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 .
Mon Dec 5, 2016
Louisville, Kentucky - Volta Power Systems unveiled its expanded pack size offering for advanced lithium ion energy storage at the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association show in Louisville.
“We’re pleased to be working with the RV industry during this key time when lithium ion is being integrated into the RV marketplace," Director of Operations Jack Johnson says. "Volta’s pre-engineered and tested, ‘delivered complete like a generator’ experience has been well received by the RV community and with this expanded product offering, we’re able to support all RV applications with a lithium ion solution. We expect our new 6.7kWh pack to have strong demand in towable applications and the 20.3kWh pack to be strong in the Class A and B markets. Lithium ion is already an expensive technology. Right sizing our pack offering was a key change to aid Volta’s RV customers in delivering a safe and reliable lithium ion experience to their customers, at the best price.”
Volta Power Systems’ is lithium ion solution is based on automotive safety and reliability technology and uses large format NMC lithium cells allowing for the lightest and smallest power solutions.