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.

Recall Includes American Coach Type A Motorhomes

Mon Aug 12, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

156409823133876.pngA vehicle recall from REV Recreation Group includes potentially 163 vehicles in its American Coach brand that may have an incorrectly installed rear air deflector. The recall covers The American Coach Type A 2016-2019 American Eagle and Type A 2016 American Heritage.

REV Recreation Group was among 22 manufacturers with vehicles on a Monday recall list issued by the National Transportation and Highway Safety Administration.

The recall notice advises that on some vehicles with factory-installed rear air deflectors, the center mounting plate may have been installed incorrectly with screws that may loosen and possibly result in the air deflector detaching from the vehicle. If the rear air deflector were to detach it could become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

REV will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and properly secure the rear air deflector to the fiberglass cap with rivets, free of charge, according to the recall announcement. The recall is expected to begin Sept. 10.

NHTSA advises vehicle owners that “it is very important the owner get it fixed as soon as possible given the potential danger to you and your passengers if it is not addressed.

Also, owners should receive a separate letter in the mail from the vehicle manufacturer notifying them of the recall and when the remedy will be available. Owners can contact NHTSA's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236

Additional details are available on the NHTSA website at 19V529.