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 .
Thu Jan 5, 2017
LAS VEGAS Exhibiting for the first time at the 2017 International CES, Furrion has unveiled its new series of future perfect electronics for the home in a true style by showcasing them in its' ELYSIUM.
"We wanted to showcase all that Furrion has to offer at our first CES and the ELYSIUM does just that," Furrion Chief Marketing Officer Matt Fidler says. "Not only is it a luxury vehicle, but more so it allows us to show these products in a working home environment - even if it is a home on the go. We think consumers will respond well to the wide range of products we are offering that combine the best in technology advancements with clean, modern designs. Our company services four key industries: RV, yacht, business such as hotels and restaurants and now the home. As we continue to grow as a company into the mainstream consumer space, we knew the next step is to make sure we have an impactful presence at the world's largest technology trade event."
The ELYSIUM is 45 feet long, 8 feet wide, 13 feet, 6 inches high and is a fully operational luxury home on wheels. Complete with state-of-the art Furrion electronics - from three large screen 75-inch HDTVs, infotainment systems, cameras, fireplace, a complete kitchen that a chef would love complete with induction cooktop, convection microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, oven and a wine fridge. The ELYSIUM features future forward technology including a smart toilet and smart shower. The upper deck is for entertaining complete with an entertainment area, hot tub and helicopter landing area where you will find the Robinson R22 helicopter. The helicopter platform lowers above the master bedroom during transport. All the TVs feature Furrion's proprietary Vibrationsmart and Climatesmart technology making sure the picture is always razor sharp regardless of the conditions. The ELYSIUM features the latest in automation, observation and navigation making it stand out in both the RV and technology world.
Furrion's booth at the show (#31269) will showcase technological advancements from all four business divisions (RV, Yacht, Business and Home) from solar panels to professional kitchens and HDTVs to fireplaces and much more. The products work in harmony to fulfill Furrion's vision of "future perfect", reinventing luxury living for a new generation, helping consumers escape the constraints of everyday life and live a future of limitless possibilities.