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 Feb 12, 2018
Hoping to capitalize on the success of its best brand name, Grand Coach has renamed the company Dolphin Motor Coach, according to information from the Elkhart, Indiana, company.
“Due to the initial success and recognition of the Dolphin brand, Grand Coach has renamed the company to further leverage that brand equity. Our new company name is Dolphin Motor Coach,” states Darryl Connors, president and CEO. “We will continue to build on the 53 years of Dolphin's history and brand recognition.
“Our product offering has expanded to five models: Dolphin, CapeCod, DayTraveler, Signature Series and National Traveler, and will in the future include the models: Sea View, Marlin, Tropical Breeze and Honey.”
The company’s website also will now include the domain name, www.DolphinMotorCoach.com.