2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

July RV Shipments Up 11 Percent Over Last Year, Towables Lead Market

Mon Aug 27, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

The RV Industry Association’s July survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 36,525, an increase of 10.9 percent from the 32,936 units shipped last July.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 32,835 units for the month, an increase of 13.2 percent compared to last July’s towable RV shipment total of 28,996.

Motorhomes ended July with 3,690 shipments to retailers, down (-6.3 percent) compared to last July’s total of 3,940.

Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 308,113 up 6.5 percent compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 7.4 percent to 271,337 units. Motorhome shipments are up 0.1 percent to 36,776 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 278 wholesale shipments, down (-12.6 percent) compared to last July. Year-to-date, Park Model RVs are down (-4.9 percent) compared to this point last year with 2,423 shipments.

View the following PDF documents for a complete breakdown of numbers.

RV July 18 Summary (PDF)

PMRV July Summary (PDF)

PMRV July 18 Destinations(PDF)