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.

Nexus RV VP Mike Peterson Retires

Wed Feb 6, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154946941115676.pngMike Peterson, vice president of type A products for Nexus RV, is retiring, according to the company. Peterson, a 40-year industry veteran, previously was sales manager of Forest River Berkshire Diesel products and was a shareholder for Damon Motorhomes prior to its sale to Thor Industries.

“In our brief time having Mike on board we were able to make some great changes in our Class A products. He has such a vast knowledge of this type of products (sic) and he knows so many dealers and vendors,” says Nexus RV Chairman Claude Donati.

“The RV industry has been such a great industry for me as I have cherished many great friendships and I have been blessed with being part of so many great companies,” Peterson says. “Starting in the 1970s and working through many ups and downs and watching our industry improve makes me proud to be part of the RV world.”