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 .
Wed Feb 21, 2018
Cummins Inc.has announced the release of a five-part video series that explores the advantages diesel-powered motorhomes over gasoline-powered alternatives. Each video in the series covers different topics: fuel economy, hill climbing capability, noise comparison levels, vehicle braking differences and customer support.
Hosted by Evie, Cummins RV's road travel expert, the video series is designed to educate customers on the economic and logistic benefits of diesel. The videos demonstrate to consumers such advantages as mileage savings and travel comfort levels. The videos also show field tests on how diesel works for an RV to highlight the differences between diesel and gasoline for powering motorhomes.
“With this video series, we want to demonstrate to consumers the numerous benefits behind choosing a diesel powered RV and how beneficial diesel fuel can be for traveling near and far with their Cummins RV diesel engines,” says Jodie Wilson, marketing communications director at Cummins Inc. “Creating a fun yet informative series and laying out all the facts on diesel powered motorhomes will give consumers the chance to decide for themselves which type of RV is best for them.”
The videos are available on the Cummins web site and the Cummins Engines YouTube channel.