RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

Lippert Using Augmented Reality Technology to Sell its Parts

Mon Mar 5, 2018

152026726881850.pngManufacturer Lippert Components has been using augmented-reality technology for almost a year to help sell the stuff you'll find inside and outside RVs, according to an article on the WSBT22 website.

Lippert's RV product manager, Dominick Bilancio, can walk customers through an RV with Lippert parts, with or without stepping foot inside an actual RV, the station reports. "You can actually walk through the floor plan," says Bilancio.

The augmented-reality technology allows people to see 3-D images of components inside of an RV.