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.

Forest River Fire Investigators to Use Heavy Equipment

Thu Mar 21, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

Investigators continue to look for the cause of the fire that destroyed a Forest River RV plant in Elkhart, Ind., on March 12.

The South Bend Tribune reports that heavy equipment will be moved in next week to remove the roof and debris so investigators can safely continue their probe. The Elkhart fire department, the Indiana state fire marshal, Elkhart police and a private investigator hired by Forest River’s insurance company are month those investigating, the newspaper reports.

Investigators have said little thus far, but say they are examining every possibility.

No one was injured in the fire. The factory produced Vibe and Vibe Extreme towable RVs.

To read more, click here