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 .
Wed Sep 28, 2016
Truck engine specialist, Cummins, has launched its new heavy-duty X15 and X12 engines at this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Germany.
According to Cummins, the new engines meet 2017 EPA-GHG regulations in North America, and the 15L and 12L platforms also satisfy Euro VI equivalent regulations worldwide.
Cummins also displayed its components portfolio, which included technologies for fuel, aftertreatment and airhandling systems, as well as its lube and fuel filtration products.
Additional Information: http://www.primemovermag.com.au/news/article/cummins-launches-new-heavy-duty-engines