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.

Aliner Launches New Ascape Models at Elkhart

Wed Sep 26, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

147569356759800.jpgAliner has expanded it Ascape ultra-lightweight travel trailer lineup with the introduction of its new Grand Ascape and the Great Ascape that are on display at this week’s Elkhart RV Open House. According to a press release, the trailers weigh in at less than 2,000 pounds while offering a 12 percent increase in overall width.
 
“Aliner has been extremely pleased with the launch of the Ascape product portfolio. Our valued customer base asked us to keep innovating and add a larger version. As a customer-focused company, we listened and we are proud to bring to market the Grand and Great Ascape,” said Aliner President Brett Randall.
 
Both units feature a six-foot Thule awning and a flashy new exterior trim package. The Great Ascape also houses a Smev flush-mounted sink and stove, and a 100-watt solar panel. A Cool Cat heat pump is standard on the Great Ascape and comes with an option to upgrade to the Aldi radiant heat and water system. The trailer is also equipped with a self-storing swivel table added room in the living area.
 
“As a leader in the ultra-lightweight towable category, we always strive to bring new and exciting products to the market.   We are excited to showcase these new models to our dealers at the Elkhart Open House,” said Allan Reeping, director of sales.