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 Jul 31, 2017
Keystone RV Company has recalled 910 of the 2016-17 Keystone Outback travel trailers, models 220URB, 240URS, 250URS, 255UBH and 293UBH.
The affected trailers were built with an incorrect drawbar installed to tow the travel trailer.
Keystone dealers will bolt on a reinforcement channel over the existing drawbar attachment of the frame, free of charge. The recall will begin in July.
Keystone also has recalled 137 of the 2016-18 Keystone Avalanche recreational trailers, model 370RD.
The affected vehicles have an adjustment bolt for the kitchen slide-out that could contact the front tire.
Keystone dealers will replace the adjustment bolt with a shorter one, free of charge. The recall began on July 27.
Jayco, Inc. has recalled 116 of the 2017 Jay Flight SLX travel trailers equipped with the Rocky Mountain Package option.
The Cargo Carrying Capacity labels on the affected vehicles did not include the weight of the water tank and water when calculating the CCC, therefore, the CCC is overstated beyond 1 percent variance allowed.
Jayco will provide owners with corrected labels, free of charge. The recall began on July 20.
Entegra Coach has recalled 18 of the 2018 Cornerstone motorhomes equipped with Cummins ISX 15L engines.
These engines have a fuel pump whose drive gear could possibly slip on its drive shaft, causing a fuel pump function loss, resulting in an engine stall.
Entegra has notified owners and Spartan Service Center/Cummins distributors will replace the fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall began on July 21.
Forest River, Inc. has recalled 12 of the 2017 Rockwood travel trailers, models RLF8301WS and RLF8301WS-W.
The affected vehicles have a federal placard with an incorrect ninth place check digit printed on the VIN label.
Forest River will provide owners with a corrected federal placard, free of charge. The recall will begin Sept. 11.