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 Aug 28, 2017
Newmar Corporation has recalled 1,167 of the 2014 Mountain Aire and 2014-17 Dutch Star recreational vehicles built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America.
These chassis have a battery cable mounting bracket that may not have been installed correctly. As a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.
Newmar will notify owners and Daimler Trucks dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall will begin Oct. 8.
Keystone RV Company has recalled 161 of the 2017 Crossroads Redwood and Cameo recreational trailers.
The propane manifold under the kitchen slide may contact the floor potentially causing damage to the propane line.
Keystone dealers will reposition the propane manifold and remove the metal trim along the main floor for extra clearance, free of charge. The recall began Aug. 18.
Forest River, Inc. has recalled 47 of the 2016-17 Berkshire vehicles built on Freightliner Custom Chassis XCR chassis.
A battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly. As a result, the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting.
Forest River dealers will inspect and revise the battery cable mounting bracket and cable routing, as necessary, free of charge. The recall will begin Oct. 6.
Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC has recalled 20 of the 2018 Pioneer recreational trailers, models RD210 and BH250.
The liquid propane hose may not have been properly secured to the frame near the tire and, as a result, the tire may rub through the LP hose causing a leak.
Heartland dealers will properly secure the LP hose against the frame with a D-style hose clamp, free of charge. The recall will begin Sept. 4.