Best August ever in US!
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s August survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments were 45,031 units, an increase of 25.3 percent over the 35,946 units shipped last August. According to the RVIA, this was the best August ever.
RV wholesale shipments have climbed to 334,408 units through eight months of 2017, up 15.1 percent above the 290,582 units shipped during the same period last year, the RVIA stated.
All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 39,479 units for the month, an increase of 26.7 percent compared to the 31,155 units shipped in August 2016, the RVIA stated. Year-to-date totals for towable RVs are up 15.3 percent to 292,130 units.
August motorhome shipments were up 15.9 percent to 5,552 units above last year. Year-to-date motorhome shipments have reached 42,278 units on 13.9 percent growth over the 37,128 units shipped during the same time last year.