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.

Tiffin, Newmar Units Among Recent RV Recalls

Mon May 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154998714677212.pngThe 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.