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 Mar 2, 2018
Hydralift, the specialist in motorcycle lifts for RVs, is now supplying lightweight cargo lifts built specially for smaller RVs, trucks and vans, according to the company.
“The 502474 Mini Hydralift is so universal that it can be installed on most all type B and C smaller-chassis motorhomes as well as most trucks and vans including the Sprinter and transit vans,” states the company website. “Don’t let the size and lightweight fool you this is a real power lift and has a 500-pound capacity. Strong and powerful and easy to use makes this lift the perfect fit for most smaller RV’s, trucks and vans.”
Hydralift designed the 502474 as a completely bolt-on application, so most Mini Hydralift installs can be completed with normal hand tools and require no welding or metal fabrication.The Mini Hydralift installs to most all class III trailer hitch receivers and adds two patented tethering stabilizers to keep cargo stable and secure.
The Mini Hydralift has a built-in towing receiver, allowing users to carry cargo and tow a car, jet ski or small fishing boat.