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 .

RVDA Enters 25 Years of Endorsement of XtraRide

Wed Jul 20, 2016

145072686053695.jpgFairfax, Virginia - RVDA and Protective Asset Protection are entering the 25th year of the association’s exclusive endorsement of the XtraRide RV Service Contract Program.

The XtraRide program brings dealers increased profit opportunities while providing quality protection for their customers. A leader in the market, Protective Asset Protection has the ability to underwrite, administer and market its own service contract programs.

“RVDA is pleased to exclusively endorse a program that provides peace of mind for consumers, dealers and their employees,” RVDA President Phil Ingrassia says. "The quality of the XtraRide program has stood the test of time because of its outstanding coverages, excellent customer service, strong agent network and its long-term commitment to the RV industry.”

“We are very pleased with our long-term relationship," Protective Asset Protection Vice President Bill Koster says. "I sincerely believe it has been beneficial for both parties."

In addition to its ongoing support of RVDA through the exclusive endorsement, Protective Asset Protection is a leader in continuing education for RV dealers and their employees through partnerships with the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

RVDA, the National RV Dealers Association, is the national association representing RV retailers. The association's members include RV dealers, RV rental operators and RV aftermarket sales and service locations. For more information, visit www.rvda.org.