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 .

Cummins Announces Two New Promotions to Executive Team

Fri Jul 21, 2017

145322220422564.jpgCummins Inc. has announced that Mahesh Narang has been named Vice President, Cummins Emission Solutions, and Shon Wright is named Executive Director and General Manager of Cummins Turbo Technologies, succeeding Narang.

The positions are effective Aug. 1 and Narang and Wright will report directly to Tracy Embree, President, Components Segment, Cummins Inc, according to a story by Automotive World.

“Mahesh is perfectly suited for this role,” Embree says. "Over his career, Mahesh has consistently delivered terrific results and exemplified strong operational capabilities while ensuring we provide increased value to our customers. CES is at an exciting, pivotal moment and Mahesh’s capabilities are uniquely suited to lead CES during this period.

“I am equally pleased that Shon will lead the Turbo Technologies organization. Shon has significant experience in building relationships with customers and understanding which products are needed in the market. I am confident that CTT will continue to excel as a strong organization under Shon’s leadership.”