RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

CURT Manufacturing Publishes Towing Guide

Tue Jul 5, 2016

146773783483141.jpgCURT Manufacturing LLC. has made massive improvements to its Understanding Towing resource. Comprised of the Towing 101 beginner’s guide and an extensive Towing Glossary, Understanding Towing is a helpful resource for dealers and consumers alike.

The new Towing 101 is a basic guide to the complete towing experience. It is made up of 10 chapters, featuring detailed information, videos, diagrams and charts. It covers everything from basic towing components to safe practices on the road. Towing 101 also includes step-by-step walkthroughs on selecting a trailer hitch, installing it on the vehicle, hooking up a trailer and much more. The entire guide is available on the CURT website and can be downloaded in PDF format, using the links throughout.

The other component of Understanding Towing is the new Towing Glossary. Expanded from 140 to more than 500 towing-related terms, this resource offers clear definitions, helpful pictures and diagrams, as well as links to additional resources. It also has a number of related terms and associated links to allow the user to easily navigate the glossary.

To learn more about Understanding Towing and CURT Manufacturing, visit curtmfg.com/page/understanding_towing.