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 .

Cummins Showcasing New Technology at IAA Show

Fri Sep 23, 2016

145322220422564.jpgCummins Inc. will showcase a diverse set of new technologies to tackle the challenge of reducing total cost of ownership for OEM customers at the upcoming IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover from Sept. 22-29.

The technologies address global challenges for engine systems and represent Cummins' unique expertise to deliver industry-leading integrated solutions for air handling, fuel and aftertreatment systems.

The innovative technologies being unveiled by the world leader in automotive technologies include turbocharger components designed for high efficiency and a tailored midrange fuel system that combined can offer up to 7-8 percent fuel efficiency improvements. Cummins expertise in aftertreatment solutions also is demonstrated with the unveiling of the new high performance Compact Box and display of the Single Module aftertreatment that offers a 60 percent reduction in space claim and 40 percent reduction in weight, providing significant improvements for customer integration and installation.

Additional Information: http://www.automotiveworld.com/news-releases/cummins-responds-industry-challenges-launch-new-fuel-efficient-technologies-iaa-2016/