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 .
Wed Feb 22, 2017
Following Navistar International’s annual shareholder meeting on Feb. 14, the board of directors has elected company president and CEO Troy Clarke as its chairman.
Clarke replaces the retired James Keyes, who had served as non-executive chairman of Navistar’s board since April 2013. The change was effective immediately, according to a story from Heavy Duty Trucking. Additionally, board member Gen. Stanley McChrystal was elected as the independent lead director.