Q&A with RVDA Chairman of the Board Andy Heck
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RVDA Chairman of the Board Andy Heck of Alpin Haus in Amsterdam, NY, answers some questions he's been hearing from members and pays tribute to RVDA President Mike Molino in his March 2012 chairman's report, as seen in RV Executive Today magazine. More

RV industry sales are up
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The RV industry has picked up, and those who were hesitant to buy an RV in the past have decided now's the time. Organizers of the Oregon RV Show and Sale say this weekend's gig was a huge success. Not only did thousands of people come to check out the RVs, but many of them bought one as well. More

Go RVing's 'Away' campaign draws motivated leads
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The all-new "Away" media campaign, featuring evocative images of families enjoying themselves while RVing in spectacular locales, is drawing leads to the Go RVing website. Sign up with the Leads-Plus tie-in program to receive these leads categorized by how likely an individual is to buy. More

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Video game MLB 2K12 announces spring RV tour
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2K Sports announced the return of the MLB 2K12 RV tour. The annual coast-to-coast mobile experience features special giveaways, batting cages and hands-on play time with MLB 2K12. The RV will be rigged with portable Xbox 360 and PS3 systems giving players a chance to get a feel for the game. More

RV sales rise in January
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The RV market is coming off of a 5.1 percent increase in RV shipments in January compared with the same month a year ago, according to RVIA. And despite recent increases in gas prices, a study shows that gas would have to reach $15 to $20 per gallon before sales of towables were affected. More

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As Elkhart, Ind., electric-car dreams fizzle, RVs come back
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Manufacturing electric vehicles was supposed to be Elkhart's ticket to economic recovery, but it didn't work out as planned. The electric car boom didn't materialize; instead, the RV industry is reviving. More

Get the RV ready for 'Vacation' sequel!
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Time to get the RV ready, because there's a new Vacation sequel in the works. The sequel/reboot will follow Clark Griswald's now-grown son Rusty on a trip with his own family. More

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'These aren't your parents' RVs'
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There's a natural progression when it comes to camping and RVs, says Jim Kring. Young couples start off in tents "but get sick of laying on the ground and graduate to a pop-up camper, particularly after the first child." Then, as the family grows, they graduate into an RV and keep upgrading as everyone gets older. Finally, when the kids are gone, "they buy a motorhome and go see the U.S." More

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Patrick acquires Oregon company
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Elkhart-based Patrick Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of RV components, has bought Oregon-based Décor Mfg., which produces laminated RV products. "The Oregon market is significant in terms of RV market potential, and we estimate it to be the second largest RV producing sector outside of the Midwest," said Patrick president and CEO Todd Cleveland. More

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