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RV/MH Hall of Fame Announces 2009 Inductees

The RV/Motorhome Hall of Fame has announced the election of the 2009 Hall of Fame class, which will be officially inducted at the Hall...
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Sportscoach Offers Less-Than-$100K Diesel

In a move to bring more players into the game, Sportscoach, a division of Coachmen Recreational Vehicles (coachmenrv.com), has announced a major deal that's sure to...
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California’s Campgrounds Expand Facilities

California – the nation's leading market for RVs and camping – is investing in new campsites, cabins and other upgrades at its private campgrounds,...
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Manufacturers Issue Recall Information

Foretravel is recalling 13 model year 2007-2008 Phenix recreational vehicles equipped with driver seats built by Villa International. These seats fail to comply with...
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4 New Floorplans for 2011 Monaco Diplomat

Focusing on the ‘livability’ of its floorplan offerings – including a full-wall slideout and bath-and-a-half layouts – Monaco RV today (April 29) introduced its...
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RV Ownership Reaches Record Levels

RV ownership has reached record levels in the United States with an estimated 30 million RV enthusiasts. On America's roads today are 8.2 million...
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New-Model News: ’07 Coachmen Concord

The Concord Class C motorhome from Coachmen Recreational Vehicle Company is a low-profile coach with aerodynamic styling that has the look and feel of luxury coaches....
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SmarTire to Supply Pirelli With Tire-Monitoring Systems

SmarTire Systems and Pirelli have signed an agreement for tire-monitoring systems that measure pressure and temperature of car and truck tires. Produced by SmarTire and...
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Saturn Revives Tow-Friendly Design

For years, the Saturn line of automobiles was generally accepted by RVers as the ideal choice for dinghy towing behind a motorhome. Though other vehicles...
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King of the Road Builds First Motorhome

King of the Road, a York, Nebraska-based fifth-wheel manufacturer, recently began building ...
Joshua Tree National Park

California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
Lifeline Battery

Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
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RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
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MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...