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 .

Erwin Hymer Group to Showcase Roadtrek and Hymer at SuperShow

Wed Jan 18, 2017

148475986264927.jpgKitchener, Ontario – Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. will be showcasing both the Roadtrek and Hymer brands at the Florida RV SuperShow this week.

Erwin Hymer Group North America, Inc. will have two booths at the SuperShow this year, one dedicated to its Roadtrek brand and the other introducing the new Hymer brand. Both brands will be showcasing their full lineup of products with two new models on display in the Hymer booth.

Roadtrek, located in booth 130 in the Expo will have 11 models on display at this year’s show and will be showcasing some of its newest products and features including the recently launched Simplicity SRT. Roadtrek’s Simplicity SRT model is the newest entry level coach, aimed at the single traveler or couples looking to get away. It features a permanent queen size bed, permanent bathroom with shower, full kitchen galley and loads of interior storage.

“We are thrilled to be kicking off 2017 with both brands at the Florida RV SuperShow,” Erwin Hymer Group North America President and CEO Jim Hammill says. "It’s an exciting year for us and we are looking forward to showing off some of our great new products.

Hymer, located in the midway at booth 650 will be showcasing seven motorized models and two travel trailers. On display will be the all new Sonne, a coach built on the Ram ProMaster chassis, aimed at the female traveler. The Sonne features the largest bathroom available in a type B that includes a stand-alone shower. Finished in a light butter cream interior color, it also features a kitchen galley and permanent queen size bed. Also on display for viewing in the Hymer booth will be the new Aktiv 2.0 which is an extended version of the popular Aktiv model. Featuring all the amenities available in the Aktiv but with a larger bed and more storage. It is also available with an optional rear power sofa for those who prefer to have some extra seating in the rear of the coach.