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 .

Airstream Announces Partnership with Phoenix American

Mon Jul 11, 2016

Jackson Center, Ohio – Airstream has announced its partnership with Phoenix American Warranty Company, Inc., to launch a new Certified Pre-Owned service contract program to its dealers.

“With a 67 point inspection requirement, this branded Certified Pre-Owned warranty will help Airstream give peace of mind to our customers and provide additional value to our dealer partners in offering a unique product in our industry,” Airstream President and CEO Bob Wheeler says. "Backed by their many years of experience, we’re looking forward to working with Phoenix American and to continue our reputation of being leaders in customer satisfaction.”

Phoenix American, a premier provider in the Vehicle Service Contract, GAP Waiver and Vehicle Protection Product industry, has built its business by working in partnership with the Nationwide Insurance group, one of the largest and highest rated financial service companies in America, for the past 31 years. All service contract programs written or administered by Phoenix American are 100 percent insured by the Nationwide Insurance group which is rated A+ XV (“Superior”) by A.M. Best Company.

“We are honored to be selected to partner with Airstream on this new venture and look forward to providing high quality solutions to Airstream and its customers,” Phoenix American President Steve Brooks says. “We’ve grown to be one of the largest independent service contract administrators in the United States, and we’re excited to bring our award-winning ASE Blue Seal of Excellence team to Airstream.”