale of two comic book sci-fi geeks and best buds who set out on an RV road trip to explore America's UFO heartland. During this pilgrimage, they suffer a close encounter with Paul, an extraterrestrial ambassador to Earth and current alien resident at the infamous Area 51. More

Reader's Digest RV to make a stop in Galveston, Texas
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RVs are a pretty common sight in Galveston, Texas but one in particular will receive special attention. This one is red, white, blue, and yellow and has two large green maps of the United States on the sides. Not to mention a cheerleader and a large man. This RV is a central part of the Reader's Digest "We Hear You America" campaign, a road show that will hit 100 cities in 100 days. "We're traveling around the country showcasing the best of America, and we're distributing $7.5 million to towns along the way," says Jay Ramos, one of three Reader's Digest "ambassadors" on the tour. More

The RV-EV Connection, DC power goes big time, and more with GE's Energy Group
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Is the electric-car charging station of the future a Winnebago? It could be, speculates Luis Ramirez, CEO of the Industrial Solutions Group at General Electric. Oregon consumers recently asked him whether an RV's engine could be used to charge an electric vehicle, since RV drivers often tow cars behind them as they travel down the road. Coming up with a charging system for RVs would help open a niche market. Technically, it's not impossible. More

The $25 Million Customer

One customer has done more for our industry over the past three years than any other single person. According to a study of customer purchases at the Parts counter since 2007 this single customer was responsible for $25 million in purchases. The chances are he's in your store too...

Go RVing Leads-Plus program gearing up for spring
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The Spring buying season is getting in gear, and Go RVing's sophisticated new leads prioritization system can help dealers make the most of it. Leads-Plus gives dealers access to the most motivated RV buyers in the market. This leads prioritization system is being launched to coincide with the March rollout of Go RVing's major lead-gathering buys in magazines, search engines, websites and direct response cable TV programming. More

RV technician certification preparation course information available on YouTube
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A special YouTube video produced by the RV Learning Center covers the RV Technician Certification Preparation Course, including frequently asked questions about the online program. Technicians who take the prep course have a far higher rate of passing the certification test than do those who don't use the course. More

Automotive Risk Management & Insurance Services
ARM is dedicated to addressing the unique set of insurance needs of the RV industry, including garage liability, property, inland marine, inventory coverage, crime, earthquake, flood, contingent liability, umbrella, excess liability, employment-related practices liability, pollution liability, dealership surety bonds, workers' compensation, and loss prevention and control. more

RV manufacturer American Coach announces results    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
American Coach–the luxury Class A diesel motorhome division of Fleetwood RV, Inc.–announced a 17 percent increase in registrations in a diesel motorhome market. The growth in sales allowed the Fleetwood division to increase its market share 30 percent. More

Parallel Ready, Remote Controlled Generator

The Powerhouse PH2100PRi Inverter Generator with remote start up to 75 feet. Variable speed for fuel economy. 2100 watts rated.

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