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 .

Winnebago Offers Hershey Attendees to Test Drive Motorhomes

Tue Sep 13, 2016

147378669988405.jpgFOREST CITY, IOWA – Attendees at “America’s Largest RV Show” will have the opportunity to get behind the wheel and test drive select diesel motorhomes from Winnebago’s lineup. This year’s show runs Sept. 14-18 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. There is no cost for test drives, but those interested are encouraged to sign up at Winnebago’s display in space B2.

Highlighting this year’s diesel lineup is the Grand Tour 45RL. At 45 feet, it is the largest motorhome Winnebago has ever built and offers many of the finest amenities found in today’s residential homes, according to a press release. Available interior features include heated floors, quartz countertops and an 11-speaker premium cab sound system.

Another new diesel floorplan on display at Hershey is the Forza 38W. With triple-slides, two baths and fixed bunk beds, this floorplan offers five unique sleeping spaces for family and friends. Other amenities include a standard electric fireplace, entertainment wall and dinette with picture window.

In total, 49 motorized and 24 towable products will be on display highlighting products across the entire lineup of Winnebago motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheels.

As part of the towable lineup, the Minnie 2500FL and 2500RL travel trailers will be featured. The 2500FL offers front living space with the convenience of dual entry doors and the 2500RL offers rear living space that houses a dinette, sofa and galley kitchen.

In the type A gas category, the Vista LX 35F will offer a new washer and dryer and residential refrigerator option. Other popular Winnebago products at this year’s show include the Fuse, View, Navion, Adventurer, Travato and Era.

For additional information about “America’s Largest RV Show” visit: www.prvca.org/