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 .

Dometic Launches New Portable Refrigerator with Wi-Fi Capability

Tue Jun 27, 2017

149857821732043.jpgELKHART, Indiana - Dometic is launching a new model in the CFX Portable Refrigerator/Freezer line at Outdoor Retailer, the CFX-100W. Its high capacity single-zone cooling chamber is great for extended trips or large storage needs.

Think twice about ice: Although it looks like a standard cooler, the CFX is an extremely powerful refrigerator/freezer, eliminating the need for ice.
The award-winning CFX line is an innovative solution to keep food fresh and drinks cold while on the go. Its rugged design comes fully equipped with heavy-duty stainless-steel hinges and strong latches, drop-down spring-loaded handles, removable baskets and detachable reversible lids.

Each product in the CFX line has the ability to utilize 12V, 24V or 110V power and the corresponding cords are included. The units also feature a smart memory design, which maintains preset temperature even after power has been turned off.

The key features of the CFX-100W include:

Size: This is the largest capacity unit in the CFX line. It holds up to 100 liters or 153 cans.

Positive-latching Lid: The clasps engage and “pull” the gasket for an airtight seal.

WiFi Enabled: Connect your smart phone and use the mobile app to control and monitor settings (available for iOS and Android).

USB Port: Charge small devices on the go.

Freeze or Refrigerate: Change the temperature setting to either freeze down to -7 degrees Fahrenheit or refrigerate your food.

The MSRP is $1,099.99 and will be available this fall. Visit www.dometic.com/en-us/us/find-a-dealer to find your local retailer.