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.

Forest River Berkshire XLT Debuts with Aqua-Hot Heating

Mon Dec 3, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

154385998361279.pngAqua-Hot Heating Systems Inc. announces the newly released Forest River Berkshire XLT type A luxury diesel pusher is equipped with Aqua-Hot’s 400D hydronic heating solution.

The Berkshire XLT is an all-electric appliance luxury 450HP tag axle unit. Aqua-Hot’s 400D lets owners put heat where they want it, providing even, moist interior heat throughout the Berkshire XLT. Running quiet and fume-free on the RV's diesel supply or AC shore power, it also provides continuous, tankless hot water to the motorhome's baths and galley.

"Aqua-Hot is a staple within the luxury coach market," says Tim Cunningham, Forest River Diesel Motorhome national sales and product manager. "We designed the Berkshire XLT to incorporate premium features, while maintaining a price point that makes it exceptionally attractive."

Powered by a 450 hp Cummins ISL Turbo engine tied to an Allison 6-speed transmission, the Berkshire XLT is built on Freightliner's V-Ride Rear RV Suspension System. Rated for a 24,000 lb. load, it easily accommodates the residential-style components and large storage areas.