The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Mon May 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the following recent recalls affecting RVs.
Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. is recalling certain 2018-2019 Phaeton, Allegro Bus, and Zephyr motorhomes. The alternating current electrical wires may have been improperly secured in the energy management module, causing increased electrical resistance.
Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternating current relay board and make sure the wires are properly secured, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in this month. Tiffin's number for this recall is TIFF-111. The potential number of units affected is 2,289.
Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2018-2019 Bay Star, Essex, New Aire, 2018 Bay Start Sport, Canyon Star, Dutch Star, King Aire, Mountain Aire, Ventana LE, Ventana, and London Aire motorhomes. The power supply for the WiFiRanger may overheat.
Newmar has notified owners, and dealers will replace the power supply, free of charge. The recall began April 18, 2019. The potential number of units affected is 476.