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 Apr 3, 2017
Triple E Recreational Vehicles has recalled 15 of the 2017 Wonder motorhomes, model W24MB.
The vehicles are missing the "Exit" decal that should have been installed on the driver side cab door, according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Triple E has notified owners and has sent them an "Exit" decal to install, free of charge. The recall began March 27.
Entegra Coach has recalled 1,727 of the 2012-13 and 2015-18 Anthem; the 2013 and 2017-18 Aspire; and the 2012-18 Cornerstone motorhomes built on a Spartan Motor chassis.
The ball joints on the front suspension modules can loosen and separate, potentially leading to a loss of steering.
Entegra will be notifying owners and Spartan service centers will remove, clean, apply thread locker and reinstall the properly torqued ball joint, free of charge. No date for the recall has been set.
VanLeigh RV has recalled 270 of the 2016-17 Vilano fifth wheel trailers, models 325RL and 365RL.
The vehicles have a federal placard that indicates incorrect tire and load range information, which could lead to the vehicle being overloaded.
VanLeigh RV will notify owners and send them a corrected federal placard label, free of charge. No date for the recall has been set.