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 .

Fretz RV Awarded Pennsylvania Dealer of the Year

Fri Feb 3, 2017

Souderton, Pennsylvania – Fretz RV has been revealed by DealerRater as Pennsylvania’s Dealer of the Year in 2017. As one of the largest RV dealerships in Pennsylvania, Fretz RV serves customers in all the surrounding states of the northeast and extends its deliveries across the globe.

This is not the first time that Fretz RV has been awarded top dealer status by the popular review site. 2016 also came with the high-ranking honor, proving that customer service continues to be a top priority for the staff.

"We strive to provide the highest and most tailored service for each customer," Owner and operator Steve Fretz says. "By listening to the needs of the individual, we’re able to streamline the process and build a relationship that extends past the purchase."

The distinction from DealerRater is announced annually, recognizing dealerships across North America. The final tally is decided upon using the Bayesian algorithm, which takes into account the average star rating and total number of reviews from the past year. To be picked as a top dealer means that the dealership made the strongest positive impression on its customers due to the quality of the experience.

DealerRater.com offers a platform in the auto related field for consumers to tell their story and express thoughts on a dealership. This enables interested buyers to get a feel for a location and make an educated decision on where they would prefer to make a purchase. The company ensures that each review is written by real people by carefully screening to ensure authenticity. There are more than 2 million reviews on the popular website with a reach of more than 14 million customers monthly.