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 Jun 26, 2017
Newmar Corporation has recalled 210 of the 2012-15 King Aire and Essex motorhomes built on a Spartan Motors chassis.
A component within the starter motor may break, potentially resulting in the starter motor overheating or drawing excessive current, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Newmar will notify owner and Spartan Motors dealers will replace the starter, free of charge. The recall will begin Aug. 13.