2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

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RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays 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.

TV Show Features Thor Motor Coach

Thu Mar 21, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155138256045000.pngA new TV series features motorhomes built by Thor Motor Coach.

Fun Roads Media Inc. says the first season of its first original series, RV Road Test, will offer a unique perspective ono the RV lifestyle.

“Thor Motor Coach is excited to be working with Fun Roads on RV Road Test,” Jon Krider, vice president of marketing and product development at Thor Motor Coach, says. “Our industry is changing and content like RV Road Test and a broadcast platform like Fun Roads are on the leading edge of that change.”


Fun Roads media says the show has a strong emphasis on how today’s RV technology lets RVers get the most out of their life on the road. The show is available on cable and satellite TV systems and can also be stream.

The 13-episode first season debuted on March 14.

“Fun Roads is pleased to add its first original series to our line up,” Jennifer Ortega, director of programming for Fun Roads,” says. “RV Road Test speaks not only to a new generation of RVers but also those that have been on the road for years.”