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 Oct 9, 2017
REV Recreation Group has recalled 2,532 of the 2013-15 Fleetwood Bounder and 2013-16 Fleetwood Southwind recreational vehicles.
The welds attaching the battery tray may be insufficient, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
REV dealers will inspect the battery tray and install fasteners, if necessary, to secure the battery tray, free of charge. The recall will begin Nov. 20.
Jayco, Inc. has recalled 374 of the 2016-17 Greyhawk motorhomes, model 29ME.
Damage to the liquid propane line can occur by the line being melted by the vehicle’s exhaust pipe, contacting the drive shaft or being kinked at the p-clamp.
Jayco dealers will inspect the LP lines, correcting them or replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall will begin Oct. 20.
Keystone RV Company has recalled 97 of the 2008-09 Raptor recreational vehicles, models 3310 and 3018, equipped with IOTA ITS-50R transfer switches.
These transfer switches may fail when exposed to elevated electrical loads in higher ambient temperature.
Keystone dealers will replace the transfer switch, free of charge. The recall will begin Oct. 9.
Daimler Vans USA, LLC has recalled 109 of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500/3500 vehicles.
The affected vehicles were manufactured without a driveshaft catch strap, allowing a loose driveshaft to strike the fuel tank.
Daimler dealers will install the missing catch strap for the driveshaft, free of charge. No date for the recall has been set.