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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 .

Xantrex Celebrating 25 Years of Freedom Series Products

Thu Apr 13, 2017

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Xantrex is celebrating 25 years of its Freedom series products in 2017. The first Freedom inverter was manufactured in 1992. It was the first micro-processor controlled inverter designed for boats and RVs.

Over time, Freedom has evolved, embracing newer, more advanced technologies. Today, Freedom represents a series of various types of inverters and inverters with built-in chargers for all types of mobile applications including RVs, boats, trucks, ambulances and other specialty vehicles.

“There are more boats and vehicles including RVs and trucks with a Freedom product than any other make or model," Xantrex Vice President Richard Gaudet says. "Original equipment manufacturers in both recreational and commercial applications rely on Freedom solutions for AC power and battery charging needs. While the Freedom 458 is the bestselling inverter of all time in the RV and marine markets, the Freedom HF dominates the heavy duty truck market. The latest addition to the Freedom family, the 1200-watt Freedom X is available in select models of major RV manufacturers.”

The aftermarket variants and higher power models of the Freedom X will be available July 2017. The unique aspect of the Freedom X is that it offers a multitude of configurable advanced features in a compact, robust package that is easy to install.

To watch a Freedom X teaser, click on the link below.

Additional Information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlxoJ0uxr8Q