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 .

Lance Camper Manufacturing Announcing Enhancements to Truck Campers

Thu Sep 15, 2016

Lance Camper Manufacturing has announced 50-plus standard and optional feature enhancements to its segment leading truck camper products.

“Thanks to outstanding product and the dealers to represent and support them, our truck camper line up enjoys a 42 percent market share nationally," Lance Camper Director of Marketing Bob Rogers says. "This year's enhancements will help grow this number even higher.”

Most notable on the list are three all new designer décor packages. They include stainless steel appliances, gorgeous yet camper friendly planked wood flooring, new counter and table top designs, residential styled sink (most models) with high rise pull out faucet, new window treatment design as well as new euro inspired cabinet door and dinette drawer hardware. The 1172 model also receives a new kick-out/jack-knife sofa design and a new entertainment center design.

“We are very proud of our truck camper line up and are constantly making customer driven improvements in both form and function.” Lance Camper Manager of Research and Design Randy Hunter says.

On the exterior, key enhancements include a new molded TPO front cap for the 825 and 865 models, a solar panel option for the popular new 650 model and new 28-inch LCD TV’s.

“This years enhancements continue to make a great truck camper even better," Gary Conley of Lance Camper says. "The new decors are stunning but I’m also proud of the multitude of smaller less visible enhancements we have made this year like the new park/satellite cable access door and many others that make the camping experience more enjoyable.”