Tag Archives: recreational vehicle

Planning For Retirement

Preparing for retirement is a lot of work. That’s one of life’s great ironies. Both financial and physical well-being in retirement require foresight and planning. In his book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” Stephen Covey writes, “I am … Continue reading

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Motorhome Driving Is Easier With Comfort Drive

For many, getting behind the wheel of a motorhome isn’t the pleasurable experience it should be. Maneuvering in and out of tight spaces can be a chore, while maintaining control at highway speeds—especially in the midst of a crosswind—can be … Continue reading

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Travelino—Lightweight Camper Of The Future Debuts At Motorhome Show

Last year, German camper specialist Knaus Tabbert used the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon to present its vision of the future camping trailer. The yacht-inspired Caravisio was a large, luxurious home-on-wheels with improved aerodynamics. Thanks to the bed positioning, the front is arrow-shaped which … Continue reading

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RV Boom & Expansion Plans

When Thor Industries purchased Shipshewana, Indiana-based KZRV in April, expansion was not on their radar. But that changed a day after the purchase was finalized when Thor officials walked through the manufacturing plant. “On the first day after owning them, … Continue reading

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Airstream Announces Interstate Grand Tour Details & Pricing

In an earlier article on Vogel Talks RVing, I reported on the introduction of the new Airstream Interstate Grand Tour. Jackson Center Ohio-based Airstream Inc. has now announced additional details and pricing for its newly-released Interstate Grand Tour. The Class B motorhome … Continue reading

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Are You Overweight? 

Is your RV overweight? There’s only one way to know for sure: Escapees SmartWeigh. The Escapees SmartWeigh program provides accurate individual wheel weights for your RV, toad, and tow vehicle, and will help you trim the pounds if you need … Continue reading

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Grand Design Introduces Owner’s Pledge Initiative

Middlebury, Indiana-based Grand Design Recreation Vehicle Company announced the implementation of the Grand Design Owner’s Pledge initiative. “The initiative is a straightforward commitment that will help Grand Design and their independent dealerships across North America make customers for life,” said … Continue reading

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EverGreen RV Finalizes Acquisition of Skyline RV

Middlebury, Indiana-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles has announced that the purchase of Elkhart, Indiana-based Skyline Recreational Vehicles Division has been finalized and is now complete. The announcement came just hours after Phoenix-based manufactured housing builder Cavco Industries Inc. issued a news … Continue reading

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Airstream Introduces 2015 Airstream Classic

Jackson Center, Ohio-based Airstream has announced the introduction of the latest addition to the brand’s legendary travel trailer model line with the 2015 Airstream Classic. The new Classic trailer was inspired by the needs of generations of owners with a … Continue reading

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Fifth Wheel St. Introduces RV Tow Check App

Crestview, Florida-based Fifth Wheel St. has introduced the web-based RV Tow Check app, available for free and accessible on smartphones and tablets. The minimum requirement for RV Tow Check requires three inputs by the buyer or dealer: gross combination weight rating (GCWR), gross … Continue reading

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