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 .
Fri Nov 4, 2016
Freightliner Custom Chassis has released a video detailing its story on how its employees and philosophy have worked together to create 100 percent American-made motorhome, walk-in van, medium-duty truck, commercial bus and school bus chassis in the hometown of Gaffney, South Carolina.
With the backing of the Daimler family, Freightliner has access to advanced technology and engineering resources and tries to remain flexible to meet the demands and needs of all of its many customers and markets.
In the video, the Freightliner leadership team takes a few moments to speak about what makes the company unique.
To view the video, click on the link below, which will take you to the RV News Video Library.
Additional Information: http://www.rvnews.com/pages/video_library