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 .

Scanstrut Launches Waterproof Wireless Charging Unit (VIDEO)

Tue Jul 10, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

Scanstrut has launched its latest tech innovation: waterproof, outdoor-ready, wireless onboard charging. The IPX6 waterproof 12/24V Qi certified waterproof wireless charging range enables charging for the outdoor environment, without the need for phone charging cables.

Designed from the ground up, the system was created specifically for use on board, with the unique technology is housed in an IPX6, fully encapsulated and sealed unit.

ROKK Wireless is ideal for RV use and is easy to install (see video below).

The waterproof wireless charger 12/24V (SC-CW-01) can be installed sub-surface, hidden from view but always ready to charge. Whether GRP (fiberglass) or wood, the unit can be installed under tables, cabinets, consoles or worktops. Installation works with a variety of panel depths and materials.

The contemporary look with two-tone color, designed to complement modern interiors and exteriors is low-profile and flush-mounted with an ultra grippy, non-slip surface. Designed to fit to any smooth surface, indoors or out.

Simply drill a 10mm cable access hole and fit to the chosen location and fast, Qi wireless charging is ready to go.