2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

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.

NHTSA Issues RV Recall Notices

Mon Apr 1, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154998714677212.pngThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued these recent recall notices:

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2019 Jayco Embark motorhomes built on a Spartan chassis, equipped with independent front suspension and front drum brakes. The cotter pins may be missing or improperly installed at the actuator rod of the front slack adjuster for the front brakes.
The remedy is Spartan has notified owners, and Spartan Service Centers will inspect and properly install the cotter pin or install any missing pins and adjust the brakes appropriately, free of charge. The recall began on Feb. 28, 2019. The potential number of units affected is 20.

Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2019 Reatta motorhomes built on a Spartan chassis, equipped with independent front suspension and front drum brakes. The cotter pins may be missing or improperly installed at the actuator rod of the front slack adjuster for the front brakes.

Entegra’s remedy is to notify owners, and Spartan Service Centers will inspect and properly install the cotter pin or install any missing pins and adjust the brakes appropriately, free of charge. The recall began on Feb. 28, 2019. The potential number of affected units is 45.

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2019 Alpine and High Country Montana recreational trailers and 2018-2019 Avalanche and Montana recreational trailers equipped with cargo trays. The rivets that secure the stop bracket to the cargo tray may shear allowing the cargo tray to detach.

Keystone RV’s remedy is to notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected fasteners, free of charge. The recall began March 26, 2019. Keystone RV's number for this recall is 19-347. The potential number of units affected is 1,535.

Jayco, Inc. is recalling certain 2019 North Point Fifth Wheel recreational trailers equipped with cargo trays. The rivets that secure the stop bracket to the cargo tray may shear allowing the cargo tray to detach.

Jayco’s remedy is to notify owners, and dealers will replace the hollow rivets with structural rivets, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Jayco's number for this recall is 9901431. The potential number of units affected is 13.