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 .
Thu Oct 5, 2017
Grand Coach is reintroducing the Dolphin brand with its Luxury type B motorhome along with the all new NATIONAL-TRAVELLER at the California RV Show that begins Friday. The Dolphin is built on a Mercedes Sprinter chassis and features Caribbean accents throughout and high gloss wood cabinetry with routan inserts.
The National Traveler type B is 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.
Both units feature Ultra-Leather soft touch walls, headliner and seating with a kitchen area that has a solid surface counter top, microwave, refrigerator, induction cook top and sink with a cover.