Feb 19, 2010

Trojan Battery Company Introduces T2 Technology to its Flooded, Deep Cycle Lineup of RV Batteries

Photo Credit: Trojan Battery Company

Trojan Battery Company has announced the introduction of T2 Technology to its most popular flooded, deep cycle golf, renewable energy, floor machine, AWP, Marine and RV batteries. Trojan’s T2 technology integrates a series of refinements that enhance performance characteristics resulting in a more robust battery design. “Technological advances in OEM manufactured products place even greater demands on battery performance.

Exclusively available in Trojan batteries is Trojan’s Maxguard T2 advanced separator. The Maxguard T2 separator features a multi-rib geometry which keeps acid channels open longer enhancing electrochemical processing while reducing the risk of stratification.

This reinforced back web provides longer separator life and protects against degradation caused by temperature fluctuations; this feature is especially important in hotter climate regions where higher heat can increase separator degradation.

Source: Trojan Battery Company
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Learning to Love the RV Life on a Journey From Las Vegas to Utah

No matter how much experience you have as an RVer, there is always that first trip and the nervous first moments behind the wheel as a beginner driver.

A writer for TampaBay.com has documented his journey driving a rented RV from Las Vegas to Utah and learning the rules of RVing.

During the trip, he learns how to maneuver a giant RV while changing lanes in traffic, describes the variety of people and RV models he meets at an RV park, and offers tips for planning your own RV adventure.

Source: TampaBay.com
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Feb 10, 2010

Heartland RV Acquires Towable Trademarks From Fleetwood Enterprises

Heartland Recreational Vehicles has announced that it has acquired the remaining active trademarks of the towable brands from Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.  As one of the leading former manufacturers of towable RVs in North America, Fleetwood has some of the most recognized and iconic brands in the industry.

"This is an exciting transaction for Heartland.  Fleetwood's towable brands have long been among the most widely recognized names in the towable RV segment, with loyal customers and an extensive dealer network.  By acquiring the trademarks of Fleetwood's towable products, we will enhance Heartland's brand portfolio with industry leading names such as Prowler, Pioneer and Wilderness," said Brian Brady, CEO of Heartland.

Mr. Brady continued, "In the last five years, Heartland has become one of the leading manufacturers of towable RVs and is the third largest manufacturer of fifth wheel RVs in the U.S.  Our phenomenal growth and success has given us the financial strength to pursue the acquisition of Fleetwood's legendary trademarks.  We would like to thank our dealers and customers for their continued support of Heartland and we look forward to enhancing our industry leadership by continuing to create great products that our customers love."

Source: Heartland RVs
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Fleetwood RV Awarded Best Motorized Outdoor Display During Florida RV SuperShow

Fleetwood RV, Inc., was recently awarded best motorized outdoor display during the Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa, Fla., which ran Wednesday, January 13 - Sunday, January 17, 2010.

Fleetwood’s display was co-managed by one of its top dealers, Lazydays, and featured a variety of 2010 products including American Eagle, Discovery, Tioga as well as the brand new Encounter, Fleetwood’s first crossover motor home. “We're honored to have been recognized as the best motorized display,” said John Draheim, president and COO of Fleetwood RV, Inc. “We had a great location, traffic was better than expected and our products were well received.

Source: Fleetwood RV
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