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 .

Thor Motor Coach Expands Hurricane Line-Up

Wed Nov 16, 2016

147931601446856.gifElkhart, Indiana – Thor Motor Coach has expanded its Hurricane line-up with a new 35M floor plan featuring a large open living area with double slideouts and one-and-a-half bathrooms. The luxurious 35M comes standard with solid surface kitchen countertops, leatherette fabrics and high-sheen cabinetry.

In the cockpit, leatherette chairs provide comfort while driving and functionality while camping. Swivel the captain’s chairs around and place the coffee table in between to create a cozy dining area for two. For larger families, this area provides extra seating close to the Dream Dinette booth that seats four.

Places for a good night’s rest are located throughout the motorhome. The 35M features a walk-around Denver Mattress king size bed in the bedroom, expanding sofa, Dream Dinette booth and a drop-down overhead bunk with a Cotton Cloud mattress that can support up to 500 pounds.

Other Hurricane 35M features include:

6.8L Triton V10 engine with 320-HP and 460 lb.-ft. torque
Automatic hydraulic leveling jacks
Back-up monitor and heated, remote exterior mirrors with integrated side view cameras
Dash workstation with 110-volt and 12-volt outlets
8,000-pound trailer hitch
11-cubic foot residential refrigerator with ice maker
40-inch LED TV in the living room and 32-inch LED TV in the bedroom
Exterior 32-inch LED TV
Onan RV QG 5500 gas generator
Black tank flush system
50-amp Service with Detachable Shoreline Power Cord
Dual 13,500 BTU Roof Air Conditioners
1800-watt inverter
Stackable washer/dryer combo ready

For more information and options available, visit thormotorcoach.com/hurricane.