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 .
Fri Dec 8, 2017
The NHTSA issued the following recall notice:
Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Dynamax recreational vehicles, models ISC24FWM, ISC24RWM, ISC24FWMCD and ISC24CBM. If the vehicle is parked with the engine running, carbon monoxide may enter the passenger cabin through open windows or other openings in the floor. As a consequence, if carbon monoxide enters the passenger cabin, it can increase the risk of injury or death. Approximately 581 units are affected. Forest River will notify owners, and dealers will install stainless steel exhaust tips to lengthen the exhaust, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 15.
Click here for the NHTSA bulletin.