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 Sep 25, 2017
Grand Coach introduced its National Traveller at the Open House in Elkhart, Indiana.
“It is modeled after the No. 1 European Styled Class B sold around the world,” Grand Coach President and CEO Darryl Connors says. “Built on a RAM ProMaster chassis, it has 20 percent more cabin and cabinet space, with a maximum interior height of 7 feet, 4 inches.”
Amenities include high gloss hardwood cabinets with aircraft style overhead storage and hidden hinges, Ultra-Leather soft touch walls and headliner and seating for 8. The kitchen area has a solid surface counter top, microwave, refrigerator, induction cook top and sink with a cover.
“We are excited to offer this luxurious Class B and believe that it is timed perfectly for the market,” Connors says.